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Annual Early Childhood Conference

Center of Excellence in Early Childhood Learning & Development


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ETSU Annual Early Childhood Conference

July 11-13, 2019

Meadowview Marriott Resort & Conference Center
1901 Meadowview Parkway
Kingsport, Tennessee 37660


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Red Grammer Portrait







This year's conference features special musical guest

Red Grammer.

Combining one of the truly great voices in the business with an unerring sense of performance and play, Red’s live concerts delight audiences, young and old, in performing arts centers all across America and abroad. Red has performed throughout Europe, in China, Russia, the Ukraine, Israel, and the Gambia. He is also a frequent keynote speaker and performer at national and regional educational conferences throughout North America.

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Daniel Hodgins portrait



Daniel Hodgins

will deliver the keynote at ETSU's upcoming Early Childhood Conference.

Daniel Hodgins is an exceptional international presenter and author of two books: Boys: Changing the Classroom, Not the Child and Get Over It: Relearning Guidance Practices. As a consultant he has a unique grasp of children and family issues learned from over 35 years of experience working as a teacher, director and educator in both private and public sector. He has given keynotes, seminars and presentations in over 48 states, Canada, Japan and Europe








- Connect -

Make plans to attend now!

July 11-13, 2019

ETSU Annual Early Childhood Conference

Meadowview Marriott Resort & Conference Center
1901 Meadowview Parkway
Kingsport, Tennessee 37660




 “It was interactive, fun, and engaging! I learned a LOT!”

“I learned that there is no limit to materials children can use.”

“Real life video examples were very useful and helpful to our discussions!”

“I loved the positive influence games have in the classroom. For a long time I thought having children wait turns was not positive for young children. Thank You!!!”

“I enjoyed having more space for sessions!”

“This conference is a great resource for new ideas and current research. It is a great way to recharge my energy for teaching!”

“Excellent! Loved it EACH DAY!”

“I liked that the exhibitors were all in one location!”

“Good variety of products for sale!”

“Lunch was smooth and delicious!”

“Facilities were beautiful and exceptional!”

“Self-Check Registration was SUPERB!!! Easy, Fast, Smooth!!!

“My first conference, and I LOVED it!”

“Gained lots of information! A+!!!”

“I met SO many people! Great networking conference!”

“Every aspect of the conference was well executed.”

“Knowledge is power!!!”

“This is my favorite conference to attend. This year was exceptional. Can’t wait to see what is offered next year – Date is already on my calendar!!!”

“I was given the opportunity to attend. I am so happy I signed up!!! I really enjoyed the sessions.” 


For additional information contact: 


Sonia Yoshizawa, Conference Coordinator
ETSU Center of Excellence in
Early Childhood Learning and Development



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