October 25, 2019 MAESA Early Childhood Conference will be held at St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes School lower school campus in Alexandria, VA. MAESA’s 2019 conference features workshops led by developmental professionals in the field for our early childhood educators. 2019 conference registration materials coming soon!
2018 Keynote speaker Ms. Jacky Howell, Early Childhood Specialist, will discuss how we are “Partners on the Path of Childhood”Join in this uplifting and inspiring presentation on the relationship we have as adults on young children’s lives. Be ready to laugh as well as reflect on this inspiring journey we share with children. We will be reminded of both the responsibility and opportunity we have in affecting children on their journey through childhood.
Jacky Howell has over 43 years experience as an early childhood teacher and administrator. In addition, she has over 30 years experience as a course instructor and presenter on topics related to early childhood development and curriculum. She is a published author with her book, Rituals and Traditions: Fostering a Sense of Community in Preschool. In addition, she has published many articles in early education journals. She received her Master’s degree in Human Development from Pacific Oaks College and is a certified OSSE trainer. Currently, she is a consultant and trainer with her own business, azspire llc., http://www.azspire.com. She works with early childhood programs as a consultant, does webinars, and workshops and presentations locally and nationally.