2015 Houston Area

2015 Houston Area Regional Conference

October 10, 2015

University Baptist Church
16106 Middlebrook Drive
Houston, TX 77059

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Conference Details

Conference Pricing  | Session Descriptions   | Conference Schedule  | Handouts  | Vendor Registration |Registration

Keynote Presenter

Melissa McKenzie

Melissa is an Early Childhood Professional who is committed to making learning a joyful journey. In August, Melissa begins a new journey as she assumes the position of FCS Child Guidance/Human Resources Practicum Teacher and Preschool Director for Cypress Ranch Preschool. Melissa holds a Master’s Degree in Early Childhood from Stephen F. Austin University. She also is a member of the Texas Trainer Registry and currently is responsible for writing the faith-based curriculum for Nabor House Centers.

 Conference Schedule

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

SESSION TIME

SESSION TITLE

Presenter

8:00-9:15 a.m

Session 1 – Opening Keynote

Worship/Praise

Keynote – Through God’s Eyes

 Presenter

Jenny Verghese

Melissa McKenzie

9:30-10:30 a.m.

Session 2

Brain Development: What’s Going On in There?
Everyone Could Use a Little Encouragement
How to Care for Children with Allergies
Director’s Roundtable
DAP In the Classroom

Presenter

Debbie Simmons
Pam McDonald
Ann McKitrick
Mary Ann Bradberry
Melissa McKenzie

10:40-11:40 a.m.

Session 3

D.A.P. in the Classroom
Let’s Be REASONABLE
You’re Making Me Crazy! Positive Classroom Guidance
How to Help Families
Can You Hear Me Now?

Presenter

Melissa McKenzie
Luanne Coffee
Ann McKitrick
Debbie Simmons
Pam McDonald

11:40-12:20 p.m.

Lunch

 

 Lunch

 

12:20-1:20 p.m.

Session 4

Baby Babble and Toddler Talk
Circle Time is Lots of Fun!
Brain Development: What is Going on in There?
Can Yoe Hear Me Now?
Unwrapping Grief in Young Children

 Presenter

Jeanine Wilburn
Melissa McKenzie
Debbie Simmons
Pam McDonald
Mary Ann Bradberry

1:30-2:30 p.m.

Session 5

What’s in Your Closet?
Circle Time is Lots of Fun!
Everyone Could Use a Little Encouragement
David and Goliath: Facing the Giants of Childcare
Administration (Directors)
Getting to the Heart of the Child

Presenter

Luanne Coffee
Melissa McKenzie
Pam McDonald
Jeanine Wilburn

Debbie Simmons

2:45-3:45 p.m.

Session 6 – Closing Session

Unwrapping the Lesson

Presenter

Melissa McKenzie

3:45 p.m.

Thinking Outside the Box  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 9/25/2015, after this date a $25 per person late fee will be incurred.

 

Session Handouts

 

Luanne Coffee

Lets be REASONable 1        Lets be REASONable 2

 

Melissa McKenzie

D.A.P. in the Classroom          Circle Time Fun

 

Debbie Simmons

Getting to the Heart of the Child          How to Help Families