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59th Annual AECA Conference – May Conference Event

May 8, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Conference Information

In lieu of an in person conference this year, AECA will be sponsoring several one-day mini-conferences on Saturdays throughout 2020 and 2021. Since they are on Saturdays, we hope this allows any member (teachers, directors, staff, consultants, trainers and faculty) to be able to join us. These events will be free of charge to all active AECA members. If you are not a member or if your membership requires renewal, you will need to take care of this PRIOR to registering for an event. Please visit our Membership site to update your profile with your latest email address so you get access to all the conference events, or to register as a member. Arkansas PDR credit will be offered to all active AECA members who register and participate during our live Saturday events.

May Event Information

When: Saturday, May 8 2021 10:00am – 12:30pm
Where: Live on Zoom (a link will be shared following registration)
What: Write Out of the Box: Fine Motor Skills for Young Children
Who: Dr. Marianne Gibbs

Join AECA and Dr. Marianne Gibbs for an engaging hands-on presentation of the fine motor development of young children 3-6 years old. This session contains essential, rarely addressed, information for educators of all young children, which supports pencil grasp and pre-writing development across the curriculum.

Marianne Gibbs, Ed.D., OTR/L is a registered occupational therapist and a Texas Registered Master Trainer. Dr. Gibbs received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics and Psychology from Claremont McKenna College in 1985, Master of Occupational Therapy from Texas Woman’s University in 2000, and doctorate in Educational Leadership with a Specialization in Curriculum and Instruction in 2010. Currently, Dr. Gibbs is an avid trainer whose mission is to assist educators in their quest to improve the fine motor skills of their students through developmentally appropriate practice and provision of once in a lifetime workshops – every time!

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Registration is FREE to AECA members $39 for non-members, Join today to get access to this event AND all of our previous virtual conference events from 2020 & 2021!

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May 8, 2021
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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