Playful Heroes: The Spirit of the Early Childhood Professional

Playful Heroes: The Spirit of the Early Childhood Professional

Event Date: 2019-11-02 08:30:00


The Northwest Florida Chapter of the Florida Association for the Education of Young Children and the Early Learning Coalition of Santa Rosa County present   Playful Heroes: The Spirit of the Early Childhood Professional  featuring Keynote Speaker Richard Cohen   Come join us as Richard Cohen, M.A., offers a day of fun, games and music through innovative, thought-provoking, interactive learning experiences designed for anyone working with children.   Richard Cohen is a former early education teacher and trainer who for the last twenty years has traveled the world as a consultant, coach, and motivational speaker. Richard is also a college professor teaching Early Care and Education at the community college level, currently at Manchester Community College in Connecticut. He also curates his viral social media presence Zen and the Art of Early Childhood Education* and hosts community sing-a-longs. As his early childhood heroes he lists Bev Bos, Fred Rogers, and T. Berry Brazelton, M.D., among others.   His philosophy simply stated is: “Children learn through play.” You will not want to miss this exciting opportunity to network with your peers while singing, playing and learning in Richard's workshops Fun,Games and the Spirit of Play and Early Childhood Professionals: The Heroes of Our Time.    What else is in store for you? 5 In-service hours and .5 Continuting Education Units Door prizes A delicious lunch prepared by Mike Droogsma of Catered Services A very, very special Provider Recognition Ceremony   Early-bird rates are available through October 11, 2019. FLAEYC Members (NAEYC or SECA) receive reduced rates for the conference. If you are not a member and would like to join, please visit the FLAEYC membership page at   * For more information about Richard Cohen visit

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4115 Soundside Drive
32563 Gulf Breeze
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