2021 Early Years Conference has ended
The 18th Annual Early Years Conference focus is on understanding the approach to a Multi Tiered System of Support. Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) is a framework that promotes equity and access by engaging “ALL” through a tiered approach that uses differentiation of services and supports. “All means ALL”.

Access and view your schedule by clicking the "Schedule" pull down menu located to the right of your profile picture (or head icon) and clicking "Simple".

On Friday and/or Saturday you will need to log in to your Sched profile and pull up your schedule to see your workshop titles. Click on the workshop to view description, presenter information, view documents and access the Zoom link. Zoom links for each workshop will appear below each workshop title 10 minutes before that workshop is scheduled to begin on each day of the conference. Simply click on the link below the title to enter the virtual workshop. (No links will be emailed to you, you must log into your Sched account to access all Zoom links.)

Some workshops will have documents affiliated with the training you are attending. These documents are available immediately for you if they are on your schedule. It is suggested that prior to the conference, you download to your computer and/or print any documents you are interested in so that you can easily access them during the conference.

Click here to access our Early Years 2021 Program.

Participants will receive 6 PD hours per day. Their hours will be added into the Workforce Registry between 1 to 4 weeks after the conference. Participants will also receive a certificate of completion – but will not be asked to upload this certificate to the Workforce Registry.

Please contact Kelly Slocum at kelly.slocum@sdcoe.net for conference support. Also, visit our Early Years webpage at Early Years > Home (sdcoe.net).

Back To Schedule
Friday, March 5 • 11:30am - 1:00pm
Nutrition Education - Why It Matters and How to Bring it into Your Classroom

Log in to save this to your schedule, view media, leave feedback and see who's attending!

Feedback form is now closed.

Nutrition education has the power to positively change individuals and communities. As part of a larger systems approach to health, nutrition education exists in a variety of learning settings with diverse audiences, from classrooms to gardens to community centers. Tune into our session to learn how proper nutrition prepares students for success and how Dairy Council of California is committed to supporting educators with resources to meet the changing instructional needs.

avatar for Heather Berkoben

Heather Berkoben

Dairy Council of California
avatar for Sally Spero

Sally Spero

Retired Child Nutrition Director, Lakeside Union School District
Sally Spero, SNS, has over 30 years of experience in running child nutrition programs. She is the recipient of numerous awards for program excellence and frequently writes and speaks on topics in this area.
avatar for Kylene Ricketts

Kylene Ricketts

Teacher, San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools
Hello, my name is Kylene Ricketts.  I have 3 children from ages 14 to 18 years old.  I have been married for nearly 14 years.  I began my journey in the Early Childhood field in 2004 as a Licensed Home Day Care Provider after my middle child was born.  My first client was my niece... Read More →

Friday March 5, 2021 11:30am - 1:00pm PST
Virtual Workshop