SFCC ECCOE announces free virtual conference on the importance of play in early childhood development, April 22-26

Pre-register for link at https://forms.office.com/r/Ni6nvA8Y0K

Santa Fe Community College’s Early Childhood Center of Excellence announces First Born® & More and the Institute for Innovative Family Programs (IIFP) are hosting the Third Annual First Born® & More Home Visiting Symposium– a free, virtual conference on the importance of play in early childhood development specifically created for home visitors. Early childhood workers and parents of young children are encouraged to attend. There will be live Spanish interpretation at all events.

Sessions are from 12-1 p.m. and 3-4 p.m. Monday through Friday, April 22-26, via Zoom. Participants must register to receive the Zoom link. More information on individual sessions will be sent after registering. Register here: https://forms.office.com/r/Ni6nvA8Y0K.

This year’s theme is PLAY and why it is so important for early development. Presenters from New Mexico, various other states, and Britain will provide their expertise on how home visitors can better understand and share with families the ways play is essential for both children and adults.

For more information on the Symposium, contact Maia Larsgaard at iifp@sfcc.edu or 505-428-1041.

Santa Fe Community College celebrates its 40th Anniversary as the pathway to success for individuals and the community. SFCC provides affordable, high-quality programs that serve the academic, cultural, and economic needs of the community. The college welcomes over 10,000 students per year in credit, noncredit, workforce training, personal enrichment, and adult programs.
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