WAEYC Conference
Washington Association for the Education of Young Children
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Thursday Tours

Morning 9:00am-12:30pm

Morning Tour: Boyer Children's Clinic
Boyer Children’s Clinic offers a multi-disciplinary team, including occupational and physical therapists, speech pathologists, educators, family resources coordinators, social workers, nurses, and a developmental pediatrician. They strive to improve the quality of life of children with neuromuscular disorders or other developmental delays by providing the best solutions for each child and family. Join the expansive team for an engaging tour and observation of the diverse learning environments offered onsite. Leave time to debrief and discuss questions and answers with someone from Boyer’s team.

Actual time onsite: 9:30am - 12:00pm

WA State Early Learning Core Competency: Professional Development and Leadership

Who Should Attend: Interested Professionals

This session has an additional $20 fee.

Afternoon 1:30pm-5:00pm

Afternoon Tour: Hilltop Children's Center 
Studies continue to affirm what we as early learning professionals have long known, that children benefit greatly from access to quality play-based and child-centered learning opportunities. Join us for a tour of Hilltop Children’s Center, a Seattle preschool known internationally for its engaging classroom environments, reflective teaching practice, and responsive approach to curriculum development. Visitors will engage in observations of classroom environments and child-teacher interactions, review stories of children’s work in the classrooms, and get an introduction to the pedagogical values that guide Hilltop’s approach to teaching and learning.

Actual time onsite: 2:00pm - 4:30pm

WA State Early Learning Core Competency: Professional Development and Leadership

Who Should Attend: Interested Professionals

This session has an additional $20 fee.