Innovative education... Engaged educators
|When:||Next date to be determined|
|Where:||J.C. Penney Conference Center, UMSL|
|Fee:||See 'Registration' tab below|
Designed to meet the needs of teachers, child care providers, parents as teachers, administrators, social workers, early childhood students in teacher education, and parents of young children. We trust your Institute experience will be professionally rewarding.
A variety of workshops are scheduled on a wide range of topics, including keynote and featured speaker presentations, 60-minute sessions, and 90-minute sessions. A box lunch is included in the registration fee.
Missouri and Illinois early childhood educators earn 6 approved clock hours from DHSS (MO) and DCFS (IL) towards your annual requirement.
We encourage individuals to register online as confirmation is sent out electronically. Groups of teachers from the same institution and paying with one check, credit card or PO must register by mail. Please complete the registration form downloadable from the link below.
To better serve you, enrollments are limited. Once capacity is reached, we will not be able to accept further registrations, even if it is reached before October 3, 2015.
For more information, please call (314) 516-5656.
Note: It is not necessary to register for, or identify, the individual workshop sessions you will be attending. Simply register for the Institute and you will receive a finalized Schedule of Workshops on arrival.
The University reserves the right to cancel any program. In the event of cancellation, you will be notified immediately, and all program fees will be refunded or applied to a future program at your request. A cancellation processing fee will apply if you cancel within two weeks of the Institute. If you must cancel a registration, please call NonCredit Registration Services at (314) 516-5961 by October 3, 2015, to guarantee a full refund.
One Continuing Education Unit (CEU) is defined as 10 hours of classroom instruction. Up to 0.6 CEUs will be awarded for participation in this year’s Crucial Early Years® Institute. All attendees will receive a Certificate of Attendance with CEUs after the Institute.
A MOPD ID is required when you register for the Crucial Early Year’s Institute. You can obtain your MOPD ID by going to www.mopdid.org. The Crucial Early Years Institute has been approved for the DHSS (licensing) annual clock-hour training requirement. UMSL will submit the attendance sheets to MO Open Initiative to record clock-hours to your MOPDID.
The Crucial Early Years Institute has been approved for Illinois DCFS (licensing) annual clock-hour training requirement. The UMSL Certificate of Attendance that is initialed by UMSL staff will serve as verification of attendance for approved annual clock-hours.
More information will be provided in the brochure and at the conference.
As a result of evaluation results, we have changed the format of the sessions. We feel these changes will accommodate both the presenters’ and attendee’s needs better while still providing 6 clock hours for attending the Institute. The Keynote and Featured Speakers will present once each at different times. The 2-hour sessions are changed to 90-minute sessions. We are now offering 3 different times for 60-minute sessions.
Click 'Documents' tab to view detailed topics and speakers