Press Release - Office of College Advancement

Monday, September 18 , 2006
Office of College Advancement
Ohlone College
510.659.6206
www.ohlone.edu

For Immediate Release:

Conference for Early Childhood Educators

Fremont, CA—A conference for early childhood educators and parents is being held at the Ohlone College/Kidango Child Development Center Saturday, September 30, 2006. The conference “Making A Difference—Children, Families, Educators” targets an audience of educators, parents and students, covering topics such as working with children with challenging behaviors, curriculum planning, how to open your own school, child health, and family childcare.

The conference has a registration fee of $20.00, which includes breakfast and lunch. The conference is an all day event and begins at 8:00AM. Scheduled events for the day include keynote speaker: Cheryl Jackson-Williams, workshops, a raffle, and other activities. Students who wish to attend the conference may receive ½ unit of Ohlone College credit. To receive credit students must attend a mandatory meeting from 4:30PM to 5:00PM at the end of the conference.

For more information about the conference or the credit opportunities please contact the Professional Development Coordinators for the Early Childhood Studies Department, Janice Fonteno at (510) 979-7496 or Sharon Pearce at (510) 659-6450. You may also visit www.ohlone.edu/instr/ecs/profdev/ for more information.

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