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WSFCCA 2017 EARLY LEARNING CONFERENCE
November 4, 2017
The WSFCCA Early Learning Conferences have been a successful and invaluable educational opportunity for all those involved in the care and education of young children. This year we are excited to present internationally renown speaker and author, Daniel Hodgins and keynote speaker, educator and author, Miriam Dressler.
Featured speaker, Daniel J. Hodgins, is an exceptional, internationally renowned presenter and author of two books titled, Boys: Changing the Classroom, Not the Child and his new book titled, GET
OVER IT, Relearning guidance practices. Daniel has done keynotes, workshops and seminars in over 42 states and Canada.
As a consultant, Daniel works with educators, parents and other professionals, helping them to understand research based theory and how to adapt curriculum and environments that support the continued development of children and families. Daniel has a unique grasp of children and family
issues learned from over 30 plus years of experience working as a teacher, director, educator and parent in both the private and public sector. Daniel's interactive style is both informative and entertaining.
In addition to his work as a consultant, Daniel has worked as the Coordinator of Early Childhood Education, at Mott Community College, Flint, Michigan where he developed and received recognition for one of the most outstanding training programs in the country.
Keynote presenter, Miriam Dressler, has worked in the education field for over twenty years as a
teacher, center director, adult educator, and ECE consultant and trainer. She has worked in multiple
states as a coach and facilitator to early childhood programs, supporting them in their pursuit of
accreditation and other quality rating systems and programs.
Miriam is the co-author of Prove It! Achieving Quality Recognition for Your Early Childhood Program (Redleaf Press) and is a lead validator for the National Accreditation Commission. Miriam is the owner at Bloom Training & Consulting, an early childhood support services company located in Seattle,WA.
Registration Opens June 1st.