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With the challenges presented by the coronavirus (COVID-19), all live in-person events are being presented in a live online format. Learn More

2 Day Event:
Nov 16, 2020 - Nov 17
Start Time:
Online at
7:00 am – 1:30 pm
Pacific
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Registration Fee:
First Day Only:
$289
Second Day Only:
$289
Two Days:
$479
Live Online Event:


Program Guarantee:
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.

Two-Day Conference:
Conference for Kindergarten Teachers

Presented by Kindergarten and PreK Teachers For Kindergarten and PreK Teachers

Bureau of Education & Research - Professional Staff Development Conference

Strategies to Take Back to Your Kindergarten Classroom!

Choose from 21 Strategy-Packed Conference Sessions

  • Outstanding Trainers
  • Kindergarten Teacher Resources
  • Hundreds of Practical Strategies
  • … and Much More!
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Meet Your Team of Expert KINDERGARTEN Instructors

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!

Linda Klotz is an outstanding presenter with extensive experience as a kindergarten teacher. She has presented nationally for school districts and at primary grades conferences and seminars. She is currently in the classroom, so all her ideas have been tested and proven to work. Linda's sessions are dynamic, innovative and filled with easy-to-implement, practical ideas perfect for kindergarten classrooms.

Darla Wood-Walters is an acclaimed kindergarten teacher, author, and outstanding internationally recognized presenter with a passion for learning and teaching. Through her extensive work in New Zealand, Canada and the United States, Darla has gained insight and knowledge on how to incorporate powerful learning opportunities into the Kindergarten day. She is able to recognize popular trends in teaching that come and go, as well as shifts that build on what is tried and true to move education forward.

Conference Agenda

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Live Online Conference
7:00 am – 1:30 pm Pacific

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
7:00 am – 1:30 pm Pacific

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

About BER Live Online Events

With the current health challenges, all BER in-person PD events are currently being presented in a Live Online format:

  • Outstanding Instructors
    All programs are led by outstanding BER national trainers
  • Extensive Resource Handbooks
    You'll have access to an extensive digital Resource Handbook before, during and after your seminar
  • Highly Interactive
    You'll be able to ask questions in real time and interact with the instructor and other participants
  • Program Guarantee
    As we have for 43 years, we guarantee the high quality of our programs. If you are not satisfied, we'll give you a 100% refund.

Special Benefits of Attending

Comprehensive Digital Resource Handbook
You will receive an extensive digital 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
  • Math, vocabulary, writing, and STEM
  • Distance learning ideas
  • 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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