*6 STARS or CLOCK hours available*
With Sponsorship from the Opportunity Council, the PNW WAEYC will collaborate with the Haring Center for Inclusive Education for this year’s Rejuvenate Conference in Everett with training on Social Emotional Learning and Curriculum Modifications on September 23, 2023. The Haring Center provides professional development and support for schools and organizations that provide inclusive and equitable education to learners, families, and communities. They seek to partner with schools and agencies to create sustainable systems and implement evidence-based practices that meet the needs of all learners and support all educators. The Haring Center’s professional development staff have expertise in supporting learners with and without disabilities birth – transition, with backgrounds in early intervention, special, and general education.
8:00-8:30 ~ Check-in; coffee, tea, and muffins
8:30-9:00 ~ Welcome from Melissa Sire, President, PNW of WAEYC
9:00-12:00 ~ Morning Session
12:00-1:00 ~ Lunch, provided
1:00-4:00 ~ Afternoon Session
Location: Courtyard by Marriott Seattle Everett Downtown, 3003 Colby Avenue, Everett, WA 98201
Conference Parking: Parking is available in the hotel garage entering from Wall Street for a daily rate of $5, or street parking is free in Everett on Saturdays.
Staying at the Courtyard Marriott for the conference? Receive our special group rate of $139 per night plus taxes. Use this link to make your reservation before Friday, September 1, 2023: Book your group rate for PNW Early Learning
Kristin Ainslie, M.Ed.
Kristin is a partner manager at the Haring Center for Inclusive Education. She received her Masters in Early Childhood Special Education from the University of Washington.
Kristin’s work focuses on helping program leaders and teachers create system-wide changes to confidently include diverse learners in school settings. She leads professional development trainings on inclusive best practices and coaches teachers on innovative strategies that help all children learn and thrive.
Prior to joining the Haring Center, Kristin worked as a preschool and kindergarten teacher, graduate student supervisor, social skills group teacher and parent educator. She also worked as a curriculum specialist on several national projects, including the Head Start Center for Inclusion and the National Center for Quality Teaching and Learning. In addition to her work with Professional Development and Training, Kristin works on the Family Support Team at the Experimental Education Unit. Read More
Ariane Gauvreau, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Ariane is the senior director of the Professional Development and Training Team at the Haring Center for Inclusive Education. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Washington and is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst – Doctoral.
Ariane has extensive experience leading professional development and in-service trainings on topics including inclusion, neurodiversity, home visiting, tiered systems of support, individualized instruction, and family collaboration. She is the author of many peer-reviewed articles and chapters, including Building Blocks for Teaching Preschoolers with Special Needs. Ariane is an active member of the Division for Early Childhood (DEC), on the Editorial Board of Young Exceptional Children, and a part of several state and national committees promoting inclusion and best practices in education. Read More
The Scholarship Application has been merged with the Registration Form~
To fill out the Scholarship application, choose Applying for 50% Scholarship for the Registration Type.
Note: Registration is non-refundable. We love children- but, this is an adult-only event.