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2014 Early Childhood Inclusion Summer Institute
Putting it All Together: Inclusion in Early Childhood
The first annual Early Childhood Inclusion Summer Institute at Western Oregon University (WOU) brings together families, early childhood, early intervention/early childhood special education, and early elementary (K-4th grade) pre-service and practicing teachers, on the WOU campus for quality professional development, collaboration, and celebration.
What's Going on at the ECI Summer Institute
- Great professional development: 1.5, 3, & 6 hour workshop sessions
- Amazing keynote speakers: Dr. Kristie Pretti-Frontczak an expert in the area of early childhood/early childhood special education, inclusion, and best practices (check out the speaker page) and Angela Jarvis-Holland, Executive Director of the Northwest Down Syndrome Association (NWDSA), a parent and advocate.
- Fun, Fun, Fun...take part in a Zumba class, a scavenger hunt, have your picture taken in the photo booth, go on an after dark campus ghost walk, attend Music in the Park, the Oregon DEC wine and dessert event, and more!
- Win prizes! We will be giving away a Samsung Chrome Book, books, and more. You won't want to miss out!
- Meet other early childhood folks from around Oregon and Washington, and network, network, network!
- Free parking and free wireless internet for all participants
Volunteer (see Volunteer page for more info)
- Volunteer Applications Due: August 1st
Be a Summer Institute Sponsor or Exhibitor/Vendor (see Sponsor & Exhibitor page for more info)
- Exhibitor/Vendor Early Registration Due: June 15th
Why Should I Attend the
Early Childhood Inclusion Summer Institute?
- Join in the conversation around best-practices in early childhood education, in particular early childhood inclusion.
- Whether you are a family member, teacher, service provider, and more...you will explore new ideas, learn new strategies, and gain professional development that can be put into practice immediately.
- Take part in high quality professional development where you have the opportunity to PDU's, certificates for the Oregon Registry, or undergraduate/graduate credit* through WOU (*$50 additional cost for 1 credit).
- If you are a higher education professional, take part in network opportunities that connect you with other early childhood faculty (both community college & 4-year) and other early childhood professionals.
- Meet others who share your passion for early childhood!
- Join us on the campus of Western Oregon University for collaboration, conversation, professional development, and fun. You won't want to miss it!
"Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much."