2018 Rocky Mountain Early Childhood Conference Showcases Top Keynotes and 150 Interactive Sessions with 11 Tracks

Denver, Colo., Nov. 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Renowned teacher and award-winning author Dr. Becky Bailey will be one of two keynote speakers during the 2018 Rocky Mountain Early Childhood Conference (RMECC) which gets underway on Friday, March 16 at the Colorado Convention Center. The two-day forum (March 16-17) brings together a broad range of leaders, professionals and experts representing the wide variety of fields that impact early childhood. Dr. Bailey, founder of Loving Guidance, Inc. and the Conscious Discipline program, is internationally recognized as an expert in childhood education and developmental psychology.  She has authored 14 books, including Easy to Love, Difficult to Discipline which is published in nine languages, started the first four-year degree program in Early Childhood Education in the state of Florida, and has raised over $2 million for children’s programs during her career.

She will be joined by Global Learning Foundation founder Enrique "Hank" C. Feldman who will deliver Saturday’s keynote address. An artist, educator and entrepreneur, Feldman is the inventor of iBG™ (Intellectual Brainwave Games), co-creator of the touring theatrical show “The Inner Journey,” author of the adult book “Living Like A Child,” co-author of the children’s series Sam the Ant™, and a two-time Grammy-nominated performing artist and composer.

Denver's Early Childhood Council and the Early Childhood Council Leadership Alliance have partnered to present the conference, now in its seventh year, to meet the professional development needs of early childhood professionals, who can earn up to six hours of ongoing training credits per day. The two-day event, which offers more than 150 interactive sessions and 11 tracks (Child Physical Health, Safety & Nutrition; Guidance & Positive Behavior Support; Leadership, Management & Administration; Early Childhood Systems, Governance & Policy; Family & Community Partnerships; Child Development & Learning; Teaching Practice, Literacy & STEAM; Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health; Inclusive Practices & Multicultural Principles; and Mindfulness & Self-Care) brings thousands of early education teachers, administrators and directors together with business leaders, policymakers and advocates to learn, share and network. A new conference app for RMECC 2018 will enable attendees to plan their schedule, engage with one another, and share content from presenters, keynotes, and sponsors.

Registration for the 2018 Rocky Mountain Early Childhood Conference, including Early Bird Discounts, will open online in early December at http://www.ecconference.com/registration. Early bird pricing starts at $150 for one day and $250 for both days and includes all sessions plus breakfast and lunch. To view the complete RMECC schedule, workshop descriptions and additional program details, visit www.ecconference.com.


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CONTACT: Gerri Howard
Rocky Mountain Early Childhood Conference