Shawnee State University, in conjunction with the Department of Teacher Education, Dr. Miller and Genevieve Toombs Children's Learning Center, University Outreach Services and the Scioto County Department of Job and Family Services are sponsoring Early Childhood Campus Conference 2008.
The event takes place from 8 a.m. to 3:50 p.m. Friday, at the Selby Lobby of the Vern Riffe Center for the Arts.
"This event is a wonderful opportunity for early childhood educators to come together to not only learn from one another about the new techniques and programs designed to help improve their skills as an educator, but also to honor and celebrate their careers," said Cindy Ferguson, director of Toombs Children's Learning Center.
The event will include "Fabulous Friday," an all-day conference for child care providers and early childhood educators where they can learn about the different resources available to help improve teaching skills.
Ferguson, Patsy Todt, Amy Holsinger and Amanda Hendrick from the Toombs Children's Learning Center and Mary E. Cummings and Patrick Leedom from SSU will speak at the conference.
The conference also will celebrate "Friend of Children" award. Honorees will be r recognized at the "Fabulous Friday" regional campus conference.
The award honors both individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to early childhood education.
For more information, contact Ferguson at (740) 351-3252 or (740) 351-3188 or e-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org.