2019 Essential Pieces Conference

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STUDENT'S DAY*, LEADER'S DAY & ESSENTIAL PIECES CONFERENCE 2019
APRIL 25-27, 2019

AECEA is pleased to present this year's Leader's Day and Essential Pieces Conference, along with our first ever Student's Day*!

Located at the Roderick Mah Centre for Continuous Learning at Mount Royal University
4825 Mount Royal Gate SW
Calgary, AB  T3E 7N5


STUDENT'S DAY

Thursday, April 25, 2019

This day is for any students looking to learn, network, share a passion for early learning, and have a a good time!

Agenda

8:00-9:00

Registration and light breakfast

9:00-9:15

AECEA Board welcome and opening remarks                                 

9:15-10:00

Keynote presentation - Line Perron

10:00-10:30

Wellness break

10:30-12:00

Breakout session A

12:00-1:00

Lunch/Networking

1:00-2:00

Breakout session B

2:00-2:15

Wellness break

2:15-3:15

Breakout session C

3:15-4:00

Wrap up and door prizes

 

* Please note, the Student's Day on April 25 is only for students currently enrolled in post-secondary programs related to early learning and child care.

Registration fee: $30.00

Fees include breakfast, lunch, and snacks


LEADER'S DAY

Friday, April 26, 2019

Join ECE leaders in an engaging day of learning, building relationships, and conversation with your peers. Learn about AECEA's work and mission of professionalizing the early learning and child care workforce and how you can become a leader within the field. 

Agenda

8:00-8:30

Breakfast and networking

8:30-9:00

Alberta Family Wellness Initiative - Michelle Gagnon

9:00-9:30

Welcome from AECEA & AECEA's policy infographic

9:30-10:00

Faces of leadership

10:00-10:30

Networking

10:30-12:00

Panel discussion - Applying the Different Faces of Leadership

12:00-1:15

Lunch

1:15-3:15

Advancing AECEA's policy & professionalism - facilitated discussion

3:15-3:45

Final thoughts

 

AECEA Professional Member registration fee: $100.00

Non-member/AECEA Associate Member registration fee: $150.00

Student registration fee: $80.00

Fees include breakfast, lunch, and snacks


ESSENTIAL PIECES CONFERENCE

Saturday, April 27, 2019

There is something for everyone! Including educators working in child care, family dayhomes, school age care, preschool, and early intervention programs, along with ELCC students, ECE leaders and administrators. We are pleased that you will be joining us as “you are an essential piece!

Agenda

7:45-8:30

Registration and breakfast

8:30-9:00

Elder blessing and greetings from the AECEA Board

9:00-10:00

Keynote presentation - Marc Battle

10:00-10:15

Mental health break

10:15-11:45

Breakout session A

11:45-12:45

Lunch/Networking/AECEA Award of Distinction/Conversation Cafes

1:00-2:30

Breakout session B

2:30-2:45

Networking

2:45-4:15

Breakout session C

4:15-4:30

Closing remarks

 

Early Bird Rates (valid until February 28, 2019):

AECEA Professional Member registration fee: $165.00
Non-member/AECEA Associate Member registration fee: $215.00
Student registration fee: $80.00

Regular Rates (After February 28, 2019):

AECEA Professional Member registration fee: $195.00
Non-member/AECEA Associate Member registration fee: $245.00
Student registration fee: $80.00

Fees include breakfast, lunch, and snacks


VIEW THE CONFERENCE BROCHURE AND SESSION INFORMATION

 

Registration Information

  • Complete registration through the online form.

  • Each session has capacity limits, register early to avoid disappointment.

  • There will be no changes to session selection once you are registered.

  • Once payments are processed a receipt will be issued and emailed to the payee (primary contact). Please ensure accurate email information is included when registering.

  • Registration is transferable. If you cannot attend the conference, you must contact the AECEA office to transfer registration. Transfers will be accepted until April 19, 2019.

  • Authorized credit card only. Cheques or cash will not be accepted for payment.

  • Prices above include GST.

  • All refunds are subject to a 50% cancellation fee. All cancellation requests must be received by April 12, 2018 to receive a partial refund. No refunds will be made for requests received after April 12, 2019. Refunds will be issued in the same form payment was made. Please allow up to two weeks for processing.

LAST DAY FOR REGISTRATION IS APRIL 19, 2019


REGISTER HERE