Please note that the intended audience is listed in parenthesis next to each session title as one of the following: Preschool, Preschool/Kindergarten, Infant Toddler, Kindergarten, Administrative or All. 
*Please note this is not the final agenda, some slight adjustments may be made.

Agenda

    • Thursday, February 27, 2020
    •  
      7:00 AM  -  8:30 AM
      Registration and Breakfast
      8:30 AM  -  8:45 AM
      Welcome
      Salons 1, 2, 3, and 4
      8:45 AM  -  10:00 AM
      Keynote Speaker - Appreciating the Deep and Simple Moments of Early Childhood
      Salons 1, 2, 3, and 4
      Presenter:
      10:00 AM  -  10:15 AM
      Break
       

      Breakout Session Block A

      10:15 AM  -  11:30 AM
      A1 The Power of Simple Interactions: Understanding and Promoting Everyday Human Interactions  (All)
      Salon 1
      (Repeated as B1)
      Presenter:
      A2 You Can't Be Healthy Without Good Oral Health  (Infant/Toddler - Kindergarten)
      Salon 2
      Presenter:
      A3 Developing Phonological Awareness in Preschool and Kindergarten  (Preschool, Kindergarten)
      Salon 3
      Presenter:
      A4 Promoting Self-Regulation in Early Head Start  (Administration, Infant/Toddler)
      Salon 4
      Presenter:
      A5 Negotiating a Bridge of Goodwill  (Infant/Toddler, Preschool)
      Multimedia Room
      Presenter:
      A6 Vocabulary Explosion: Explicit Instruction, Repeated Exposure, and Dialogic Reading  (Preschool)
      Consulate 1
      A7 BECOMING a THINKER  (Preschool, Kindergarten)
      Consulate 2
      Presenter:
       
      11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM
      Exhibits
      12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM
      Lunch and Awards
      1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM
      KDEC Membership Meeting
       

      Breakout Session Block B

      1:30 PM  -  2:45 PM
      B1 The Power of Simple Interactions: Understanding and Promoting Everyday Human Interactions  (All)
      Salon 1
      (Repeat of A1)
      Presenter:
      B2 No Academics to Know Academics  (Preschool)
      Salon 2
      Presenter:
      B3 The "M" in STEM = Math (Repeated as C3)  (Admin, Preschool, Parents)
      Salon 3
      (Sponsored by Constructive Play)
      Presenter:
      B4 Individualizing Visuals and Schedules in the ECSE Classroom  (Preschool)
      Salon 4
      (Repeat of B4)
      B5 Language Assessment Program-Deaf/Hard of Hearing: Building Language Early!  (Admin, Infant/Toddler, Parents)
      Multimedia Room
      Presenter:
      B6 Co-Regulations for Toddlers: Solving Behaviors Before They Happen  (Infant/Toddler, Parents)
      Consulate 1
      Presenter:
      B7 Learning Through Sensory Play  (Other)
      Consulate 2
       
      2:45 PM  -  3:00 PM
      Break
       

      Breakout Session Block C

      3:00 PM  -  4:15 PM
      C1 Building Social Competence in Early Childhood Through Play  (Kindergarten, Preschool)
      Salon 1
      Presenter:
      C2 Extend Dignity: Developing Trusting Partnerships with Families  (Infant/Toddler, Preschool)
      Salon 2
      Presenter:
      C3 The "M" in STEM = Math (Repeat of B3)  (Admin, Preschool, Parents)
      Salon 3
      (Sponsored by Constructive Play)
      Presenter:
      C4 Individualizing Visuals and Schedules in the ECSE Classroom  (Preschool)
      Salon 4
      (Repeat of B4)
      C5 All Things Sensory!  (Preschool)
      Multimedia Room
      C6 FLIP IT! Transforming Challenging Behavior  (Preschool, Kindergarten)
      Consulate 1
      (Repeated as D6)
      Presenter:
      C7 Be A Voice for Babies: Infant Mental Health Basics and the KAIMH Endorsement System  (Admin, Infant/Toddler, Parents)
      Consulate 2
      Presenter:
       
      4:15 PM  -  4:30 PM
      Break
       

      Breakout Session Block D

      4:30 PM  -  5:45 PM
      D1 A Closer Look: Kansas Tiny-K Vision Screening Record Birth to Age 3  (Administrative)
      Salon 1
      Presenter:
      D2 Inclusion = Intervention in Routines  (Infant/Toddler)
      Salon 2
      Presenter:
      D3 Strategies to Support Community Inclusion of Young Children with Disabilities  (Infant/Toddler, Preschool)
      Salon 3
      Presenter:
      D4 Teaching Social Skills Using Visuals  (Preschool)
      Salon 4
      Presenter:
      D5 Enhancing the Learning Environment with Effective Transitions  (Preschool, Kindergarten)
      Multimedia Room
      Sponsored by Lakeshore Learning
      Presenter:
      D6 FLIP IT! Transforming Challenging Behavior  (Preschool, Kindergarten)
      Consulate 1
      Presenter:
      D7 "We're ALL Early Childhood Stakeholders" - Strengthening Early Childhood in Kansas  (Other)
      Consulate 2
      Presenter:
    • Friday, February 28, 2020
    •  
      7:00 AM  -  8:00 AM
      Registration and Breakfast
      8:00 AM  -  8:30 AM
      Welcome
      Salons 1, 2, 3, and 4
      8:30 AM  -  9:00 AM
      Exhibits and Student Poster Session
       

      Breakout Session Block E

      9:00 AM  -  10:15 AM
      E1 Making Sense of Mathematics in STEM  (Preschool)
      Salon 1
      (Part 1)
      Presenter:
      E2 Resiliency: Family Matters  (Admin, Preschool, Kindergarten)
      Salon 2
      Presenter:
      E3 Teachable Moments: Making the Most Out of Snack Time  (Preschool)
      Salon 3
      Presenter:
      E4 Seeds to Sunflowers: Growing Through Reflective Supervision  (Admin, Infant/Toddler)
      Salon 4
      E5 Supporting Early Childhood Families Through a Holistic Care Coordination Program  (All)
      Multimedia Room
      Presenter:
      E6 Beyond the Days of the Week Song Circle Time  (Preschool)
      Consulate 1
      Presenter:
      E7 AAC in Birth to Three: Implementation of Speech-Generating Devices (Part 1)  (Parents, Infant/Todddler)
      Consulate 2
       
      10:15 AM  -  10:30 AM
      Break
       

      Breakout Session Block F

      10:30 AM  -  11:45 AM
      F1 Making Sense of Mathematics in STEM  (Preschool)
      Salon 1
      (Part 2)
      Presenter:
      F2 Using Neuroscience to Inform Education: Myths and Messages  (Admin, Infant/Toddler)
      Salon 2
      Presenter:
      F3 Triggers, Turmoil, and Teaching: Support the "MAD"ness!  (Preschool)
      Salon 3
      Presenter:
      F4 Engaging Stakeholders and the Advise and Assist Role of the SICC  (All)
      Salon 4
      F5 Small Actions Lead to Big Rewards  (Admin, Infant/Toddler, Parents)
      Salon 4
      Presenter:
      F6 Tiny K Advocacy  (Admin, Infant/Toddler, Parents)
      Consulate 1
      Presenter:
      F7 AAC in Birth to Three: Implementation of Speech-Generating Devices (Part 2)  (Parents, Infant/Todddler)
      Consulate 2
       
      11:45 AM  -  12:00 PM
      Exhibits
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