JOIN US FOR SPLASH 2017!
Frog Street’s SPLASH Conference is a unique professional learning experience and joyful celebration in honor of all heroes in early childhood education! Internationally recognized keynote speakers, professional consultants, expert classroom teachers, musicians and entertainers from around the world will come together July 13-15, 2017 at the Gaylord Texan to to create a truly unforgettable professional development event.
WHAT TO EXPECT
SPLASH is a time for like-minded educators to collaborate and incubate ideas, and get recharged for the upcoming school year! Conference sessions and professional trainings are designed to present cutting-edge strategies and the latest research-based educational trends to enhance the classroom and improve student’s performance.
And what teacher doesn’t love to shop! Exhibitors at SPLASH offer a range of personal and educational products, everything from that special science component or tech gadget for the ECE classroom to the perfect gift for a fellow teacher.
SPLASH offers tools for teaching and real-world classroom solutions in a joyful and engaging way — to help you and your young learners grow. We can’t wait to see you in July!
*Be sure and check back here often, as details are being announced daily!
SPLASH 2017 KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
The Energy Bus
Jon Gordon’s best-selling books and talks have inspired readers and audiences around the world. His principles have been put to the test by numerous NFL, NBA, MLB coaches and teams, Fortune 500 companies, school districts, hospitals and non-profits. Read More…
Dr. Becky Bailey
Becky A. Bailey, Ph.D., is an award-winning author, renowned teacher and internationally recognized expert in childhood education and developmental psychology. Her workshops touch thousands of lives each year, and her top-selling book titles have over 1,085,000 copies in circulation. Read More…
Dr. Marcia L. Tate, CEO
Developing Minds, Inc.
Marcia L. Tate, Ed. D. is the former Executive Director of Professional Development for the DeKalb County Schools, Decatur, GA. During her 30-year career with the district, she has been a classroom teacher, reading specialist, language arts coordinator, & staff development director. Read More…
Debbie Silver believes that those who work with children need to reach for every young learner. With her heartfelt insight and trademark candor, Debbie delights and inspires audience members all over the world. Join her in this humorous and poignant celebration of those who serve as every day heroes to young students. Read More…
Ignite Your S.H.I.N.E.®
Creator & Founder of Ignite Your S.H.I.N.E.® & LaVonna, Inc. Self. Heart. Ignite. Navigate. Exceptional. These words capture the path that LaVonna Roth uses to challenge others in finding out how to ignite the S.H.I.N.E. in their students, others and self.. Read More…
EXCITING PRE-CONFERENCE EVENTS!
Professional Learning Institute
Thursday, July 13, 2017 – 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
The Professional Learning Institute (PLI) will focus on research-based strategies and concepts proven to transform and impact the early childhood classroom. You will leave these sessions refreshed and energized to enhance techniques and instruction for young learners!
Frog Street Curriculum Trainings
Thursday, July 13, 2017 – 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Join Frog Street’s Early Childhood Professional Consultants who will model lessons and instructional strategies, assist with lesson planning, and review the scope and sequence of instruction. Frog Street Curriculum Trainings are half-day morning sessions for teachers of organizations who have purchased the Frog Street Pre-K, Toddler, Threes or Infant Curriculum.
Make & Take Sessions
Thursday, July 13, 2017 – 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Make & Take is an afternoon event presented by three engaging national speakers — you will love these sessions! Attendees will rotate from three different ballrooms to create a variety of games, puppets, books and instructional activities to take back into the classroom!