Professional Development Institute
Thank you for attending our 2019 conference!
We welcomed over 260 early childhood professionals from 37 cities across Idaho to learn the latest research about child development and resources to provide unparalleled high-quality learning experiences for young children. Thank you to all the keynotes, workshop presenters, program directors, thought leaders and early childhood professionals who joined us!
Missed this year's event? View our 2019 PDI program and additional resources below below to see what you can look forward to next June 12 and 13, 2020.
Proactive and Explicit Presentation Resources
Keynote speakers Lisa Porter Kuh and Iris Chin Ponte have created some additional material to support your classroom planning and professional development:
Stay connected and get inspired by following their Complementary Curriculum Approach Facebook page where they will share new lessons, speaking engagements and more. Lisa has also developed a Somerville Early Education website and blog as an additional curriculum resource.
Check out their recommended reading list for additional ideas:
Self Regulation: A Foundation for Learning & Educational Success Workshop Resources
Presenters Anne Cirillo and Nichole Moos have compiled a list of helpful children’s books and resources to help you continue to reflect on your own understandings and classroom practices.