Pathways to Quality Conference and Resource Fair

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Conference objectives: 
Help providers continue to build a professional network and understand the benefits of advocating for themselves.Provide participants with strategies for improving their child care program in each of the YoungStar quality indicator areas.Offer inspirational messages that empower participants to think of themselves as business owners and professionals.Delivery strategies that are dynamic and interactive are strongly encouraged.We are looking for workshops for those new to the field and more experienced practitioners. 
Target audience:  Early childhood and out of school care professionals from Milwaukee area programs participating in YoungStar, especially 2 and 3 star programs. Program directors, teachers and caregivers in family and center-based child care programs, Head Start, 4K, and after school/out of school care programs.
Anticipated attendance: 500. Committee requests proposals in English, Spanish, and Hmong. 
Planning committee:4C for Children, Black Child Development Institute, Council for the Spanish Speaking, Elaine Schreiber Child Development Center at Silver Spring Neighborhood Center,  Malaika Early Learning Center,  Milwaukee Area Technical College, Milwaukee Child Care Alliance, Milwaukee Public Schools, Next Door, UW-Milwaukee School of Continuing Education, Wisconsin Early Childhood Association
SUGGESTED TOPICS
Learning Environment & Curriculum Understanding different assessment modelsAligning curriculum & behavior managementAuthentic Ongoing AssessmentPortfolios for School AgeDevelopmentally Appropriate PracticesWMELS next steps
Intentional lesson planning with Creative CurriculumDifferentiating lessons for multi age groupsUnderstanding the Developmental ContinuumSchool Age Activity PlanningAnti-bias, diversity and equityDual Language Learners
Health and Wellness
Child guidance/challenging behaviors/Pyramid model Stress management strategiesInfant Mental Health Physical activity: transitions, learning activities, music & movement
Education 
Credit based education & professional development supports 
Business Practices/Program Management
Reflective PracticeFamily engagementFor Family Providers:Creating and using a budgetFor Group center directorsStaff managementDeveloping policies and proceduresEncouraging professionalismEvaluating yourself & your staffMoving from 3 to 4 starsMoving from 4 to 5 stars 
To submit a proposal: Use our online form (preferred) https://www.regonline.com/pathwaysrfp16
Proposal deadline June 8. Submit by mail:WECAATTN: Carrie Holden316 N Milwaukee St, Suite 410Milwaukee, WI 53202Submit by email: cholden@wisconsinearlychildhood.org If you have questions, please contact Carrie Holden at 414-988-7321 cholden@wisconsinearlychildhood.org 
Understanding different assessment models
Aligning curriculum & behavior management
Authentic Ongoing Assessment
Portfolios for School Age
Developmentally Appropriate Practices
WMELS next steps
Differentiating lessons for multi age groups
Understanding the Developmental Continuum
School Age Activity Planning
Anti-bias, diversity and equity
Dual Language Learners
Stress management strategies
Infant Mental Health
Physical activity: transitions, learning activities, music & movement
Family engagement
For Family Providers:
Creating and using a budget
For Group center directors
Staff management
Developing policies and procedures
Encouraging professionalism
Evaluating yourself & your staff
Moving from 3 to 4 stars
Moving from 4 to 5 stars 
Conference objectives: 
Help providers continue to build a professional network and understand the benefits of advocating for themselves.Provide participants with strategies for improving their child care program in each of the YoungStar quality indicator areas.Offer inspirational messages that empower participants to think of themselves as business owners and professionals.Delivery strategies that are dynamic and interactive are strongly encouraged.We are looking for workshops for those new to the field and more experienced practitioners. 
Target audience:  Early childhood and out of school care professionals from Milwaukee area programs participating in YoungStar, especially 2 and 3 star programs. Program directors, teachers and caregivers in family and center-based child care programs, Head Start, 4K, and after school/out of school care programs.
Anticipated attendance: 500. Committee requests proposals in English, Spanish, and Hmong. 
Planning committee:4C for Children, Black Child Development Institute, Council for the Spanish Speaking, Elaine Schreiber Child Development Center at Silver Spring Neighborhood Center,  Malaika Early Learning Center,  Milwaukee Area Technical College, Milwaukee Child Care Alliance, Milwaukee Public Schools, Next Door, UW-Milwaukee School of Continuing Education, Wisconsin Early Childhood Association
SUGGESTED TOPICS
Learning Environment & Curriculum
Intentional lesson planning with Creative Curriculum
Health and Wellness
Child guidance/challenging behaviors/Pyramid model
Education 
Credit based education & professional development supports 
Business Practices/Program Management
Reflective Practice
 https://www.regonline.com/pathwaysrfp16
If you have questions, please contact Carrie Holden at 414-988-7321 cholden@wisconsinearlychildhood.org