Welcome to the Called to Care for Kids Conference

Bringing together Sunday School Teachers, Child Care Providers, Foster Families, VBS Teams, Children's Ministers and Community Volunteers to Support Children and Families. 

Saturday, March 2, 2019
First & Calvary Presbyterian Church
820 E. Cherry, Springfield, MO 65806
8:00am - 4:00pm

Mission
To enhance and support the work of churches and child care programs by providing staff and volunteers with education and resources.

Schedule of Events
Registration and Vendors
8:00 - 9:00 Registration and Vendors
9:00 - 9:15 Welcome and Announcements
9:15 - 10:15 Keynote Part 1
10:30 - 11:30 Keynote Part 2
11:30 - 12:30 Luch, Vendors and Fellowship
12:30 - 1:30 Breakout 1
1:45 - 2:45 Breakout 2
3:00 - 4:00 Breakout 3

New! Conference t-shirts will be available for purchase!

Registration Details
  • All pre-registrations due by February 22, 2019: $20
  • Cost after February 22nd and at the door: $30
  • Lunch: (not included in the registration fee and you MUST pre-order and pay to receive lunch at the conference): $6 
  • New! Limited scholarships available sponsored by Ozarks Chapter of MOAEYC to assist with payments for those that would not be able to come otherwise. For scholarship availability, you MUST email npiper@ccozarks.org to register.
Keynote Part 1 and 2: Officer Eric Schroeder
Surviving an Active Shooter or Violent Intruder: Run, Hide, Fight
This training will educate participants in changing techniques to mitigate loss of lives associated with active shooters and violent intruders. Information will help you understand what an active shooter is, change your mental process away from Shelter In Place only and give you options and ideas to use in an active shooter or violent intruder situation.

Breakout 1
Mandated Reporter Training Part 1 and 2
Must attend Part 1 and 2 to receive credit
- Micki Lane, Child Advocacy Center
- Jennifer Loibl, MO Department of Social Services
- Nathan Chapman, Greene County Prosecuting Attorney Office

Hands on: Learning through Sensory Play
- Charity Jordan, Springfield-Greene County Library

Switch Toys for Adaptive Play
- Tiffany Moore, Community Partnership of the Ozarks

Learning through Movement: Bringing FUN to Any Lesson
- Dr. Amy Vaughan, Occupational Therapist

Going Beyond the Welcome. Creating an Inclusive Environment in Your Faith-based Setting
Elizabeth Obrey, Arc of the Ozarks, Disability Author and STARS for Autism trainer

Breakout 2
Mandated Reporter Training Part 1 and 2
Must attend Part 1 and 2 to receive credit
- Micki Lane, Child Advocacy Center
- Jennifer Loibl, MO Department of Social Services
- Nathan Chapman, Greene County Prosecuting Attorney Office

Hands on: Learning through Sensory Play
- Charity Jordan, Springfield-Greene County Library

A Conscious Discipline Overview
- Lori Schumer, The One Stop for Early Childhood

Child Care Food Program: Program & Meal Pattern Training
This session is only for home providers enrolled in the Council of Churches Child Care Food Program. This session counts as the annual required training.
- Ashley Carlew, Child Care Food Program

How to Wear the Many Hats of an Educator without Becoming a Mad Hatter
- Karen Base, Independent Consultant

Breakout 3
Child Care Food Program: Program & Meal Pattern Training
This session is only for home providers enrolled in the Council of Churches Child Care Food Program. This session counts as the annual required training.
- Ashley Carlew, Child Care Food Program

How to Wear the Many Hats of an Educator without Becoming a Mad Hatter
- Karen Base, Independent Consultant

Trauma Awareness
- Diamond Netzer, Community Partnership of the Ozarks

New Picture Book Parade
- Amanda Harrell, Springfield-Greene County Library

Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) Overview
- Laura Farmer, CASA of Southwest Missouri

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