March 27 – 28, 2015; MassAEYC Spring Conference 2015, Westford, MA.
March 28: You Can Make a Difference. Presenters: Barbara Wilder-Smith and Christine Jutres.
March 24 – 26, 2015; Virginia Head Start Association Annual Training Conference, Abingdon, VA.
Developing Executive Functions/Self-Regulation in the Classroom. Presenter: Angie Alvis.
March 19-21, 2015; VAECE – Virginia Association for Early Childhood Education 59th Annual Conference, Richmond, VA.
March 21: Developing Play in Young Children in Inclusion Settings. Presenters: Angela Alvis, Sharon Shepard and 2 additional teachers from Roanoke County Schools.
Additional presentation by Amy Hornbeck and Angela Alvis. Details to follow.
February 21, 2015; ASK – Advancing Skills and Knowledge: A Day for Child Development Professionals, Chapel Hill, NC.
Angela Alvis will be at the Tools of the Mind booth in the “Curriculum Corner” of the conference.
November 20-23, 2013; NAEYC Annual Conference and Expo, Washington, DC:
November 22: Dr. Deborah Leong and Dr. Elena Bodrova will present, “When everything old is new again–Amplification of child development as a central principle of a Vygotskian-based curriculum”.
November 22: Dr. Deborah Leong, Amy Hornbeck and Jessica Peters will present, “Developing self-regulation skills in toddlers–The role of play and teachers in the process”.
November 7-10, 2012: NAEYC Annual Conference and Expo, Atlanta, GA:
President’s seminar Meeting the Challenge of Developmentally Appropriate Practices Today — Best Practices in an Era of Standards and Accountability. Panelists include Sue Bredekamp, Carol Copple, Judy Jablon, and Deborah Leong; moderator Jera Jacobs
NAEYC featured session: Uniquely Preschool: Vygotskian and Post-Vygotskian Approaches to Scaffolding the Development of Imagination. Presenters: Elena Bodrova and Deborah Leong
October 2012: Dr. Deborah Leong was the featured speaker at a webinar “The characteristics of Intentional, Mature, Make-Believe Plan: How Play influences development” sponsored by the National Center On Quality Teaching And Learning’s Front Porch Series at the University of Washington
July 2012: Dr. Deborah Leong presented “Introducción al enfoque de “Tools of the Mind” para el desarrollo de la auto-regulación / función ejecutiva en la premier infancia” for the Seminario Educación Temprana en Chile: De la Teoría a la Práctica sponsored by CEP Centro de Estudios Publicos, Santiago Chile