Preliminary Schedule

Thursday, November 7, 2019
1:00pm - 5:30pm Registration
4:30pm - 7:00pm President's Welcome Reception - Join the CAAEYC President for an intimate gathering with hosted beverages and snacks
Friday, November 8, 2019
6:45am - 5:30pm Registration
7:30am - 8:30am Full Breakfast
8:30am - 9:30am Opening Session, Kris Perry
9:30am - 10:00am Break
10:00am - 11:30am

Workshops (5 concurrent sessions)

Info Session Track: The Psychological Impact of Active Shooter Drills and Other Realistic Simulations; Kelly O'Lague Dulka, Presenter

Models Track: Improving California's Early Childhood Education System Through Collaboration and Partnerships; Shelia Arnold, Deborah Clark-Crews and James Moses, Presenters

Skill Building Track: Reflection and Feedback: Leveraging the Power of Collaborative Learning to Improve Teacher Practice; Katie Emerson-Hoss, PhD and Miriam Packard, PhD, Presenters

Systems Updates Track: Understanding the New ECE Teacher Performance Expectations and the Role of Competencies in Early Childhood in Preparing the Field; Jan Fish, EdD, and Phyllis Jacobson, EdD, Presenters

Values Track: Creativity Flows from a Quiet Mind: Meditation for Busy People; Laura Bridges-Newhouse, Presenter

12:00pm - 1:00pm Networking Lunch
1:30pm - 3:00pm

Workshops (5 concurrent sessions)

Info Session Track: Building Together: Collaborative Leadership for ECE Workforce Development Systems; Fiona Stewart, Presenter

Models Track: Teacher-Powered Models: Transforming Professional Learning from the Inside Out; Chris Sciarrino, Presenter

Skill Building Track: Presenting Professional Learning: Exciting or Stressful?; Betsy Fox and Katherine Powell, Presenters

Systems Updates Track: CDE Updates PDG Updates; Stephen Propheter, Presenter

Values Track: Placemats or Tablecloths? How to Set the Table for a Feast of Cultural Values Through Understanding Individualism and Collectivism; Carrie Rothstein-Fisch, PhD, Presenter

3:00pm - 3:30pm Break
3:30pm - 5:00pm

Workshops (5 concurrent sessions)

Info Session Track: Effectively Facilitating Professional Learning in Early Childhood: An Introduction to the New California Adult Learning Early Educator Competencies; Julie Nicholson, PhD, Presenter

Models Track: Promising Practices in Early Educator Preparation: Supporting a Strong, Diverse Workforce; Jessica Barajas, Jessica Campos, Hanna Melnick, Nicole Porter, EdD, and Randi Wolfe, PhD, Presenters

Skill Building Track: Engaging Adult Learners: A Joyful Journey; Teresa Byington, PhD, Presenter

Systems Updates Track: Improving Practice Through High-Quality Coaching and Training; Melinda Geiser and Debra Silverman, PhD, Presenters

Values Track: Reflect and Learn First, Teach Second: How to Support Educators Begin and Continue the Journey of Cultural Competence and Strengthening Family Partnerships; Tamarra Barret-Osborne and Heidi Mendenhall, Presenters

5:15pm - 6:30pm Meet-up Café: Join us to connect and collaborate. Discover the conversations by sharing your experiences with others -- enjoy hearty hors d'oeuvres and beverages.
Saturday, November 9, 2019
7:00am - 12:00pm Registration
7:30am - 8:15am Full Breakfast
8:30am - 10:00am

Workshops (4 concurrent sessions)

Info Session Track: Early Learning and Care Division Book & Video Tour: Publications from the California Department of Education; Laura Bridges-Newhouse

Skill Building Track: Communities of Practice and Conversation Protocols; Adria Taha-Resnick, EdD, Presenter

Systems Updates Track: CDE Contractor Cafe: Leveraging the California Department of Education's Professional Development Systems; Stephen Propheter, Moderator

Values Track: Culturally Responsive Self-Care: A Foundation for Trauma-Informed Practice in Early Childhood; Julie Nicholson, PhD, Presenter

10:00am - 10:30am Break
10:30am - 12:00pm

Closing Session: Bringing It All Together: How to Prioritize Goals and Make Action Steps; Adria Taha-Resnick, EdD, Presenter

12:00pm Program Concludes

(Schedule is Subject to Change)