District 2 Early Childhood Training & Resource Fair
Saturday, May 4, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM (CDT)
San Antonio, TX
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Welcome to the second annual “EARLY CHILDHOOD TRAINING & RESOURCE FAIR” offered by Councilwoman Ivy R.Taylor, your District 2 City Council Representative, in partnership with Voices for Children of San Antonio, Family Service Association, Intercultural Development Research Association, San Antonio Association for the Education of Young Children and St. Philip’s College/Early Childhood and Family Studies Program.
Our youngest children hold our greatest hope for the future, depending on us as their adult caregivers to
provide safety, security, and knowledgeable nurturing support. We hope this event will better prepare the
caregivers of the young children in District 2 with the knowledge and skills to provide our youngest community
members with appropriate developmental opportunities that will help them grow and mature into successful
students and productive adults.
8:00am: Check In (Center for Learning Resources, 1st Floor Library)
8:30am - 9:00am: Welcome Note (Center for Learning Resources, Library 3rd Floor)
9:00am - 10:00am: Plenary (Campus Center: Heritage Room)
10:15am - 11:45am: Workshop (Center for Healthcare Professionals)
12:00pm - 1:00pm: Lunch & Resource Fair (Center for Healthcare Professionals)
1:15pm - 2:45pm: Workshop (Center for Healthcare Professionals)
3:00pm - 3:30pm: Award Certificates and Closing Note (Center for Learning Resources Library 3rd Floor)
When & Where
Voices for Children of San Antonio
Voices for Children of San Antonio is a research and advocacy organization committed to making young children’s issues a priority in the San Antonio community. Established in 1996 as A Vision for Children, the founding Board was comprised of providers of children’s services, as well as business, foundation and academic representatives, all advocates whose mission was, and is, to improve the quality of life for children in our community and to make San Antonio the best city in the nation to be a child. In 2001 the organization incorporated as a separate 501-c-3 non- profit organization, committed to improving the quality of life for San Antonio’s children through research, strategic planning, advocacy and action. A Vision for Children became a member of Voices for America’s Children asVoices for Children of San Antonio.
Voices for Children networks nearly 2,000 community stakeholders from more than 500 organizations, working to improve the quality of live for San Antonio’s kids.
Voices’ broad areas of interest include abuse and neglect; early care and education; and infant/child safety & health care. Voices for Children, with volunteer co-chairs, directs task forces and working groups to seek improvement in these areas. These committees meet regularly throughout the year to continue work toward positive change in policies, programs and practices that impact young children.