The All Babies & Children (ABC) Child Care Conference that will be held on Saturday, June 8, will offer child care providers, foster parents and other adults who work with children the opportunity to earn seven clock hours of credit. The conference will be at Wharton County Junior College at 911 East Boling Highway in Wharton.
Pre-registration is required by May 10, with no on-site registration and no substitution of participants. The conference will begin with check-in at 7:15 a.m.; the last session will conclude at 3:15 p.m.
The 2013 conference sessions will include the following topics: “Brain Development”, “The Role of Interpersonal Communication in Developing Professionalism”, “Math and Science for Infants and Toddlers, Preschool and Afterschool”, and “Teaching with Limits and Laughter”.
The $35 registration fee will cover the catered buffet luncheon, breakfast, certifying of clock hours, and handouts. Registration forms and conference flyers (with map) are available at the Fort Bend County Extension Office, 1402 Band Road, Suite 100, Rosenberg or online at http://fortbend.agrilife.org.
Sponsors of this year’s conference are Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Brazoria, Fort Bend, Matagorda, and Wharton Counties; Wharton County Junior College; and FCS Committee of Fort Bend County. They will seek to provide reasonable accommodations for all persons with disabilities for this conference. They ask that participants contact them by May 28 to advise them of the auxiliary aid or service required.
Questions should be directed to Dianne Gertson or Jacque Gerke at the Fort Bend County Extension Office, (281) 342-3430 ext.7024.