Once again the Early Intervention conference put on by the ECE/EDU department here at Skyline College was a huge success!  Over 250 students attended the conference to learn about Behavior Management and Intervention Strategies when working with children.  The workshops were conducted by WestEd, which is a non-profit educational research organization.  Topics included, “Why is THAT Child in the Classroom?” and “Social Emotional Skill Predicts Success Later – Top 5 Things You Can Do Today”

ELI Conference 2Elaine Francisco, the conference coordinator and adjunct faculty, has been providing students, parents,and educators with workshops pertaining to working with young children with special needs, for the past eight years.  All in attendance receive a ELI Conference 1certification of participation which is valuable for educators in their ongoing professional growth.

Article and Photos by Kristina Brower