Conference Schedule

Session I (Plenary Session)
8:30 to 10:00 a.m.

Title Presenter(s) Subject
Nobody Told Me About The Parents Kathey Chvostal Schmidt  

Session II
10:05 to 11:35 a.m.

Title Presenter(s) Subject
Anger: The Misunderstood Emotion Kitty Cunningham Social/Emotional
Move Your Boogie Body Tamara Notter Health/Wellness
Math: It's More than Counting! Nancy Pufahl Best Practice
Speech and Language Milestones: Birth to Five Becky Handler Speech/Language
iDevices and Young Learners Erin Hackett Accommodations
Blending and Partnerships

Ami Porte-Lewis, Dawn Soukup, Jacci Brown

Best Practice

11:35 a.m. to 12:25 p.m.

Dine in the Library, SXU Express or Rooms 176-177
Visit our Exhibits/Vendors!

Session III
12:25 to 1:55 p.m.

Title Presenter(s) Subject
Dog Therapy in School and Beyond Cheri Mills
Debbie Tomasik
Bringing Books to Life: Speech Pathologists and Early Childhood Teachers Working Together Katherine Nydam and
Kimberly Hines
Key Principles (for Early Intervention): What do they look like? Susan Connor Best Practice
I Wish I Didn’t Look Like Me Denise Lumpkin Social/Emotional
Links to Literacy Maggie Martiniak Early Literacy
Today’s Typical Child: Are they Different ? Dr. Jeannine Klomes Best Practice

Session IV
2:00 to 3:30 p.m.

Title Presenter(s) Subject
Modern Family Dr. Benton Johnson and Susan Nevin Social/Emotional
Cultural Competence: Identify Development in Multiracial Children
Annie Hysaw Accommodations
Classroom First Responders Carolyn Williams Health/Wellness
Good Idea! Activities from the book “The Hungry Caterpillar” Maria Lopez Early Literacy
Children's Exposure to Violence Kelly McLaughlin Social/Emotional
Transition: Part B to Part C Karen Withgott Best Practice

* = Early Intervention Credit