2016 Tyler Area Regional Conference

September 10, 2016

Green Acres Baptist Church
1607 Troup Highway
Tyler, TX 75701

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Conference Details

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Keynote Presenters

Dr. Dennis Wiles

Dr. Wiles received his B.A. in Psychology from the University of Alabama in Birmingham in 1981.  He earned both a Masters of Divinity (1985) and a Ph.D. (1992) from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas.  His doctoral degree is in the field of Church History with a concentration in American Christianity.  Dr. Wiles has served as pastor of churches in Oklahoma, Alabama and Texas.  In August of 2001, he was called as the Pastor of First Baptist Church of Arlington, Texas after serving for six years at First Baptist Church of Huntsville, Alabama.  He and his wife, Cindy, have two children and three grandchildren.  Dr. Wiles enjoys reading, playing golf, running and watching Auburn and Baylor football!

Tammy Whitehurst

Tammy Whitehurst is described as authentic, passionate, funny and real. She is the founder of Joy for the Journey Women’s Ministry. After teaching 7th grade for 16 years, God placed a desire in her heart to teach women. She graduated from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. She has been published in Christianity Today, Lifeway’s Home Life, Women’s World, Evangel, Just Between Us, Mature Years, and several other publications. She is co-owner of The Christian Communicator’s Conference held at The Cove in Asheville, North Carolina. You can view her on Youtube.com where she has been featured on radio as well as video. Tammy also writes a daily devotional on her blog. To find out more about her go to tammywhitehurst.com

Conference Schedule

Registration 7:30-8:00 a.m.

SESSION TIME

SESSION TITLE

Presenter

8:00-9:00 a.m

Session 1- Opening Keynote

Our Children Need You!

Presenter

Dr. Dennis Wiles

9:10-10:10 a.m.

Session 2

A Theology of Children
Drama Mama
It’s Just a Hop, Skip, and Jump
I Love Getting My Hands Dirty (Infants and Toddlers)
The Power of Crayons and Blank Paper
Learning Centers in the Twos-Threes Classroom

 Presenter

Dr. Dennis Wiles
Tammy Whitehurst
Jaime Warren
Kristin Omo
Stacy Benge
Stephanie Chase

10:20-11:20 a.m.

Session 3

A Theology of Children
Drama Mama
It’s Just a Hop, Skip, and Jump
I Love Getting My Hands Dirty (Infants and Toddlers)
The Power of Crayons and Blank Paper
Learning Centers in the Twos-Threes Classroom

 Presenter

Dr. Dennis Wiles
Tammy Whitehurst
Jaime Warren
Kristin Omo
Stacy Benge
Stephanie Chase

11:30-12:30 p.m.

Session 4

Fun Brain Activities in the Infant/Toddler Classroom
It’s a Hop, Skip and a Jump
Yummy Tummy
The Power of Blank Paper and Crayons
Learning Centers in the Pre-K Classroom
Zoo Phonics

 Presenter

Wendy Persinger
Jaime Warren
Kristin Omo
Stacy Benge
Stephanie Chase
Dana Schuetze

12:30-1:00 p.m.

Lunch

 Lunch

1:10-2:10 p.m.

Session 5

Pumpkins, Leaves, Apples, and FUN! (Twos-Pre-K)
Different Brains – Different Learners
Yummy Tummy
Do This! Not That: Alphabet Knowledge
Preschool Art
Directors 101

 Presenter

Wendy Persinger
Jaime Warren
Kristin Omo
Stacy Benge
Stephanie Chase
Nancy Elliot

2:15-3:15 p.m.

Session 6

Pumpkins, Leaves, Apples, and FUN! (Twos-Pre-K)
Different Brains – Different Learners
Yummy Tummy
Do This! Not That: Alphabet Knowledge
Preschool Art
Zoo Phonics

 Presenter

Wendy Persinger
Jaime Warren
Kristin Omo
Stacy Benge
Stephanie Chase
Dana Scheutze

3:45-4:25 p.m.

Session 7
Closing Keynote

Preschool Teachers Rock!
This closing session will speak to the heart of the teacher and address the ups and downs, the grins and frowns, and everything in between.  You will be laughing one minute and wiping a tear the next and leave ready to go back to the classroom like never before!

 Presenter

Tammy Whitehurst

4:30 p.m.

Discussion  on the Way Home

Thanks for Coming!

Conference Pricing (Early Bird Rates)

1 Day

Member Rate

$55

Non-Member Rate

$75

Early Bird Deadline is 8/29/2016, after this date a $25 per person late fee will be incurred.

 

 

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