Early Childhood Fall Symposium
Early Childhood Fall Symposium

Early Childhood Fall Symposium

Kansas City's Premier Early Education Professional Development Conference

The Family Conservancy’s annual Early Childhood Fall Symposium provides practical tools and valuable information from exceptional speakers and specialists in the early childhood field. You’re sure to leave with the knowledge and motivation to overcome any challenge.

Participants will receive 5.5 clock hours of training, new ideas for their classrooms, and so much more. 

Early Childhood Fall Symposium

October 6, 2018
KU Edwards Campus
Best Conference Center
12600 Quivira Rd, Overland Park, KS 66213
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Shelli Lee

Minds-on Learning: Cultivating Curiosity

The field of early childhood has changed in recent years as the world around young children places higher demands on what is expected of them. Lee’s keynote will explore ways to cultivate curiosity through active learning and discovery.

About Shelli Lee

Shelli Lee is an early childhood educator in Higginsville, Missouri. Over the last 24 years, she has worked as a behavioral para, an elementary and early childhood special education teacher, early childhood teacher, and Parents as Teachers educator.

In 2008, Lee was the first early childhood teacher to be a finalist for Missouri Teacher of the Year. Her most honored accomplishment is the recognition she received from her preschoolers as “The 2008 World’s Greatest Teacher Forever”.


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Early Childhood Fall Symposium



Our 12th Annual Early Childhood Fall Symposium registration is full! We apologize for any inconvenience. If you would like to be put on a waitlist, please e-mail Leanne Hilligas at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your name, e-mail and phone number and we will get a hold of you if an opening arises. Thank you for your interest in The Family Conservancy's Early Childhood Fall Symposium!