Mar. 24, 2011
Another Fabulous Friday, an annual conference for child care providers and early childhood educators, is scheduled this year from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Friday, April 15 on the campus of Shawnee State University.
Lowell Howard, superintendent of the South Central Ohio Educational Service Center, is the keynote speaker for the event. He has worked in the public school system for 38 years, 27 of those as superintendent of the New Boston Local Schools. He serves on four governor's committees on Early Childhood Education. He has expanded the services of SCOES and he received the Early Childhood Educational Leadership award in 2008.
Several concurrent sessions are scheduled for the day, such as ABC's of Teaching Nutrition, Creative Science and Scientific Art, Creativity Unleashed, Handwriting Fun, Inside Out Outside In, My Feelings Your Feelings: Creating Understanding Through Play, Picture Books: A Treasure Chest for Vocabulary Development and many more. At noon, the Friend of Children Award will be presented during the Fabulous Friday luncheon.
Pre-registration for classes is required, as participants earn a certificate of completion for each session. For more information, call University Outreach Services at (740) 351-3274 or toll free at (866) 672-8778.