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Early Learning & Child Care Conference: Smart Start for Boys
Sat, October 21, 2017, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM MDT
The Early Learning Childcare (ELCC) Conference is a conference for parents, foster parents, caregivers, childcare providers, and preschool teachers to develop new relationships with others in their field and to gain knowledge in areas such as child development, guidance and discipline, tips for program planning and other information related to children ages 0 to 5 years old.
Please join us Saturday, October 21 for our 11th Annual ELCC Conference: Smart Start for Boys
You’ve been asking, and FINALLY! it’s here: boys, boys, boys! A day spent with Barry MacDonald will offer
insightful answers to “raising boys into men of courage and compassion”. This day is packed with wisdom and powerful ideas that will apply to girls, too!
Learn why stereotyping boys hinders development
Accept each boy’s unique personality and anticipate his needs
Encourage optimal growth
Learn how to talk so he will listen and how to listen so he will talk
Help foster the desire to read and be successful in school
Strategies to help monitor video game use
*All conference participants will receive 2 books, with registration: “Boy Smarts: Mentoring Boys for Success at School” and “Boys on Target: Raising Boys into Men of Courage and Compassion”.
Barry MacDonald is a skilled educator, author, and Registered Clinical Counsellor, who will expertly lead you through the early corridors of boyhood. His highly practical and positive approach will inspire you to mentor boys to develop their ingenuity and integrity.
Barry's practical ideas have been presented on radio, television, and in numerous print media. He was also identified as one of 25 Influential People to Watch by the Vancouver Sun for his innovative approaches to mentoring boys for success at school and life. Visit MentoringBoys.com where you will find dozens of articles to read about raising boys.
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