Announcing Our Keynote Speakers!
Senta Greene is the founder and CEO of Full Circle Consulting Systems, Inc., an international consulting firm specializing in child development, staff development, and human development.
Greene celebrates a distinguished career of 28 years in education. She has a deep commitment to inspiring educators, school leaders, and policy makers to serve all children and their families with unparalleled aptitude, excellence, and dedication. Greene is a frequent writer, speaker, advisor, and commentator- both nationally and internationally-on cultural humility, inclusive education, family engagement, transformational leadership, and reflective practice. Greene has served in the role of teacher, home visitor, administrator, early intervention specialist, inclusion specialist, college instructor, consultant, and master trainer. She was also one of the original members of the Early Head Start National Think Tank and a former Disabilities and Infant Toddler Specialist for Region IX.
Acknowledged as one of the most engaging and crowd-pleasing speakers in the world of neuroscience, Dr. Medina is a developmental molecular biologist, researcher, professor and the author of ten books. His New York Times bestseller, Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving at Work, Home and School has been celebrated as the standard handbook on understanding the brain and optimizing its performance.
Dr. Medina is an Affiliate Professor of Bioengineering at the University of Washington School of Medicine. He is also the Founding Director of the Talaris Research Institute studying how infants encode and process information at the cognitive, cellular and molecular level. Dr. Medina’s extensive study of the developing brain resulted in his most recent book, Brain Rules for Baby. His upcoming books, The Teenaged Brain and Your Aging Brain further explore the brain’s life stages.
Conference Workshop Notifications
We are in the home stretch! The Conference Leadership are making their final selections for workshops at the Annual Conference - April 19-21, 208 - in Pasadena. All notifications (proposals accepted and declined) will be sent by end of day on Tuesday, February 20. We appreciate your patience as we work through this important process. We continue to be impressed by the quality and content of the proposals submitted. There will be an excellent variety of workshops available throughout the three days of Conference. The online conference planner will be available on the website prior to February 26.