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School Age Child Care Conference 2019

October 19 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

School-Age Child Care Providers Conference 2019
Saturday, October 19, 2019
Dewitt Middle School
560 Warren Rd., Ithaca
$60 for presenters and materials
Co-sponsored by SUNY Cortland
CTLE Units available!

SACC Conference 2019 - Workshop Schedule

9:00-9:30amRegistration & Light Breakfast
9:30-11:00amWorkshop #1A
Human Trafficking & School-Age Youth
Samantha McBean, Program Leader, GIAC
Human trafficking is alarming and present in our community. Come learn about how youth are groomed - signs to watch out for and tools and resources you can use to support youth in your care.
Topics: 1,4
Workshop #1B
Emotional Competence: Practical Tools for Promoting Emotional Health In Children
Catherine Layton, LMSW, Ithaca City School District, Therapeutic Crisis Intervention for Schools, Cornell
Learn practical behavioral support techniques and emotional first aid to support children in your program.  Gain insight on how to create collaborative solution focused plans with the child, family and providers.   Topics: 1, 3, 4
Workshop #2A
Identifying & Responding to Child Abuse & Maltreatment
Naomi Barry, Lead Educator, Advocacy Center
Explore the various forms of abuse children may experience, the physical and behavioral signs that may indicate abuse, the NYS
Mandated Reporting Responsibilities for childcare providers, and strategies for responding
to disclosures of abuse.
Topics: 6, 8
Workshop #2B
Risk-Benefit of Active Play
Rusty Keeler, Designer and Author
We know that risky play is important for healthy child development. It’s what school-agers are meant to do. But how do you provide opportunities for risky play that won’t get your program shut down? Come join the discussion!

Topics : 1, 3, 4
1:15-2:45pmWorkshop #3A
Recycled & Found Art: Hands-on Workshop
Jessica Peery, Child Development and Arts Integration Specialist
Explore your own creativity with open-ended, re-purposed materials, tied with inspirational quotes and literature. Self-portraits, stamp and stencils and model magic mandala activities can adapted for your classroom. Workshop supported by found/recycled materials donation from Finger Lakes ReUse.

Topics: 1, 3
Workshop #3B
Unity Music
Mr. Fe Nunn, Humanitarian Composer
Come explore West African rhythms and communication to build positivity. Mr. Nunn is the Director and one of the originators of Ithaca’s dynamic music school for youth, Community Unity Music Education Program.

Topics: 1, 3
2:45pm Turn in Participant Evaluation Forms and Receive Your Training Certificates

Download 2019 SACC Conference Workshop Schedule here.

REGISTER BY 10/11/19!

Registration forms were sent by email to all SACC Directors on 9/11/19.
Please talk to your Director to register.
Registration for the conference and workshops will be done through a bulk registration that your Director should have received.
Download bulk registration form here.
All completed training registration forms should be delivered or mailed with payment to
Child Development Council
609 West Clinton St.
Ithaca, NY 14850
Email registration form to Darla at darla@childdevelopmentcouncil.org
(If you choose to email your registration form, remember your registrations are not secured until payment is received.)

Please note: Conference and workshop registration is limited, “first come, first served.” Payment secures your registration for the day and your workshops.
We will do our best to schedule each attendee for their first choice workshops, but this may not always be possible due to room size limitations. 

Please direct all questions/concerns to Jude Rose at 607-273-0259, ext. 231 or jude@childdevelopmentcouncil.org.


October 19
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Cortland NY 13045
Phone: 607-753-0106
Fax: 607-753-0119
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