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CONFERENCES
EARLY CHILDHOOD TODAY CONFERENCE
Developing Successful Learners
STAR NET Region VI and the College of Education will hold their 9th annual conference at the
Romeoville Campus. This conference is for parents, caregivers and professionals who shape
the lives of children with special needs ages birth to 5 years old. Workshops will address six
themes of social/emotional, speech and language, accommodations, early literacy, health and
wellness, and best practices.

Wednesday, March 2, 2016
8:30 a.m. - 3:15 p.m. (sign in 8-8:30 a.m.)
Lewis University - Romeoville Campus (see Directions)
One University Parkway, Romeoville, IL 60446
De La Salle Hall

FEE:  $35 (includes continental breakfast, lunch, instruction and workshop materials).
Registration: Registration is now open. Pre-registration is required and seats are limited.
Registrations will be accepted based on a first-come, first-served basis. No on-site or phone
registration allowed.

Co-Sponsored by STAR NET Region VI and Lewis University, in collaboration with SSAEYC, Early
Intervention Training Program, Good Shepherd Center, Child and Family Connections # 12 and
Orland Park School District 135.

Please visit www.lewisu.edu/starnet for details and registration.
Strong Children~Strong Communities Conference
Registration online is Not available this year. You must download the form (click here for English,
click
here for Spanish) and mail registration form with payment to Good Shepherd Center, 17512
Carriageway, Suite A, Hazel Crest, IL 60429 - or register via phone - credit cards can be taken over
the phone.

Saturday, February 27, 2016


Location:Prairie State College 202 S Halsted St. Chicago Heights, IL 60411

Click here for the PDF form of 2016 Registration Form with a listing of the workshops.

Haga clic aquí y revise el folleto de Reserve su Fecha del 2016, para más información.

The Strong Children ~ Strong Communities Conference is one of the largest bilingual conferences
in the Chicago area. More than 25 individual workshops and a motivational speaker attract more
than 325 attendees each year. This event has been developed to provide childcare workers,
educators and parents with needed educational and support information that targets topical
issues regarding children with and without developmental disabilities. The goal of the program is
to assist people involved with children in becoming more aware of current issues and raise their
confidence in their ability to face these challenges.

Sessions for English & Spanish speaking audiences • CEU and CPDU credit available• Exhibit
area for goods & services.

For further information call Community Partner Director Maggie Keane at 708-957-2600 extension
226.