2018 Conference at a Glance




October 27th & 28th


Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC)

Fitterman Hall 245 Greenwich Street

(Barclay Street Side entrance)



October 27, 2018

8:00 am   Registration & Networking Breakfast

9:00 am   Welcome

9:10 am    Opening Keynote

Carla Shalaby, author of Troublemakers: Lessons in Freedom from Young Children at School and a Research Specialist in Teacher Education at the University of Michigan

10:00 am  Mindfulness Activity

10:15 am   Education for Authentic Learning Table Discussion

11:15 am   Break

11:30 am   Movement Activity

11:45am    Education for Authentic Learning Plenary

12:30 pm   Networking Lunch

1:30 pm     Workshops I

3:00 pm    Break

3:45pm     Workshops II

5:15 pm    Screening: Won't You Be My Neighbor?

6:45 pm    Film Discussion & Networking Reception


October 28, 2018

8:00 am   Registration & Networking Breakfast

9:00 am   Workshops III

10:30 am  BREAK

10:45 am  Workshops IV

12:15 pm   Networking Lunch

1:15 pm     Workshops V

2:45 pm     Sharing What We Learned Table Discussion

3:45 pm     Sharing What We Learned Plenary

4:15 pm     BREAK

4:30 pm     Closing Keynote

Kristin Kearns-Jordan, CEO of The Urban Assembly


**Children's Arts Guild is a NYSED certified professional development sponsor. New York State educators can receive up to 16 CTLE Credits by attending the conference. **