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2017 FALL EDUCATION CONFERENCE

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2017 & SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2017
WEST BATON ROUGE CONFERENCE CENTER - 2750 NORTH WESTPORT DRIVE - PORT ALLEN, LOUISIANA

  If your childcare center is a CCAL member, all of your employees are entitled to register. You must be a CCAL Member in order to attend our conference.  Click Here to Join

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION FEES

CCAL Members Only - $145 for Friday and Saturday, $85 for Friday only, $75 for Saturday only

AN ADDITIONAL $25 WILL BE ASSESSED PER CENTER FOR ALL Registrations received after November 1, 2017

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW ONLINE

Fall Conference Registration Packet download a print copy here

Agenda

Friday, November 3, 2017

8:55 AM Welcoming Remarks and Introductions –Jonathan Pearce, President


9:00 – 9:30 AM Keynote Speaker Beth Mizell,  State Senator 

9:30 - 11:00 AM Louisiana Department of Education Updates – Jenna Conway

  • Roll-Out of Performance Profiles – Nasha Patel
  • Update on Child Care Classroom Supports (Teacher Prep, Curriculum) – Erin Carroll
  • Update on Licensing/Bulletin 137 – Shelia Campbell, Director of Licensing
  • Update on Child Care CBCs – Lisa Brochard and Valerie Black

11:00 AM – 12 NOON Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Panel 

  • Miki Berger, Louisiana Department of Children and Families/ Child Welfare Division
  •  Mona Michelli, MSW, LCSW-BACS, Child Protective Services Manager,  Louisiana Department of Children and Families
  • Shelia Campbell, Louisiana Department of Education/ Licensing Division

12 NOON Networking Lunch with Door Prizes and Sponsor Recognition

1:30 - 4:30 PM Afternoon Breakout Sessions

  • SESSION A - Using GOLD and MyTeaching Strategies to Seamlessly Link Curriculum and Assessment (Kathy Loeffler / Teaching Strategies)
  • SESSION B - Preparing Teachers To be Proactive (Gina Carter-Merckel)
  • SESSION C - Risk Management (Bob Lansing / Central Academy Early Learning Center and Juanita Lockhart / Lockhart Insurance)
  • SESSION D - Focusing on the Curriculum:  What’s In the Box? (Dianna Constant / Agenda for Children )
  • SESSION E - Pathways Orientation (Jenny Cowan /Louisiana Pathways)
  • SESSION F - Room Arrangement and How it Affects Classroom Organization (Loretta Hall / VOA Partnerships in Child Care)

Saturday November 4, 2017

7:45 – 9:00 AM Continental Breakfast - Visit Sponsors

9:00 AM - 12:00 NOON Saturday Breakout Sessions 

    • SESSION G - #What’s Your Jargon?# (Lori Brown / Education Resources Unlimited -Co-Presenter / Trenice Robertson)
    • SESSION H - Supporting Family Diversity in Early Childhood ( Vanice Zenon / Northshore Technical Community College - Co-Presenter / Arlendra Zenon)
    • SESSION I - Medication Administration - Patti Endsley 
    • SESSION J - Pathways Orientation (Jenny Cowan/ Louisiana Pathways)
    • SESSION K – Focusing on the Curriculum:  What’s in the Box? (Dianna Constant / Agenda for Children)
    • SESSION L - Large Muscle Movement for the Win (Amanda Rideaux)

12:00 NOON - 1:00 PM Networking Luncheon and Door Prize Giveaways

1:00  - 4:00 PM Afternoon Breakout Sessions 

BOOK YOUR HOTEL ROOM TODAY

Hampton Inn and Suites is our exclusive Hotel for this conference!

Hampton Inn and Suites
2755 Commercial Drive, Port Allen

Located behind the West Baton Rouge Conference Center

(225) 389-6655

CCAL has reserved a small block of hotel rooms at the Hampton Suites Hotel for Thursday November 2nd and Friday, November 3, 2017.

The room rate includes a hot breakfast for each occupant

Mention the “CAL” Room Block to obtain this special rate of $84 per night

    Thank you to our Sponsors!



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  • SESSION M - Medication Administration (Dianna Constant)  Meets the health and safety requirement
  • SESSION N - Strategies for Promoting Children’s Receptive and Expressive Language (Addie Hester)
  • SESSION O - Relationships With Families begins with you and leads to change! (Jonathan Pearce )
  • SESSION P - Building a Solid Foundation (Paula Granger)
  • SESSION Q - Going Verbal: Building Minds through Techniques from PRIME TIME Preschool 
  •                           (Holly Bender-Bell, P.h.D. / Melissa Gemeinhardt, M.Ed)
All Sessions have been linked to CLASS (Classroom Assessment Scoring System) a tool used to measure teacher effectiveness as well as TS GOLD (Teaching Strategies GOLD) a child assessment tool used to measure and improve children’s school readiness
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