Regions 6 & 7 - Exploring Social Emotional Development: Practices to Meet the Diverse Needs of All Young Children


Description: This one-day conference is a long-awaited occasion to gather educators, administrators and related service providers to hear from national and international speakers and other guests about the importance of supporting and promoting social/emotional growth in early childhood. Conference topics include:

  • building social emotional skills through literacy
  • mindfulness in young children
  • supporting the building of social skills with visuals
  • embedding skill-building opportunities throughout the natural activities of the day
  • using a defined process to support  more challenging behavior,
  • facilitating friendships in early childhood
  • using data to enhance routines, behaviors and monitor progress

and much more!

Date: April 5, 2016 from 8am-5pm

Location: Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center, Roanoke, Virginia

Intended Audience: Early childhood special education teachers, early childhood teachers, paraeducators, day care providers, related service providers, administrators, and families

Registration: Registration will open in late January 2016. The full conference fee is $65 for early bird registration until March 5. After March 5, it is $75.


Contact Selina Flores at or Margaret Vaughan at or call (800) 848-2714. 




Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center, Roanoke, Virginia


Selina Flores
800) 848-2714
Margaret Vaughan
800) 848-2714


Early Childhood