Creating Connections to Shining Stars 2017: Virginia's Collaborative Early Childhood Birth through Five Conference
Creating Connections to Shining Stars (CCSS) is a collaborative effort between many state agencies and early childhood programs in Virginia. The conference will focus on promoting and supporting the implementation of evidence-based practices in inclusive settings for young children, both with and without disabilities.
Who Should Attend?
Early Intervention Providers, Early Childhood Educators, Related Service Providers, Early Childhood Special Educators, Childcare Providers, Administrators/Supervisors, Paraprofessionals, Parents and Family Members
Dr. Kate Gallagher is the opening keynoter. Dr. Gallagher is the Cille and Ron Williams Community Chair for Early Childhood Education at the University of Nebraska at Kearney and the Buffett Early Childhood Institute. Her keynote address is entitled, Supporting the Whole Child and Family Intervention: What it Means and What it Takes. She will present a workshop session, Bringing 'Serve and Return' into Assessment, Planning, and Intervention. Check out her TED Talks, The Healthy Child: Assembly Required and Maximizing the Power of Early Education.
- Full Conference - $200
- Preconference Only - $75
Conference Days 2 and 3 Only - $150.
Regular registration fees are $225 for the full conference, $100 for the preconference day, and $175 for days 2 and 3.
7/19/2017 - 7/21/2017
The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center 110 SHENANDOAH AVE NW ROANOKE, VA 24016 Hotel: 540-985-5900 Fax: 540-853-8264 Reservations: 1-866-594-4722 Note: Hotel Roanoke is honoring the state government rate of $107++ (taxes and fees) for single occupancy ($127++ double occupancy) lodging. Reservations must be made by Friday, June 16, 2017 to receive the special rate.