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What Not to Miss at the 2015 NAEYC Institute

What Not to Miss at the 2015 NAEYC Institute

 

The NAYEC 2015 National Institute for Early Childhood Professional Development will be held June 7-10, 2015, in New Orleans, Louisiana. Several Gryphon House authors will be presenting on trending topics in early childhood education and early childhood development. Here are the sessions you won't want to miss:

Presentation Title

Presenter

Topic Track Category

Date & Time

Site

Meeting Room


Why Does Sitting Still Equal Learning?: Why and How We Should Educate the Whole -- Thinking, Feeling, Moving -- Child

Rae Pica

Curriculum-Theories and Approaches

6/7/2015 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Hilton New Orleans Riverside

Jefferson Ballroom (300)

 

Using a (ital)Powerful Interactions(ital) stance to support professional conversations that extend learning

Judy Jablon
Diana Courson

Professional Development-Technical Assistance (Coaching, Mentoring, Consultation)

6/7/2015 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Hilton New Orleans Riverside

Jefferson Ballroom (300)


Preparing leaders for the diverse schools of today: Addressing different abilities and languages effectively

Pam Brillante
Karen Nemeth

Professional Development-Technical Assistance (Coaching, Mentoring, Consultation)

6/7/2015 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Hilton New Orleans Riverside

Hilton Exhibit Center A (370)


Consultants, coaches, administrators, faculty, and other professional development providers as ambassadors of a constantly evolving profession of excellence

Karen Nemeth
Fran Simon
Pam Brillante

Featured Session

6/8/2015 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Hilton New Orleans Riverside

Grand Ballroom A (500)


Changing the frame from quick fix to prevention: Effective teaching strategies for supporting emotional development

Kay M Albrecht
Barbara Volpe

Professional Development-Training Programs

6/8/2015 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Hilton New Orleans Riverside

Grand Ballroom D (250)


Creating nature-rich indoor and outdoor environments that support whole-child development: Evidence-based strategies and guiding principles for designing inspiring spaces

Susan Wirth
Sandra Duncan

Learning Environments

6/8/2015 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Hilton New Orleans Riverside

Oak Alley (70)


Using work sampling to support an integrated approach to enhancing child outcomes and program quality from preschool to third grade

Judy Jablon
Jenna Tenore
Dena Booker
Rachel Elkey
Jennifer Godin

Child Assessment (developmental screening, diagnostic evaluation, classroom-based assessment)

6/8/2015 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Hilton New Orleans Riverside

Marlborough A/B (150)


Rigor, reflection, and research: The three R's of a graduate program that includes advocacy, action research, integrated content, pedagogy, and leadership experiences

Janis Strasser
Holly Seplocha

Professional Development-Education Programs

6/8/2015 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Hilton New Orleans Riverside

Hilton Exhibit Center B (360)


Helping infant and toddler caregivers optimize development by being more intentional in their choices of activities, interactions, and experiences

Pam Schiller

Curriculum-Theories and Approaches

6/8/2015 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Hilton New Orleans Riverside

Napoleon Ballroom (400)


Supporting inclusion with the (ital)Quality Inclusive Practices Checklist(ital)

Johnna Darragh Ernst

Children with Disabilities/Early Intervention

6/8/2015 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Hilton New Orleans Riverside

Napoleon Ballroom (400)


Do you see what I see? Examining challenging behavior through your lenses, and through mine

Karen Cairone
Mary Louise Hemmeter
Ed Greene
Barbara Kaiser
Marilou Hyson

Social/Emotional Development

6/9/2015 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Hilton New Orleans Riverside

Versailles Ballroom (250)


Professional development inspirations from Grandes Comienzos, Futuros Brillantes: New approaches to supporting linguistically diverse teachers

Karen Nemeth
Kathleen Hayes

Diversity & Equity

6/9/2015 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Hilton New Orleans Riverside

Versailles Ballroom (250)


Programmatic supports for implementing and sustaining quality coaching

Ragan McLeod
Mary Louise Hemmeter

Professional Development-Technical Assistance (Coaching, Mentoring, Consultation)

6/7/2015 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Hilton New Orleans Riverside

Hilton Exhibit Center A (370)


Research Symposium: Preparing teachers to engage children in STEM

Marina Bers
Kimberly Brenneman
Angela Eckhoff

Research

6/9/2015 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Hilton New Orleans Riverside

Grand Ballroom B (510)


Do you see what I see? Examining challenging behavior through your lenses, and through mine

Karen Cairone
Mary Louise Hemmeter
Ed Greene
Barbara Kaiser
Marilou Hyson

Social/Emotional Development

6/9/2015 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Hilton New Orleans Riverside

Versailles Ballroom (250)


Partnerships for excellence

Kyra Ostendorf

Leadership

6/8/2015 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Hilton New Orleans Riverside

Prince of Wales (TH 70)


Transitioning from ECERS-R to ECERS-3 in state QRIS efforts

Richard M Clifford
Denise Jenson
Megan Showalter

Quality Initiatives-QRIS, Compensation, and Licensing

6/9/2015 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Hilton New Orleans Riverside

Napoleon Ballroom (400)

                             

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