Fall Symposium

Early Childhood Fall Symposium

The Fall Symposium is an annual training event specifically designed for the early childhood professionals. We bring professional child care providers together from the metro area to advance their knowledge of best practices in early education through interactive sessions focused on building strong relationships with families, children and the community.  Participants will receive 5.5 clock hours of training, new ideas for their classrooms, so much more.

REGISTER HERE - Take advantage of early-bird pricing (ends Sept 15)!

10th Annual Fall Symposium - Creating Compassionate Communities: One Child at a Time
Saturday, October 3, 2015
Jack Reardon Convention Center
500 Minnesota Ave.
Kansas City, KS 66101

For more information, click here to view our flier, or contact Heather Waterfield at 913-742-4126 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Ramona Downs Memorial Scholarship

The Ramona Downs Memorial Scholarship provides an opportunity for an early childhood professional (family child care provider, teacher, assistant teacher, director or other early child-hood staff person) to apply for partial funds to attend the Early Childhood Fall Symposium, which is held each year in October. This scholarship will cover $30 of the $70 fee. Recipients will be responsible for the remaining $40.

To apply for the scholarship, please complete the form below no later than August 15, 2015.

(Note, if you prefer, you may print a paper copy of the scholarship application, and submit it by fax, mail, or email)

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