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The eighth annual Foothills Regional Conference for Early Childhood Educators will be Saturday, Nov. 3, from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at the Iredell County Agricultural Resources Center, 444 Bristol Drive, Statesville. Cooperative Extension Family and Consumer Sciences agents from Catawba, Iredell and Rowan counties host the award-winning conference.
This year’s conference theme is “Creating Healthy, Nurturing and Safe Environments.” The conference is an educational opportunity for early childhood educators including childcare professionals, teachers, and others interested in helping every young child succeed. Educational sessions will focus on multiculturalism, the role of physical activity in addressing childhood obesity, and preventing accidents and unsafe practices in the early education environment.
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