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  Virtual Early Childhood Conference - The Early Years: Building Blocks for Family Engagement.


The Coalition for Citizens with Disabilities' MSPTI Project is pleased to announce that registration is open for our 2nd annual virtual early childhood conference, The Early Years: Building Blocks for Family Engagement.  The conference will be held on Wednesday, March 23, 2022 from 8:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.

We are excited to have Anne T. Henderson joining us this year to provide the keynote address. Anne is a senior consultant with the Community Organizing and Engagement Program at the Annenberg Institute for School Reform. Her specialty is the relationship between families and schools, and its impact on students' success in school and through life.

Topics covered during the conference include family engagement, managing daily behavioral needs, transition from early intervention to school, and best practices for supporting children's growth and development. Teachers will receive .5 CEUs (approval pending).

Stipends/Scholarships are available for parents who have children with disabilities.

Click on the links below for more information or to register.

Conference Sessions
Keynote Address
Family Engagement: 
When Done Well, Everyone Wins

Anne T. Henderson 
National Association for Family, School
and Community Engagement

Using the DEC Recommended Practices to Support Your Child's Growth and Development - Practical Tools and Tips for Families
Stephanie Moss
Parent to Parent of Georgia

Family/School Collaboration: Moving Towards Meaningful Family Engagement
Beverly Roberts
Exceptional Children's Assistance Center


Transition from Part C to B
Candice Taylor
Mississippi Department of Education


Parental Engagement: A Teacher's Perspective
Breana Jamison
Mississippi State University

Managing Daily Behavioral Needs

Brittany Herrington, Ph.D.

Conference Sponsors

If your company, organization or agency would 
like to be a conference sponsor, 
contact us at 601-969-0601 or

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Posted on 3/23/2022

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