As a proud year-round sponsor of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership at Walden University invites you to join us at the 2013 NAEYC Annual Conference and Expo, the world’s largest early childhood education conference, Wednesday, Nov. 20–Saturday, Nov. 23, in Washington, D.C., at the Washington Convention Center.

Visit Our Booth

Visit the Riley College of Education and Leadership booth at booth #502 to learn more about our early childhood programs and meet Walden faculty members, students, and graduates. Walden will host daily presentations at our booth: “Walden’s Online Classroom: A Virtual Tour” and “Funding Your Walden Education”—Wednesday, 11/20, 6–7 p.m.; Thursday–Friday, 11/21–11/22, 11 a.m.–noon
and 2–3 p.m.; and Saturday, 11/23, 10–11 a.m.

Explore Trends in Early Childhood

Explore trends in early childhood with distinguished Walden scholars, students, and graduates presenting at the conference, including:

"More Squish-Squashing: Imaginative, Fun, and Affordable Ideas for Open-Ended Art Activities"
Wednesday, Nov. 20, 8:30-11:30 a.m., Room 147 AB, Washington Convention Center. Presentation by Lois Wachtel, Walden M.S. in Early Childhood Studies graduate

"Positioning Yourself for Success in Early Childhood"
Thursday, Nov. 21, 11 a.m.-12 p.m., Room 140 B, Washington Convention Center. Presentation by Dr. Michael Trapani, program director for the B.S. in Child Development and the M.S. in Early Childhood Studies

"Best Practices for Partnering With Families of Twins and Other Multiples: New Research and Practical Advice"
Thursday, Nov. 21, 1-2:30 p.m., Room 208 AB, Washington Convention Center. Presentation by Dr. Martha Cheney, program director of Early Childhood programs, and Dr. Lisa Share, specialization coordinator of Early Childhood Education programs

Attend the President’s Seminar

The Riley College of Education and Leadership is sponsoring this year’s President’s Seminar:

“Tackling the Opportunity Gap for Young Children”
Thursday, Nov. 21, 1–2:30 p.m., Ballroom C, Washington Convention Center

Learn more about NAEYC or register for the conference by visiting www.NAEYC.org.

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    National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

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