Crescent Park's 2019 Early Childhood Conference

August 15 & 16, 2019

Making Learning Visible: The Power of Documentation

How to Elevate the Child’s Voice, Deepen Your Thinking, and Transform Your Practice

Conference Topics Include


Video Documentation & Microanalysis


Tools and Methods to Engage Families

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The Value of Observation


Innovative Practices in Documentation

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Rich Normality: The Power of Ordinary Moments

Attendees Will

Fee includes one and a half day presentations from Crescent Park educators, workshops, lunch and refreshments each day, as well as the opportunity to connect with other like-minded early childhood professionals from the Bay Area/Northern California. 


Keynote Presented by Alise Shafer Ivey

Former Director/ED, Evergreen Community School, Founder/Director, Pedagogical Institute of Los Angeles

  • Tour Crescent Park for a special half-day observation (optional, space is limited)

  • Participate in workshops designed to help you deepen your practices around observation, documentation, and analysis

  • Attend breakout sessions on Alternatives to Assessment, Video Analysis, Observing & Documenting Toddlers, Technology & Logistical Challenges, and much more

  • Study the fundamental elements of observation and documentation

  • Keynote presented by Alise Shafer Ivey of the Pedagogical Institute of Los Angeles, Former ED of Evergreen Community School in Santa Monica

Registration is Now open!

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Full and partial scholarships available upon request, and NAREA members receive a 20% discount - simply email!

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