19th Annual BEST Arts Conference

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The B.E.S.T. Arts (Building Educational Success through the Arts) Conference is devoted to emphasizing the importance of using the visual and performing arts in a preschool curriculum. Workshops offer Early Childhood Educators and Caregivers the opportunity to learn and share in the joy of teaching through the arts. Additional workshops will highlight techniques for working with toddlers and children with special needs in the preschool classroom.

Saturday
February 3, 2018

7:30 am – 2:30 pm

two cartooon girls laying down reading a book together

Long Beach City College
4901 E. Carson St.
Long Beach, CA 90808

Featured Workshop Speakers

NORM JONES AND RHYTHM CHILD NETWORK—Drumming

Norm believes in “creating an environment that uses the drum as a vehicle for building confidence, communicating positive messages, and encouraging group dynamics.”

ANTONIO SACRE—Storytelling

Antonio is committed to helping children discover and embrace their own multi-cultural backgrounds through storytelling.

JUDY WOODWORTH—Puppetry and language

Judy has developed a system of felt-board puppets, pieces, and props for use as teaching tools to address the needs of all learner types—auditory, visual, and physical.

Registration

  • Registration: Now Open
  • Deadline to register: January 21, 2018
  • Register early for best selection.
  • Workshops will be assigned on a first-received basis.
  • No refunds will be given, but substitutions are welcomed.
  • For additional information, email Carol Conley at cconley@lbcc.edu

Sponsors

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