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Registration opens January 2015

The next Childhood Conversations conference 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. We are finalizing our line-up of sessions and speakers ... check them out below!

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Marcia A. B. Delcourt, Ph.D.

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…

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Amanda Amtmanis

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…

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Jo Ann Freiberg

Educational Consultant

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…

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Patricia A. Ciccone

Superintendent of the Westbrook CT public schools

Patricia A. Ciccone, Superintendent of the Westbrook CT public school district is an experienced educator and administrator.  Recently named by Education Week in their inaugural February 2013 edition as a “leader to learn from,” in the area of school climate improvement, she retired as Superintendent of Schools for the Connecticut Technical High School System (CTHSS),…

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