The UVa-Wise Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE), UVa-Wise Education Department, and the Student Virginia Education Association (SVEA) is proud to once again be able to offer this fabulous professional development opportunity FREE to early educators in Southwest Virginia and neighboring states! This year at the Early Childhood Conference, we are excited to present keynotes by Award Winning Author Paulette Bourgeois and Musical Artist and Co-Founder of The Learning Grove (TLG) Michael Levine.

Additionally, we will have a host of educational displays, door prizes, light a.m. refreshments and lunch, breakout workshop sessions, silent auction on SVEA’s themed teaching baskets, a variety of vendors, and a Teacher’s Market for you to buy/sell teaching items.  Don’t wait – register now and be sure to share the attached flyer with fellow educators!

Individuals interested in presenting at the conference, should contact Professor Sandra Richardson ASAP at or (276) 328-0187.\

Information and registration is online at: