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The main focus of the two day event is to show how parents and child educators can help develop children they work with socially, emotionally, academically and physically.
The events will begin the evening of Friday, April 20 for a pre-conference event featuring child vocalist Charlotte Diamond. The event is being catered to professionals who work with children and will explain the benefits to children of education through music.
The pre-conference clinic will run from 6:30-8 p.m. and will be held at the Lido Theatre. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door.
Saturday, April 21, will kick off the official Parent Conference, with a full day of workshops scheduled to take place.
The conference will begin in the morning, with another seminar by Charlotte Diamond, holding her workshop on how to develop language in children through the use of music.
A variety of special guest speakers will hold workshops throughout the day, one of which with Dr. Joanne Crandall, who will showcase how to focus on children can develop independent thinking and learning.
Workshops will continue throughout Saturday afternoon, with the afternoon sessions focusing on encouraging physical activity other than in organized sports, such as active family events.
The day will also include a free lunch, as well as child care for those planning on attending the events with younger children. The free child care will run for children ages 3-11.
Another perk of Saturday, all daytime events are free of charge.
Saturday will conclude with the Charlotte Diamond’s Family Concert at the Lido Theatre, beginning at 6 p.m. followed by a meet and greet with Charlotte Diamond. Once again tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door.
To register for the 5th annual Parent Conference or for more information on the event, please click here.
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