State Fair Community College will sponsor a professional development conference for child care teachers, administrators, and child development associates at the beginning of April.

The conference will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 1st, in the Heckart Science and Allied Health Center, Thompson Conference Center, on the Sedalia campus.

According to SFCC's website, Don Monopoli from The Learning Station, will be the keynote speaker and will share his experience, passion and dedication to children’s music. The Learning Station’s dynamic, interactive style and ability to connect with children has achieved recognition throughout the education world. Participants will learn engaging activities set to music to use in their child care programs.

Other presenters will address topics such as exciting room arrangements, brain based learning, and pre-reading skills.

The cost is $15 and a catered lunch is included. Attendees may earn 0.5 clock hours of professional development.

For more information and to register call 660-530-5822.

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