Early Childhood Education Conference

Early Registration 

Early Registration Deadline:
April 1st, 2018

 Contact Information

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

Email:  ececonference@uwstout.edu
Phone: 715.232.5022
Fax:      715.232.3385

40th Annual Early Childhood Education Conference

Friday and Saturday, April 20-21, 2018 


Get inspired with Hands-on Fun! We are accepting presenter proposals for the 2018 conference. 

Click here to submit your proposal:  https://uwstout.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bOBeqPZSi4w2XYN

Dr. Jean

Friday's Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jean Feldman

"Kids Just Wanna Have Fun!" 

Dr. Jean inspires teachers across the country with her engaging songs and creative activities that help make teaching and learning FUN!   

Her career has spanned more than 40 years. She has served as a classroom teacher, instructor of adults, author, and consultant.

Dr. Tami

Saturday's Keynote Speaker: Dr. Tami Rae Weiss

Dr. Weiss is passionate about integrating the arts into the lives of children. 

She is the principal investigator of Arts integration Menomonie and currently serves as the Executive Director. 

She earned her PhD from the University of Minnesota.

Dr. Navsaria with book

Special Session - Friday & Saturday: 
Dr. Dipesh Navsaria

"Early Brain and Child Development, including Toxic Stress and Childhood Adversity"   

Dr. Navsaria will discuss the critical importance of the first thousand days of life and the key role human relationships and interactions play in that time period. The concepts of toxic stress and how early adversity leads to lifelong issues will be reviewed, with practical examples and discussion of research which highlights these areas. Broad policy and principles that may help address the issue will also be discussed, providing a practical framework for those who work with children and families.