Early Education Conference - Chattanooga, TN

February 29, 2020 8:30 AM–February 29, 2020 4:15 PM
Silverdale Baptist Academy, 7236 Bonny Oaks Dr., Chattanooga, TN 37421

2020 Early Education Conference 

Designed With A Purpose

"For I know the plans I have for you," declares the Lord, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future." Jeremiah 29:11 NIV


Silverdale Baptist Academy
7236 Bonny Oaks Dr.
Chattanooga, TN 37421


Conference Flyer

Conference Schedule

EE Conference Keynote Speaker

Keynote - Designed for a Purpose: A Worldview Perspective on the Nature of Teachers and Boys and Girls by Dr. Milt Uecker

Teaching children from a biblical worldview begins with modeling one’s worldview. Young children learn through experience, observation and imitation. Children come to understand the nature of teachers, boys and girls (the nature of humankind) through the teacher’s understanding of what it means to be created in God’s image, loved by God and redeemed through Jesus Christ.  As teachers walk in the Truth they translate philosophy into concrete representations. What are the ways in which we demonstrate not only God’s design, but also his purpose for both the teacher and students (the essential question)?  Can we, like the apostle Paul, say to our students, “Children, join in following my example, and observe those who walk according to the pattern you have in us.”  (Philippians 3:17)

Dr. Milt Uecker serves as the director of the Lowrie Center for Christian School Education at Columbia International University. His prior professional experience includes associate professor at Regent University, teaching in an International School in Korea and administrating early childhood programs in both Texas and Virginia. He is the author of Distinctively Christian: A Christ-centered Approach to Early Childhood Spiritual Development.   


Christian School Board & Leadership Training

Christian school board members and leaders are invited to a special training during the EE conference! Join Dr. David Balik as he presents Working with the Board - What Works and What Doesn't. Dr. Steve Webb will present Education in a Violent World: Protecting Tomorrow From Today.

School leaders registration (includes lunch) is $35. Board members will receive complimentary registration and lunch is available for $10.

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EE Conference Schedule

   7:30 AM Registration and Refreshments
   8:30 AM Welcome/Opening Keynote
   9:45 AM Break
 10:15 AM Breakout Session A
 11:30 AM Lunch (provided)
 12:15 PM Second Keynote
  1:45 PM Breakout Session B
  3:15 PM Closing Keynote

EE Conference Pricing

Member Non-member

Early Bird Rate
(through 2/8/20) 

$65 $95
Standard/Walk-in Rate (after 2/8/20) $80 $110


You will receive 1 CEU (six clock hours) for your attendance at the conference. Be sure to submit an EE Conference CEU Claim Form following the event to start the claiming process.


Holiday Inn Hamilton Place
2232 Center St.
Chattanooga, TN 37421
(800) 997-9138

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