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Early Education Newsletter
August 2018

CASY 2018 Early Education Conference

"Find the treasure that lives inside you."

                                        ~ Julia Winston
Saturday, September 8, 2018

Registration begins at 7:30am
Conference 8:00am-1:30pm

IVY Tech Community
8000 South Education Drive
Terre Haute, IN 47802

Watch your mail for registration details!
This year's conference includes:
  • Three breakout sessions with multiple topics to choose from.  Session topics such as block play, literacy, leadership, safety in an active shooting situation, and more presented by community experts.
  • Fun for you and your staff!  Take an opportunity to snap a treasure themed picture.  Grab a snack at the popcorn bar!  Hunt for treasure and win a prize!
  • Light refreshments will be served throughout the day.
  • Door prizes!


Infant and Toddler


School Age
Keynote Speaker:
Julia M Winston, M. ED
Speaker, Leadership Development Coach

Julia M. Winston delivers heart-felt, energetic, informative presentations that inspire.  Since you work like a Captain, come play like a pirate and search for your hidden treasure within.  
Julia is an award winning speaker, Certified Executive Coach and CEO of Brave Leadership Consulting and works with business professionals and entrepreneurs to increase leadership, relationship and communication skills to ultimately become high-performing leaders that positively impact others.  
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Heavy work activities are any type of action that pushes or pulls against the body.  This could be tension created by something pushing/pulling against your body (like swimming where the water pushes against the body) or tension that the body itself creates (like monkey bars where the body’s own weight creates the resistance).  

Read here to see how Heavy Work is great for EVERYONE's Sensory Needs.

More Heavy Work Activities
United Way of the Wabash Valley
Professional Development Grant

The United Way Professional Development Grant Program supports attendance at continuing education programs for child care providers/early education professionals that work with children ages 0-6.  Success By Six Professional Development Grants may be used for conferences, trainings, or workshops that focus on early education, child development or child care.  Funds may not be applied to conferences or trainings that have already occurred. Eligible counties: Clay, Parke, Sullivan, Vermillion or Vigo. 
Follow the link to the left to learn more and download the application.