Registration Now Open for UnConference: Get Dirty! Limited Spots Available

Registration is now open for UnConference 2017: Get Dirty! on September 22, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm at Frick Environmental Center.

The natural environment is an immense learning playground for young children! PAEYC is proud to partner with APOST and the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy in presenting this UnConference. Join us for fun and engaging outdoor learning where it is very possible we might get a little dirty! Using the outdoor amphitheater and classrooms at the newly built Frick Environmental Center (opened September 10, 2016), participants will interact with presenters from various outdoor learning organizations. Plus, enjoy an in-depth tour of the Frick Environmental Center (FEC) and learn about this stunning sustainable, zero-waste piece of architecture. The day opens with a keynote speaker and closes with a wrap-up discussion.

These workshops are developmentally appropriate practice for educators, caregivers and after school providers.

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Two PAEYC Proposals on SXSW EDU PanelPicker: Vote Through 8/25

The SXSW EDU Conference & Festival cultivates and empowers a community of engaged stakeholders to advance teaching and learning and will take place March 5 - 8, 2018 in Austin, Texas.

In preparation for the Conference, SXSW EDU has received a record number of applications with over 1,400 proposals submitted this year for its PanelPicker sessions. 30% of a proposal's "score" is dependent on public voting online which went LIVE today. Two of these proposals were submitted by PAEYC staff members Katherine Gullone and Pamela Zimmerman: 

You can help Katie and Pam's proposal's by voting via the PanelPicker platform. Voters will need to create a PanelPicker account and may vote only once for each proposal. Voting is open now through August 25.

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