29th Annual RIE® Conference

Celebrating 40 years of RIE®: Magda Gerber’s Legacy That Moves the World

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Conference Details

Date: Saturday, April 28, 2018 (Friday Evening Welcome reception from 6:00-8:00pm)
Time: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Location: Skirball Cultural Center | 2701 N. Sepulveda Boulevard | Los AngelesCalifornia 90049 (Located in the Sepulveda Pass just off the 405 Freeway, 2.5 miles south of the 101 Freeway).

Accommodations: Hotel Angeleno, 170 N. Church Lane, Los Angeles, CA 90049.

**Special RIE® Conference rate available if booked by April 11, 2018!
Book your room today by calling (310)476-6411 or click here

 

What to Expect at our 29th Annual RIE® Conference

  • Special Morning Keynote by Sue Bredekamp!
     
    Dr. Bredekamp is an early childhood education specialist from Washington, DC who serves as a consultant on developmentally appropriate practice, curriculum, teaching, and professional development for national organizations such as NAEYC, Head Start, and the Council for Professional Recognition, state departments of education, and universities. From 1981 to 1998, she was Director of Accreditation and Professional Development for NAEYC where she developed and directed a national accreditation system for early childhood centers and schools. Dr. Bredekamp is the editor of NAEYC’s best-selling, highly influential publication, Developmentally Appropriate Practice in Early Childhood Programs.
  • Thought Provoking Morning & Afternoon Workshops!


 

Workshop Schedule

10:45am – 12:15pm- Worskshop Session 1

  • Begin with the Basics: Introducing The Educaring® Approach
    Presenters: Elizabeth Memel & Melissa Coyné
  • I See You – Facilitating the weave of the child’s learning through the early childhood curriculum in New Zealand
    Presenter: Sharon Smith
  • “I like to move it, move it”
     Presenters: Elsa Chahin & Paola Guraieb, MD
  • Stonework Play… A Natural Adventure for Children, Parents and Teachers
    Presenters: Dr. Diana Suskind Lee Fernandez
  • Caregiving Activities: Why Does Magda Gerber say that this IS the curriculum?
    Presenters: Valorie Cole & Franny Higgins

12:15pm – 1:30pm- Lunch

1:45pm – 3:15pm- Workshop Session 2

  • Respectful Intervention: Helping Parents Cope
     Presenter: Karla Kuester
  • Stonework Play… A Natural Adventure for Children, Parents and Teachers
    Presenters: Dr. Diana Suskind & Beth Middleton
  • Bringing the Educaring® Approach to the Childcare Setting: Case Studies and Guidance for Educaring Innovators
     Presenters: Jennifer Doebler, Carolyn Paetzel & Debbie Bergstrom
  • “I like to move it, move it”
    Presenters: Elsa Chahin & Paola Guraieb, MD
  • I See You – Facilitating the weave of the child’s learning through the early childhood curriculum in New Zealand – Te Whāriki
    Presenter: Sharon Smith
  • The Phenomenology of Infant Movement: Action and Proprioception in Relation to the Floor
    Presenter: Marinda Keng Fan Chan

3:30pm – 5:00pm- Global Visions & 40th Anniversary Celebration

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Ticket Price (includes keynote, lunch, and workshops):

RIE® Member :$229
Non Member: $269
Full-Time Student: $180

THANK YOU to our 2018 Annual  RIE® Conference Sponsors!

  • Haggard Childcare Resources
  • Two Pillars Early Childhood Consulting Group
  • Guidepost Montessori
  • ID Public Relations
  • Polly Elam & Associates
  • CakeMonkey

 

Sponsor Opportunities Still Available – Download the 2018 Sponsorship Form

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