Mid-Valley Parenting

Teach, Integrate, Engage Conference 2019


Teach, Integrate, Engage is for parents, caregivers, early elementary school teachers and staff, and early learning professionals to learn and grow in ways to benefit the young children in their lives.  This event is hosted by Mid-Valley Parenting in collaboration with local school districts, Community Action Child Care Resource and Referral, Oregon Child Development Coalition, and Marion & Polk Early Learning Hub, Inc.

This year, Teach, Integrate, Engage's theme is Social and Emotional Development and will be held on Friday and Saturday, March 8th & 9th and will take place at Western Oregon University in Monmouth, OR.  The Werner University Center (link to information about the building) will be the host building for the conference.

Our Goal

The goal of Teach, Integrate, Engage is to support parents, caregivers, early elementary school teachers and staff, and early learning professionals by providing an opportunity to explore different educational workshops to use the knowledge learned for bettering the lives of young children the greater community.

Event Structure

The Teach, Integrate, Engage Conference will be two days, Friday, March 8th 8:30am-4pm and Saturday, March 9th 10:30am-2pm, and will have a wide selection of educational workshops and presentations with opportunities to recieve Oregon Registry set 2 credit. 

Check-in for Friday will be next to the Columbia Room in the Werner University Center at 8:30-9:30 AM followed by a keynote from Dr. Katie Statman-Weil, a specialist in Trauma Informed Classrooms.  Lunch will be 11:45 AM-12:30 PM. During check-in and lunch, resource and vendor tables will be present.  Parking will be in Parking Lot G on the corner of Church St W and Stadium Dr N.

Saturday Check-in will be next to the Columbia Room in the Werner University Center at 10:30-11 AM followed by a keynote from Dr. Shauna Tominey, author of "Creating Compassionate Kids: Essential Conversations to Have with Young Children." Lunch will be 11:30-12 Noon. During check-in, resource and vendor tables will be present.  Parking will be in Parking Lot H which is accessable from Monmouth Ave N and from Church St W.

 

Available Workshops

Registration (and pick your workshops!)

Registration closes Wednesday, March 6th.

Registration for participants (Updated!)

Please check back for any changes!

Questions or concerns? Contact Keith Mathew at mathew.keith@co.polk.or.us