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ELF 2.0 CLA Pre-Conference Agenda

November 1–3, 2013

Friday (November 1)
5:30–8:00PM Opening Dinner & Welcome – Suzanne Flint & Francie Dillon
Saturday (November 2)
8:00–9:00AM Breakfast
9:00–11:00AM Early Childhood Development: Nurturing Successful Learners
Dr. Joshua Sparrow, Director of Strategy, Planning & Program Development
Brazelton Touchpoints Center
11:00–12:30PM Break & Lunch
12:30–3:30PM Hands-On Workshops – 45 minutes each
Music – Francie Dillon, Children’s Musician & Educator
Art – Sharron Krull, Early Childhood Specialist
Movement – Sharron Krull, Early Childhood Specialist
Play – Rae Zarghami, Early Childhood Educator
3:30–4:00PM Break & Snack
4:00–5:00PM Community Partners: Panel Presentation
CDE, Child Development – Cecelia Fisher-Dahms, Education Administrator
ZERO TO THREE, Western Office – Tahra M. Goraya, Director
First 5 El Dorado Commission – Kathleen Guerrero, Executive Director

Dinner – on your own
Sunday (November 3)
8:00–9:00AM Breakfast
9:00–10:00AM Wise Use of New Media: Panel Presentation – Dr. Sparrow to moderate
Carisa Kluver, Founder, Digital-Storytime.com
Kristin Torres, Early Childhood Specialist, El Dorado County Office of Ed
Merve Lapus, Education Program Director, Common Sense Media
Cen Campbell, Founder, Little eLit
10:00–10:30AM ELF 2.0 Resources & Social Media Highlights
Carolyn Brooks, Suzanne Flint, Virginia Walter
10:30–11:00AM Action Plans & Online Follow-Up
11:00–11:30AM Closing – Suzanne Flint & Francie Dillon