Childhood Conversations will take place on March 20 & 21, 2015 at the Hartford/Windsor Marriott in Windsor, CT!
Mark your calendars for another great event for parents and professionals who work with and support children and their families. View our 2-day agenda, workshop selections, speaker bios and a short conference video on our website ... and register today!
Friday, March 20, 2015
11:30 a.m. – Registration & Vendors
12:15 p.m. – Lunch, Networking, Vendors
Ron Fairchild, CEO Smarter Learning Group: Holistic Connections Needed for Learning
1:30 – 3:00 p.m. – A Workshops
Saturday, March 21, 2015
8:00 a.m. – Registration, Breakfast, Vendors
8:30 a.m. – Introduction / Morning Plenary Building Collaborative Capacity
Ralph Smith, Annie E. Casey Foundation (Invited)
10:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. – B Workshops
12:00 p.m. – Lunch, Networking, Vendors
12:45 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. – C Workshops
2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Afternoon Keynote
REGISTER NOW for the Conference!
President & Chief Executive Officer, Smarter Learning Group
Ron serves as the president and CEO of the Smarter Learning Group, a national education consulting firm. Ron helps cities and communities identify proven solutions and strategies to improve public education. Prior to starting the firm, Ron served as the founding CEO of the National Summer Learning Association. He was also executive director of its predecessor organization, the National Center…
Professor - Western Connecticut State University
Dr. Marcia Delcourt, PhD, a Professor in the Department of Education and Educational Psychology at Western Connecticut State University (WCSU) in Danbury, CT, where she received WCSU’s Teaching Excellence Award. She is the Coordinator of the Doctoral Program in Instructional Leadership and teaches courses in leadership, measurement, research and cognition, as well as curriculum and…
Physical Education teacher
Amanda Amtmanis is a physical education teacher in the Middletown Public Schools and a frequent presenter for CTAHPERD and the CT After School Network. She presents workshops on a wide variety of topics designed to get children moving, thinking and working together. She recently had the honor of being name CTAHPERD Elementary Physical Education Teacher…
Jo Ann Freiberg is an Educational Consultant with the Connecticut State Department of Education working with the Bureau of Accountability and Improvement. She manages the wide arena of Bullying, Improving School Climate and Character Education. She has worked as a classroom teacher and as a teacher educator, and has held faculty appointments at a number…