JOIN US IN THE TRI-CITIES: August 4, 5 and 6, 2014 at the Three Rivers Convention Center in Kennewick. Superintendents, principals, K-3 teachers, child care providers, parents and community agency partners will attend this special three-day event.
Full-day Kindergarten Institute – Monday, August 4 – OSPI and partners are hosting a one-day Full-day Kindergarten Institute that will provide valuable information to kindergarten teachers, elementary school principals, and school district staff on how to structure classroom environments and use what we currently know about child development to provide developmentally appropriate practices in full-day kindergarten classrooms.
Starting Strong Conference– Tuesday and Wednesday, August 5 and 6 – ESD 123 and partners are hosting this two-day conference featuring keynote speakers and numerous breakout sessions focused on P-3 alignment and implementation including WaKIDS, the Early Learning Guidelines and Common Core, Community Collaboration and much more!
Registration will begin in April
ATTENTION PRESENTERS: We are pleased to invite you to submit a proposal to present at the 2014 conference. The Starting Strong Conference is well known within the State of Washington for providing high quality, evidence based training for professionals working with young children and their families. Last year, attendance exceeded 600 participants. To submit a proposal or for additional information email: [email protected]. The application deadline is March 15, 2014.
ATTENTION EXHIBITORS: Exhibitors – early bird registration is through April 30, 2014. For additional information or an application email: [email protected]
Please feel free to share this invitation with your colleagues, and contact me if I may provide additional information.
Starting Strong Save-the-Date:
August 4, 5 and 6, 2014
Three Rivers Convention Center