19th Annual BEST Arts Conference

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.

February 3, 2018

7:30 am – 2:30 pm

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

Featured Workshop Speakers


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: Now Closed
  • Deadline to register:
  • 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


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