KSDE Weekly

Feature Story

Reminder: Kansas Division for Early Childhood Conference slated for Feb. 29-March 1

The 42nd annual Kansas Division for Early Childhood (KDEC) Conference offers attendees an opportunity for professional growth and through an array of sessions, networking experiences and other activities.

The conference is scheduled for Feb. 29-March 1 in Wichita at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Wichita Airport, 2098 Airport Road.

The theme for this year’s conference is “Inclusion Matters!”

KDEC promotes the education of young children with exceptional needs and encourages professional growth and research as a means of better understanding the unique needs related to young, exceptional children.

Norman Kunc and Emma Van der Klift, well-known speakers and advocates within the disability rights community will offer a virtual keynote presentation. They will be available via Zoom for questions after their presentation.

A special room rate of $130 is available through Friday, Jan. 26, or until the room block is sold out, whichever comes first.

To register for the conference and/or book a room – or to register as an exhibitor – click here. Early bird pricing is available until Jan. 13.

There is financial assistance available for parents and students who want to attend the conference. Click the link above for more information. Decisions regarding financial assistance will be made based on the availability of funds.

Registration must be completed by Feb. 2.

Posted: Dec 21, 2023,
Comments: 0,

Theme picker

Copyright 2024 by Kansas State Department of Education | 900 SW Jackson St. | Topeka, KS 66612 Privacy Statement  |  Terms Of Use  |  System Maintenance Notices  |  Open Records (PDF)

The Kansas State Department of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. (more information...)

To accommodate people with disabilities, on request, auxiliary aides and services will be provided and reasonable modifications to policies and programs will be made. To request accommodations or for more information please contact the Office of General Counsel at gc@ksde.org or by 785-296-3201.