Early Education Conference - Portland, OR

January 25, 2020 8:00 AM–January 25, 2020 4:15 PM
Portland Christian School - Elementary Campus, 11845 SE Market Street, Portland, OR 97216

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


Portland Christian School - Elementary Campus
11845 SE Market Street
Portland, OR 97216


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Conference Schedule

Keynote Speaker

Keynote: What's Your Design Style? by Dr. Stacia Emerson

We are designed with specific strengths and qualities that allow us to contribute as a valuable part of the early education profession. Through her personal journey and examples, Dr. Emerson will encourage you to identify your "design style" (strengths) and move forward to become the leader, servant, advocate, or teacher that God designed you to be. You will be encouraged and challenged to reflect on your strengths and how God may be prompting you to grow and change but also thrive in your work.

Dr. Stacia Emerson is an Associate Professor of Early Childhood and Family Studies for Southern Wesleyan University. She has over 30 years of experience in early childhood education—ranging from teaching young children in public schools to working in higher education.



   8:00 AM General Session
   9:30 AM Break (Coffee and snacks provided)
 10:00 AM Breakout Session 1
 11:15 AM Breakout Session 2
 12:30 PM Lunch (provided)
   1:15 PM Breakout Session 3
   2:30 PM Breakout Session 4
   3:45 PM Wrap-up Challenge


Member Non-member

Early Bird Rate
(through 1/10/20)

$72 $105
Standard/Walk-in Rate (after 1/10/20) $82 $115

Lunch Options (included in the registration fee)

*Please choose one at the time of registration

Option 1:

Chick-fil-A® Chicken Sandwich, a bag of Waffle Potato Chips, and a Chocolate Chunk Cookie.

Option 2:

Chick-fil-A® Market Salad - Sliced grilled chicken breast served on a fresh bed of mixed greens, topped with crumbled blue cheese and a mix of fresh fruit. Served with Harvest Nut Granola, Roasted Nut Blend and Light Balsamic Vinaigrette dressing (or guest’s choice of dressing).

Option 3:

No lunch needed


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.

Questions? Email the Early Education team

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