Early Childhood Education Conference

39th Annual Early Childhood Education Conference

"Inspiring Play and Supporting Well-Being"

Friday, April 28 and Saturday, April 29, 2017


Friday's Keynote Speaker


 Lisa Murphy, the "Ooey Gooey Lady®"

Get inspired!  Lisa Murphy, the “Ooey Gooey Lady®” has given over 100 seminars and workshops a year to inspire and motivate early childhood professionals.  Join us for her inspirational keynote and breakout session and reconnect with why you became an educator.  Learn how to cultivate a playful spirit and understand how playing IS Kindergarten readiness!

Saturday's Keynote Speaker

 Julie Bates-Mave

Dr. Julie Bates-Maves

Infant & Toddler Mental Health: The Impact of Life, Trauma - What to Look for in Early Childhood

Join UW-Stout Associate Professor and 2014 Outstanding Teacher of Year award winner, Dr. Julie Bates-Maves, for her keynote and breakout sessions dealing with infant and toddler mental health.  Sponsored by Mayo Clinic Health System, these sessions will help you understand the cornerstones of mental health in small children.  Particular emphasis will be placed upon defining distress and trauma in small children, symptoms that may be indicative of distress or trauma, and options for responding.  A testimonial:  “She was an amazing speaker and brought strategies I could use; I was captivated.  It was very important content and she was eager to share it with us. Extremely helpful.” 



Register Here

Early Registration Deadline:
April 1st, 2017

 Contact Information

Professional Education Programs and Services
221 10th Avenue East, Suite 140
Menomonie, WI 54751

Email:   ececonference@uwstout.edu
Phone: 715.232.2793
Fax:      715.232.3385

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