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Applying Science to Improve Policy and Practice for Diverse Young Learners
Linda Espinosa, PhD
Professor of Early Childhood Education, University of Missouri-Columbia
Co-PI Getting on Track for School Success, University of Chicago
Assessing Children's Progress in
Early Education and Intervention: Challenges and Innovations in
The panel will address the theme of our conference from both the research and
- Michael Lopez, PhD
- Sherri Oden, PhD
- Rachel Brady, PT, DPT, MS
- Linda Espinosa, PhD
- Hiram Fitzgerald, PhD
Carol Markley 734.485.2000,
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Registration, Hotel & Travel
Conference Registration is Open!
$175 per person
Student Registration: $75
Ann Arbor Marriott Ypsilanti at Eagle Crest
1275 South Huron Street
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Ask for the HighScope rate!
Reserve Your Room
If you fly: Fly into Detroit Metro Airport.
(Delta Airlines has direct flights from many cities to its Detroit Hub.)
From Detroit Metro Airport and other points east or west: Take I-94 to Huron Street exit (exit 183). South on Huron Street. Turn left into the Marriott complex. From points north or south: Take US-23 to I-94 East. Go east on I-94 to Huron Street (exit 183), at the second light make a
left into the Marriott complex.
If you drive: From Detroit Metro Airport and other points east or west: Take I-94 to Huron Street exit (exit 183). South on Huron Street. Turn left into the Marriott complex.
From points north or south: Take US-23 to I-94 East. Go east on I-94 to Huron Street (exit 183), at the second light make a left into the Marriott complex.
State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECH) Are Available!
We have been approved to offer 3–5 State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECHs) to all Michigan residents attending our conference. Find out more about SCECHs here.
To earn SCECHs:
- Review the Steps for Receiving SCECHs
- Locate your Personal Identification Code (PIC) and put it in SCR.
- Complete and return a SCECH Registration Form to the registration table before 8:00 a.m. the day of the conference.
- Sign in and out of mandatory sessions during the conference.
Lunch With the Leaders
Lunch With the Leaders is for graduate students. Mentors will talk about careers
in (tentative list):
- Nonprofit organizations
- Local educational agencies
- State government
- Private foundations
Afternoon Tea and Networking
Come and network with our sponsors,
other conference participants and
presenters, and share your vision for
early childhood work over pastries and tea.
We have a special poster display
session for emerging scholars/
researchers (graduate students and
recent graduates) that will take place during the Afternoon Tea and Networking. Posters will be displayed all day and presenters will be available to discuss their work at the tea.