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AECEA - Leaders Day & Early Learning and Child Care Essential Pieces Confer...
Fri, 12 May 2017, 8:00 AM – Sat, 13 May 2017, 5:00 PM MDT
AECEA are pleased to present this year's Leaders Day and Essential Pieces Conference
Friday, May 12th, 2017 - 8.00am to 4.30pm
Learning Happens in Relationships
Join ECE leaders in an engaging day of learning, building relationships, and conversation with your peers. Our opening speaker Susan Prentice will talk about her journey as an advocate for child care policy in Canada, followed by a presentation on Inspiring Conversations with the Cafe Institute. The morning will inspire and lead you into an afternoon of group conversation and planning. You will work with a facilitated group of 8 peers with similar topic interests to develop a professional learning community. You will leave the day with an AECEA professional learning community application completed and plans for your first meeting.
AECEA Professional Member registration fee - $75
Non-Member registration fee - $150
Fees include breakfast, lunch & snacks
Essential Pieces Conference
There is something for everyone! Including family child care, daycare, school age and preschool educators, consultants, ECE leaders, directors and administrators.
We are pleased that you will be joining us as “you are an essential piece”!
7:15 - 8:00 Registration and Buffet Breakfast
8:00 - 8:45 Elder blessing and greetings from the AECEA Board
8:45 - 10:15 Panel Presentation
10:15 -10:30 Wellness Break
10:30 -12:00 Breakout Sessions A
12:00 -1:00 Lunch & Presentation of the AECEA Dr. Sherrill Brown Award of Distinction
1:00 - 2:30 Breakout Sessions B
2:30 - 2:45 Wellness Break
2:45 - 4:15 Breakout Sessions C
4:15 - 4:30 Closing Remarks and ECE Appreciation Ceremony
Opening Panel Presentation
The Association of Early Childhood Educators of Alberta is proud to host a panel discussion with some of our colleagues who are inspirational ECE leaders and advocates from across the country. These five
leaders will share a little about the challenges related to the ECE Profession in their provinces, along with the innovative responses and advocacy efforts they have been working on to strengthen the profession. Conference participants will have the opportunity to listen and then ask questions following the panel presentation. Panel members are also presenting separate workshop sessions so further questions and opportunities for discussion and inspiration can continue.
Last day to Register is May 5th 2017
Register by March 31st to receive early bird rates
Saturday Full Day Conference AECEA Member : Early Bird - $165 After March 31 - $195
(one conference registration at this rate per Individual Professional Membership)
Saturday Full Day Conference – Non AECEA Member : Early Bird - $215 After March 31 - $245
Saturday Full Day Conference – Students : Early Bird - $80 After March 31 - $80