This interactive, virtual event is designed for parents to build the capacity of the state's early childhood system, foster opportunities to build connections with other parents and key stakeholders and motivate parents to grow into their role as leaders through collective action in transforming their communities.
The virtual conference will be offered over the course of 3 weeks, on Fridays and Saturdays:
April 9th &10th, April 23rd & 24th, May 7th & 8th
The conference will focus on strengthening partnerships with parents, expanding parent choice and increasing knowledge to ensure all children in New York State receive equitable and comprehensive services. Additionally, the conference provides a platform for parents to connect with administrators, policy makers and service providers to understand the needs of parents.
Workshop areas of focus include:
- Family Engagement
- Educational Games
- How to Handle Family Trauma
- Health Literacy
- Power of Play
- Celebrating Differences
- Parenting with Joy