ESCANABA - The 29th Annual Upper Peninsula Early Childhood Conference will be held Friday and Saturday, April 19-20 at Bay College in Escanaba. The theme this year is "Being SENSE-ational!" Keynote presenters will include Lisa Murphy, and James Coffey, M.Ed with Georgean Johnson-Coffey, M.Ed., whose music can be previewed at www.jamescoffey.com .
This conference will be of interest to primary caregivers, parents, students, educators and anyone who works with young children. Workshops will include Family Partnerships, Literacy, Science and Math, Quality Standards, Trauma, Play, Breastfeeding, Developmental Delay, Special Needs and Multiculturalism. The deadline to register is March 23. Registration fees are as follows: $110 full conference, $75 for only Friday or Saturday, $60 student rate full conference, $35 student rate for one day. For more information, including a complete schedule, visit www.upecc.org.