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Welcome to the Kentucky Head Start Association’s Spring 2021 Live Virtual Event! We are so glad that you are able to join us for what we know will be a useful and timely online experience.

Please review the schedule below and choose those sessions that you are most interested in attending. While they are labeled by topic and type, you are free to attend any session(s) that you prefer. And don’t worry if you miss a session - they are all being recorded and will be made available at a later date.

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Wednesday, April 14 • 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Science Inquiry in the Classroom

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How do children learn about science? They learn it best by living it every day! In this session, participants will acquire strategies for creating an environment that encourages children to learn science through exploration of their world. Join KET to learn how the science inquiry process will incorporate fun, hands-on science into the daily schedule. These activities are built on children's natural sense of curiosity, wonder, and discovery; creating an interest in science that will build a foundation for school success. Online resources and activities for science will be highlighted.

Speakers
avatar for Amanda Wright

Amanda Wright

Kentucky Educational Television (KET)
Amanda Wright directs the Early Childhood Education department at Kentucky Educational Television (KET), a leader in digital education resources. She is dedicated to improving the lives of young children by implementing high-quality professional development that boosts family engagement... Read More →
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Holly Ackerman

Kentucky Educational Television (KET)
My name is Holly Ackerman and I live in Lexington, KY.  I have been in the Early Care and Education field for about 20 years.  In that time I have taught in school-age, preschool and infant/toddler classrooms.  I have also worked at the state level with the All-STARS program and... Read More →
avatar for Brittany Strube

Brittany Strube

Kentucky Educational Television (KET)
My name is Brittany Strube. I am originally from Connecticut, but have called Kentucky my home for the past 7 years. Before joining KET in October of last year, I worked in both a preschool and elementary school in Fayette county. Currently, I am working towards my masters in Instructional... Read More →


Wednesday April 14, 2021 12:00pm - 1:30pm EDT
Approved for ECE-TRIS Credit