Special Invitation - One Day Registration

The 2021 Gulf Coast Early Childhood Education Summer Symposium is a collaborative training and networking event for early childhood education industry professionals. Representatives from Alabama Department of Human Resources and Alabama Department of Early Childhood Educaiton will be on site to answer questions and talk about changes taking place for child care in Alabama.

Cost: $35, to cover the cost of provided meals and snacks

Date: Tuesday, July 6, 2021

Perdido Beach Resort
27200 Perdido Beach Blvd
Orange Beach, AL

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  • Daily Schedule - Choose to attend ONE session/event for each time slot.

    Listed below is the schedule of events for Tuesday, 7/6/21. Please select the session/event you would like to attend for each time slot that day. Some options cost additional fees.
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    Beyond Discipline to Guidance
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    Racial Equity in Early Childhood Education
    Mental Fitness & Brain Fitness: How to Inspire Peak Performance, Wellness, and Improved Relationships
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    Letting Loose! Using Loose Parts to Enhance Gross Motor Play (Recommended for Teachers)
    What Lies Ahead? A Leadership Panel Q&A Session (Recommended for Directors, Administrators, Advocates, etc.)
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    CDA Professional Development Specialist Training (Recommended for advanced, experienced educators who are already PD Specialists and those interested in learning more about becoming a PD Specialist)
    Alabama's New QRIS System (Begins at 2:30pm; Recommended for Directors, Administrators, Advocates, etc.)
    Blast Off with Books! (A book signing and reading event in Exhibit Hall)
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    Bonfire on the Beach (8pm - 10pm; $20)
  • If you have any special requests or dietary restrictions, please let us know! We will do our very best to accommodate your needs.