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SUBJECT:  2013 Conference on the Young Years


The 2013 Conference on the Young Years will be held March 7-9, 2013 at Tan-Tar-A Resort in Osage Beach, Missouri. 

You can find all of the conference information including details on keynote speakers, breakout sessions, and all of your registration information at

You will hear from some of the leading early childhood professionals keynoting at the conference including Holly Elissa Bruno, Ellen Booth Church, and Eric Litwin.  Not only will you hear from these great keynoters, you will also be able to choose from over 75 breakout sessions.

The Common Core.  What does it mean for classroom teachers Pre-K through 3rd Grade?  We have a special track of presentations just for you.  Staff from the Curriculum section at DESE along with actual classroom teachers will be sharing what they are doing to move forward with the Common Core. 

Parents As Teachers.  Hear about the work being done in programs across the state using the new Foundational Curriculum.  On Thursday night, participate in the PAT Café and join in on the conversation.  There are lots of questions and we will be brainstorming in Missouri.  Don’t miss this opportunity.

What’s else can you hear at the conference? 

Approved by Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services for child care clock hours.  An opportunity to receive up to 8 of the 14 hours from nationally recognized childhood experts.

All conference information is available at  If you have any questions, please contact Jamie Schieber at (573) 445-2965 or by email at

Julia Cowell

Director Federal Compliance

Ph. 573-751-8289

Fax 573-526-6698