Special Education Services
2021 Early Childhood Hybrid Conference
June 14, 2021, session #240361

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Join us as we gather early childhood leaders, educators, and practitioners to connect, collaborate, and learn together with engaging sessions focused on our youngest learners.


This conference is designed to meet the needs of all early childhood professionals including sessions to support leadership, practical ideas to implement in the classroom, and strategies for inclusive settings and diverse student populations.


Standard Registration is $125. Enhanced Curriculum Co-op members may attend for a reduced fee of $50, Early Childhood Special Education may attend for a reduced fee of $90, and Comprehensive Campus Co-op members may attend at no additional cost.


The Early Childhood Conference 2021 is HYBRID. Join in person or virtually on June 14th.



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Monday, June 14, 2021

Session #240361 - $125

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


ESC Region 12

2101 W Loop 340

Waco, 76712


Rachel Page

Julie Kurtz


Julie Kurtz is an author, national speaker consulting and training on trauma and resilience. She promotes the concept of optimal brain integration to maximize the human growth potential. Julie is the Founder and CEO for the Center for Optimal Brain Integration®.

She is a co-author of: 

  • Trauma-Informed Practices for Early Childhood Educators: Relationship-Based Approaches that Support Healing and Build Resilience in Young Children
  • Culturally Responsive Self-Care Practices for Early Childhood Educators
  • Trauma Informed Practices for Early Childhood Educators: Creating and Sustaining Healing and Engaged Organizations (2021)
  • Trauma-Responsive Family Engagement Practices for Early Childhood: Asset-Focused Partnerships to Improve Equity Building (2021)

Kurtz is the creator of the phone/tablet Application (APP) Trigger Stop: Sensory and Emotional Check-in designed specifically for children ages 3-8 years to promote sensory and emotional literacy and to support self-regulation.


In 2011, she was named as one of the most 100 Influential Women of Silicon Valley, CA by the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal.

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