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With the challenges presented by the coronavirus (COVID-19), all live in-person events from April 13 – July 30 are moving to an online format. Learn More

2 Day Event:
July 16, 2020
through July 17, 2020

Cost of Attendance:

First Day Only:
$289.00 per person.

Second Day Only:
$289.00 per person.

Two Days:
$479.00 per person.

Live Online Event:
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Start Time:
Online at 9am – 3:30pm Mountain

This event will be held on additional dates in other time zones
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We stand behind the high quality of our programs by providing the following unconditional guarantee:

If you are not satisfied with this program, we'll give you a 100% refund of your registration fee.

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This event will be presented as a Live Online Event.

Participants will receive an email with access instructions four to five days prior to the event. Please email us at info@ber.org if you haven't received this email.


Conference for Kindergarten Teachers

Presented by Kindergarten Teachers for Kindergarten Teachers

Bureau of Education & Research - Professional Staff Development Conference

Strategies to Take Back to Your Kindergarten Classroom!

Choose from 21 Strategy-Packed Conference Sessions:

  • Hands-On Options
  • Kindergarten Teacher Resources
  • Hundreds of Practical Strategies
  • … and Much More!
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Uniquely Qualified Instructors

Sue Brady is a highly regarded, experienced national literacy presenter, Kindergarten teacher and reading specialist. Sue has a strong reputation for staying abreast of current education trends and the latest reading intervention research. She understands the very real challenges and rewards of working with Kindergarten students, and the strategies she shares are ones she has successfully implemented with her own Kindergartners.

Carolyn Mcmahon is a highly sought-after and experienced national presenter, author, kindergarten and early childhood teacher. She is known for her fast-paced, hands-on, interactive, and highly practical sessions. Carolyn's wealth of experience, passion for young learners and sense of humor will help to re-energize your own passion for teaching young children!

Darla Wood-Walters is an excellent presenter and an experienced kindergarten teacher. With her many years of teaching experience, Darla knows what will and will not work with kindergarten students. Through her extensive work in New Zealand and the United States, Darla has gained insight and knowledge on how to incorporate powerful literacy activities into kindergarten programs.

Conference Agenda

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Live Online Conference
9am – 3:30pm Mountain

Day 1

Opening General Session
Morning Sessions: Choose ONE Full Morning Session or TWO 70-Minute Sessions *One mid-morning break
Lunch Break
Afternoon Sessions: Choose ONE Full Afternoon Session or TWO 70-Minute Sessions *One mid-afternoon break

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Live Online Conference
9am – 3:30pm Mountain

Day 2

Morning Sessions: Choose ONE Full Morning Session or TWO 75-Minute Sessions *One mid-morning break
Lunch Break
Afternoon Sessions: Choose TWO 75-Minute Sessions *One mid-afternoon break

Who Should Attend

Kindergarten teachers

Special Benefits of Attending

Comprehensive Resource Handbook
You will receive an extensive resource handbook, specifically designed for this conference. Included in the handbook are resource materials for ALL conference sessions, even those you don't attend. These materials include:

  • Model lessons and activities
  • Early literacy strategies and activities
  • Ways to develop and manage math and literacy centers
  • Activities to help your struggling kindergartners
  • The best, most current kindergarten ideas and strategies

Semester Credit Option
Brandman University Logo Up to four graduate level professional development credits are available with an additional fee and completion of follow-up practicum activities. Details for direct enrollment with Brandman University, part of the Chapman University system, will be available at this BER program.

Meet Inservice Requirements
Participants of both the Live Online Seminar and those completing the Recorded Version online can receive a certificate of participation that may be used to verify five continuing education hours. State CEUs are available for both versions of the course. For specific details, visit www.ber.org/ceus.

   
 
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