Events

SWOAEYC 2018 Annual Conference


Saturday, April 7, 2018  •  8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Savannah Center
5533 Chappell Crossing Blvd.
West Chester, OH 45069

Ohio Approved (5 hrs.) and KY-ECE-TRIS (5 hrs.)

Experience THREE workshops exploring STEAM in the Early Years and focusing on Earth & Space Science, Life Science, and Physical Science.

Registration (includes breakfast, lunch, and parking):

$75.00 for non-members or SWOAEYC Entry or Family Members
$45.00 ($30 discount!) for SWOAEYC Standard and Premium Members! (Join today!)

Registration deadline: March 28!

Click here to register via OCCRRA! (ST#: 10066042)

Tentative Schedule:

  8:30 AM   Registration and Breakfast
  9:30 AM   STEM in the Early Years: Earth and Space Science
11:15 AM   STEM in the Early Years: Life Science
  1:00 PM   Lunch
  1:30 PM   STEM in the Early Years: Physical Science

Discounted lodging rates:

All hotels are only a 3 minute, or less, drive from the Savannah Center!

Hotel: Comfort Inn & Suites West Chester
Address: 5944 West Chester Rd. West Chester Township, OH 45069
Phone: (513) 645-1700
Block Rate: $99.00
Description: The rate includes a free hot breakfast, free Wi-Fi, indoor pool, onsite fitness center and free parking.
Reservations: Call the hotel directly at (513) 645-1700 and request the group rate provided to Southwest Ohio AEYC.  You must reserve a room before the cutoff date of March 20, 2018!

Hotel: Courtyard by Marriott Cincinnati North at Union Centre
Address: 6250 Muhlhauser Rd. West Chester Township, OH 45069
Phone: (513) 341-4140
Block Rate: $109.00
Description: The rate includes a free hot breakfast, free Wi-Fi, indoor pool, onsite fitness center and free parking.
Reservations: Call the hotel directly at (513) 341-4140 and request the group rate provided to Southwest Ohio AEYC.  You must reserve a room before the cutoff date of March 20, 2018!

 

Articles by Sally Moomaw

Southwest Ohio AEYC is happy to be able to offer you access to TWO articles written by Sally Moomaw and published in Young Children. Young Children is NAEYC's award-winning, peer-reviewed journal focused on educating children from birth through third grade!

Download STEM Comes to Preschool by Sally Moomaw and Jaumall A. Davis (link removed in alignment with NAEYC permissions)

Download Not All Math Games Are Created Equal by Sally Moomaw (link removed in alignment with NAEYC permissions)

Do you enjoy resources like these?  NAEYC Entry-level members get access to digital resources and NAEYC Standard- and Premium-level members get full access to Young Children digital archives!  Learn more about joining SWOAEYC and NAEYC

Be A Sponsor!

Sponsorship Opportunities

Southwest Ohio Association for the Education of Young Children is a state level affiliate with the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). We provide information, networking, and professional development opportunities to early childhood education professionals serving in schools, child care centers and family child care homes in Cincinnati, Columbus and Dayton across 16 counties. 

Our annual conference is an important part of our work. Each year early childhood and related professionals come together to be renewed in their work by presentations on the most current teaching strategies and topics affecting the field of early childhood education. In our 2016 annual conference 235 attended!  There were 20 individuals awarded scholarships generously provided through our conference sponsors. 

To become a sponsor or to learn more about what it means to sponsor the 2018 conference, contact Gerry Weller, SWOAEYC Interim Executive Director, at welleg@yahoo.com.