Upcoming events

    • Friday, November 03, 2017
    • 7:30 AM
    • Saturday, November 04, 2017
    • 4:00 PM
    • West Baton Rouge Conference Center, 2750 N. Westport Drive, Port Allen, Louisiana


    Friday, November 3, 2017
    Saturday, November 4, 2017

    CCAL is hosting our 2017 Fall Education Conference at the West Baton Rouge Conference Center in Port Allen, Louisiana on Friday November 3 and Saturday, November 4, 2017.

    Registration and Continental Breakfast Begins at 7:30 AM

     9:00 - 9:30 AM  

    Keynote Speaker:   State Senator Beth Mizell

    How to Effectively Advocate for Early Childhood Education

    Overview of recent legislation impacting early childhood education

    9:30 -  11 AM    

    Louisiana Department of Education – 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 AM – 12 NOON     

    Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Panel Discussion

    • Miki Berger, MHS, Centralized Intake Manager, 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,  Director, Division of Licensing, Louisiana Department of Education

    CCAL 2017 Fall Conference Registration Packet Link to Print 


    Friday Afternoon Breakout Sessions

    SESSION A: Using GOLD® and MyTeachingStrategiesTM to Seamlessly Link Curriculum and Assessment – Kathy Loeffler

    SESSION B: Preparing Teachers to Become Proactive – Gina Carter-Merckel

    SESSION C: Risk Management – Bob Lansing and Juanita Lockhart

    SESSION D:  Focusing on the Curriculum: What’s in The Box? - Dianna Constant

    SESSION E: Pathways Orientation – Jenny Cowan

    SESSION F: Classroom Arrangement and How It Impacts Classroom Organization – Loretta Hall

    Saturday Morning Breakout Sessions 

    SESSION G: #What’s Your Jargon# - Lori Brown

    SESSION H: Supporting Family Diversity in Early Childhood – Vanice & Arlendra Zenon

    SESSION I:  Medication Administration -  Patti Endsley 

    SESSION J: Pathways Orientation – Jenny Cowan

    SESSION K:    Focusing on the Curriculum:  What’s in The Box? - Dianna Constant

    SESSION L: Large Muscle Movement For The Win! – Amanda Rideaux

    Saturday Afternoon Breakout Sessions

    SESSION M: Medication Administration – Dianna Constant

    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 and Melissa Gemeinhardt 


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