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May 1st - May 2nd 2014 Burlington, Vermont

New Possibilities: Using Evidence Based Practices that Support Inclusion

Join DEC May 1 - 2, 2014

New Possibilities is a two-day professional development experience designed to strengthen the daily practices used by those working with young children and their families. What will New Possibilities offer attendees???
New Formats: Participants will have the opportunity to design their own professional development experience choosing from a variety of different conference strands. Time will be built in to network with colleagues and presenters. Guidance will be provided to attendees pre and post conference to ensure continued learning. New Content: Presenters will share new content that has not been previously presented for example one workshop focuses on integrating evidence-based practices on literacy and social

May 1-May 2, 2014

Hilton Burlington Hotel 60 Battery Street Burlington, VT 05401 To get the discounted room rate of $149 please call 802658-6500 before April 4th. You must indicate that you are with Division for Early Childhood to get the discounted rate.

Who should attend:

- Practitioners working with infants, toddler and young

emotional development. New Models: Reflective of DEC's updated Recommended Practices, workshop content will be applicable for multiple settings. Topics include: using data to monitor performance, arrangement the environment to promote engagement, adapting toys and equipment, addressing challenging behaviors and engaging family members in developing child outcomes.

children with disabilities and their families. - Family members - Administrators and early childhood special education leaders

Contact Information
The Division for Early Childhood promotes policies and advances evidence-based practices that support families and enhance the optimal development of young children who have or are at risk for developmental delays and disabilities. Contact Information: 310.428.7209

DEC's updated Recommended Practices will serve as the foundation for New Possibilities. Leading experts: Camille Catlett, Carol Trivette, Barbara Wolfe, Lisa Fox, Patricia Snyder, Susan Maude and Tweety Yates will serve as workshop facilitators.

More Information
Institute Location New Possibilities will be held at the Hilton Burlington Hotel. Conference Registration Registration begins November 15th. $200 for DEC Members/Friends of DEC and $300 for non DEC Members. Early bird discount available if registered by January 15th. CEUs available.