POSTPONED TO A LATER DATE: The 28th Annual Kindergarten Conference: A Focus on Children Ages 4, 5, and 6

Location: Hilton Hotel, Burlington, VT

Audience: Administrators and Early Educators

Description: Play, Well-Being, and Academic Expectations: Creating the Balance is the title for the 28th Annual Kindergarten Conference. The conference will focus on the role of play in fostering well-being, wonder, and intellectual growth. Keynote speakers include Christine Hertz, a Literacy Interventionist and author, who will share strategies for making traditional academic instruction more playful and joy based. John Cohn, an IBM Fellow based at the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab in Cambridge, will address the relationship between play and creativity. The conference will take place at the Hilton in Burlington on Friday, March 13th, 2020. For additional information, please see the conference flyer or go to the registration site.

Contact: Pat Fitzsimmons at (802) 828-5896 or

Friday, March 13, 2020 - 8:00am to 3:30pm

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