UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls
Saturday, September 27, 2014
8:30 am–3:30 pm
River Falls, Wisconsin
Early childhood educators who are working with children from toddler age to age eight and college students enrolled in early childhood education programs.
"Nurture through Nature: Key conceptions in children's social-emotional development"
Dr. Carol Siegel
Dr. Carol Siegel is a licensed clinical psychologist who helps parents and educators guide children in coping with developmental challenges.Dr. Siegel will focus on important characteristics of social/emotional development in young children. With this knowledge, we will identify and participate in some exciting nature activities that will help us support affective development in young children. These hands-on experiences for ages 2–8 will be facilitated by faculty from UWRF and Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College.
During the morning session participants will choose to participate in two of the following workshops:
Our afternoon session on "Growing up Wild" will be facilitated by naturalists from the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge and Minnesota Project Wild. Books on Nature and Social/Emotional Development provided by Book Look in Stevens Point, Wisc. will be available for purchase. Dress comfortably for our active journey.
Your registration fee of $60 will provide the following:
A limited number of full-time students will be admitted at a discounted rate of $30. You may also purchase curriculum materials for "Growing Up Wild" online for $25.
Visit our registration web site through the following link. Payment may be made with a credit card.
A paper registration form is available for those who want to pay by check. Please note that all registrations must be received by September 20, 2014.