Early Childhood Education Conference

Every day from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM , Friday, Oct 04, 2013 to Saturday, Oct 05, 2013

  • Bell Conference Center
  • Free
  • Esther Howard | ehoward@uwaedu | 205-652-3428

 Area educators are invited to the University of West Alabama’s annual Early Childhood Conference on Oct. 4 and 5 at Bell Conference Center in Livingston. Sponsored by the Julia S. Tutwiler College of Education, the free conference promotes innovative ideas through several means of learning. The conference includes sessions in areas of mathematics and science. The goal of the conference is to inform educators on the value of outdoor classrooms and the importance of making math and science relevant to students.

The conference will feature Steve Rich, author of Bringing Outdoor Science In: Thrifty Classroom Lessons. Rich was recognized for his work with two NSTA awards, the Ciba Exemplary Science Teaching Award and the Ohaus Award for Innovations in Science Teaching. Rich’s presentation is created for Pre-K – 6th grade teachers.

For information on registration, contact Esther Howard  or call 205-652-3428.


 Tentative Schedule
8:30 A.M. – 9:00 A.M. Registration

9:00 A.M. – 10:00 A.M.
Session One: Steve Rich – Author of
Bringing Outdoor Science In

10:00 A.M. – 10:15 A.M. Break

10:15 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.
Session Two: Steve Rich - Thrifty Classroom Lessons

11:00 A.M. – 12:30 P.M. Lunch On Your Own

12:30 P.M. – 1:30 P.M.
Session Three: Steve Rich - Math + Science + Outdoors = Learning

1:30 P.M. – 1:45 P.M. Break

1:45 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.

Session Four: Steve Rich - Birds, Bugs, Butterflies – Scavenger Hunt (weather permitting)

3:00 P.M. Adjourn