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Published: April 1st, 2020

CANCELED: Early Childhood Summer Summit 2020

Due to guidance from state and federal leadership concerning the spread of COVID-19, the Arizona Department of Education has canceled the Early Childhood Education Summer Summit that was scheduled for June 11-12, 2020.

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Published: March 9th, 2020

SAVE THE DATE! Early Childhood Summer Summit June 11-12, 2020

Early Childhood Summer Summit 2020 Save the Date

Join us for our annual Early Childhood Education Summer Summit!

This is a two-day conference held on June 11-12, 2020 at the Glendale Civic Center. This summit will focus on specific support for early childhood professionals around such topics as:

  • Family Engagement and Support
  • Diversity and Equity
  • Health and Safety (trauma, mental/behavioral health, etc.)
  • Program Administration
  • Educator and Teacher Preparation
  • Kindergarten Readiness
  • And More!

Registration is now OPEN

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

More details are still to come, including a conference agenda, speaker and topics. For questions, please contact the Early Childhood Education Unit at: 602-364-1530 or email [email protected].

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Published: February 28th, 2020

FREE Online ACEs Courses

The Arizona Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Consortium is now offering FREE online courses on their website. The courses are available in English and Spanish and include the following titles:

  • Childhood Trauma and ACEs
  • ACEs, Trauma, and Substance Use Disorder
  • Guidelines for Creating Effective Substance Use Prevention Campaigns
  • Exploration of the Role of Justice Systems in Treating and Preventing Opioid Use Disorder
  • Exploration of the Role of Schools in Treating and Preventing Opioid Use Disorder
  • Exploration of the Role and Faith Based Organizations in Treating and Preventing Opioid Use Disorder ACEs
  • Exploration of the Role of Direct Service Providers in Treating and Preventing Opioid Use Disorder

Click HERE for online courses.

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Published: January 28th, 2020

Today (Jan 28) is the Last Day to Register for ECSE Summit!

Hurry and Register today for the Early Childhood Special Education Summit!!

The conference is only two days away (January 30-31), so click HERE to register now! Registration closes at 11:59 pm. Remember to have a credit card ready since the deadline for purchase orders (PO’s) has passed.

If you need assistance, please contact us at 602-364-1530.

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Published: January 27th, 2020

PDG B5 Feedback Scores & Letter

Feedback from federal partners on Arizona’s Preschool Development Grant (PDG) B-5 Application is now available.

Click here to view the feedback and scores.

Letter to the Field

There is also a letter from our Early Childhood Deputy Associate Superintendent, that explains the scoring we received on the application. Within the letter, there is a survey link to provide comments and suggestions regarding the federal feedback.

The letter and feedback scores can also be accessed on our Preschool Development Grant B-5 page under the Federal Feedback dropdown menu.

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Published: January 22nd, 2020

ECSE Summit Agenda & Presentation Links

The Early Childhood Special Education Summit is just around the corner – January 30-31, 2020!

There is still time to register: CLICK HERE FOR REGISTRATION.

Registration is only guaranteed for those who register in EMS. Online registration closes Tuesday, January 28. Onsite registration is limited and is not guaranteed. The deadline to register with a purchase order has passed, but you can still register using a credit card.

You can view the SUMMIT AGENDA & PRESENTATIONS HERE


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Published: January 15th, 2020

TODAY (Jan. 15) – Last Day to Register for ECSE Summit with PO

Today, January 15, is the last day to register for the Special Education Conference with a purchase order (PO). You can use a PO # as a placeholder to register and then the deadline to submit the actual PO is 3 days before the conference (Jan. 27). Register today while we still have spots open!!

*Registration closes Jan. 28! CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

STAR Autism Training will also be available at the conference as a 1-day training from 10:00am – 5:00pm available on either Thursday or Friday. There is no additional cost for the training – it is included in the registration price and all other meals and activities are still available for STAR Autism participants.
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Published: December 10th, 2019

*Registration Now Open: Early Childhood Special Education Summit – Jan. 30-31, 2020

Join us for the 5th Annual Early Childhood Special Education Summit!

The Conference will be held Thursday & Friday, January 30-31, 2020 at Black Canyon Conference Center in Phoenix, AZ.

*Registration is now open! CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

Click below for the full flyer and additional information:

2020_ECE Special Education Conference Flyer

*Registration fee is $175 per person and includes breakfast, lunch & snack each day.

UPDATE! **January 15 IS THE LAST DAY TO REGISTER FOR THE CONFERENCE WITH A PO (purchase order)! You can use a PO # as a placeholder and then the final deadline to submit a PO is 3 days before the conference (Jan. 27).**

Sheraton Phoenix Crescent has blocked hotel rooms at a discounted group rate for this conference. The rate is $146/night and the last day to book at this rate is January 8, 2020. Please call 602-943-8200 to book a room.

For inquiries about the conference and/or registration, please call the ECE Team at 602-364-1530 or send an email to the ECE Inbox.

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