Conference Booklet

Click here for a copy of the 2017 MOSAC2 PDI Booklet

 

Friday 11/17/2017 9:00:00 AM 10:30:00 AM

 

CCDF Required Social and Emotional Development

Cindy Burks

Presentation will provide participants with the required annual training for staff working in facilities receiving child care subsidy from the state. This training introduces social and emotional development for school age children.

 

Computer Science Unplug Hands On Activities

Extension

Devices failed?  Technology went wrong?  Now what?  Dive deep into your computer science unplug activities.    Participants will walk away with several inexpensive hands on computer science unplug activities for all ages.

 

Building Community

Carl Wade

This Youth Work Methods workshop, delivered by a certified Weikart trainer, lets participants learn new games to lead with children which will build community within your afterschool program.

 

One Caring Adult Away…

Nicole Gervich

Every child is one caring adult away from being a success story.  Come to this session to learn strategies on how to connect with children to help them become successful adults.

 

What the Data Tells Us – Review of 2016-17 State Wide Evaluation

Jason Patrie

In this session we will review the data collection process and present the finding of the most recent state wide evaluation.

 

What if ….Discover Possible?

Brad Lademann

What If is an interactive training session designed to provoke participants to begin to think differently. By exploring the power of What If…? questions, participants will gain access to a tool for helping students (and themselves!) solve everyday problems and to dream about who they may become.

 

 

 

Friday 11/17/2017 12:15:00 PM 1:30:00 PM

 

7 Happiness Habits for a Creating a Positive and Productive Workplace

Dr. Tim Crowley

Learn from the experts, as well as first-hand experience, on how 7 simple, yet profound habits will lead to a happier, positive and more productive team and a happier “you”. No matter what personality you were born with, no matter what your circumstances are, you can boost your level of happiness by using these highly effective Happiness Habits!  Put them into practice in your daily life and you’ll find yourself more productive in your work, more loving in your relationships and more successful in your life!

CSI Detective Training

Paige Beck

Calling all future CSI detectives! This CSI theme-based learning unit will teach you how to set up a detective training program to stimulate learning and creativity for the children in your program.

Documentary: Screenagers

Colleen Abbott

Part I – Are you watching kids scroll through life, with their rapid-fire thumbs and a six-second attention span? Physician and filmmaker Delaney Ruston saw that with her own kids and learned that the average kid spends 6.5 hours a day looking at screens. Through poignant, and unexpectedly funny stories, along with surprising insights from authors, psychologists, and brain scientists, SCREENAGERS reveals how tech time impacts kids’ development and offers solutions on how adults can empower kids to best navigate the digital world and find balance.

Literacy After School

Dawn Jones

This workshop will help you bring life to books for children to help them love reading  and build strong literacy skills  while increasing their sense of the community around them.

The Invisible Secret-Children Impacted by the Justice System

Lynna J. Lawson

One in every 28 children have a parent who is in prison or jail.  Children carry this invisible secret with them and need after school providers to understand how to support them.

Water Rocks our World!

Debbie Davis

Water stewardship interactive fun learning activities focused on conserving and protecting our water resources

 


 

Friday 11/17/2017 1:45:00 PM 3:00:00 PM

 

Documentary: Screenagers – Part 2

Colleen

Part II – Are you watching kids scroll through life, with their rapid-fire thumbs and a six-second attention span? Physician and filmmaker Delaney Ruston saw that with her own kids and learned that the average kid spends 6.5 hours a day looking at screens. Through poignant, and unexpectedly funny stories, along with surprising insights from authors, psychologists, and brain scientists, SCREENAGERS reveals how tech time impacts kids’ development and offers solutions on how adults can empower kids to best navigate the digital world and find balance.

Exploring STEM With Y4Y

Allyson Zalewski

STEM skills are essential for all paths of education and for success in the 21st century. This session will introduce Y4Y activities that spark curiosity through inquiry and investigation.

For the Win! Thoughts on Working with Middle and High School Students

Bradley Lademann

This interactive session will stir up ideas and activities for those working with Middle/High School students. We will move and brainstorm and listen and share and laugh and maybe cry, all of which will be good for us, as we explore ways to work with older students.

Learning to Use the Power of Emotional Intelligence to Promote Team and Organizational Success

Dr. Tim Crowley

Today’s fast-paced and team-based work environments call for strong and effective relationships. Emotional Intelligence (EI) competencies are at the heart of effective workplace relationships and productivity. This session emphasizes the practical application of EI concepts over theory. Achieve greater personal awareness, connect with others, manage stress, engage in healthy conflict and collaboration, and be more optimistic and resilient using these tools.

Crypto Club: Students using mathematics to make and break secret codes!

Clint Darr

This is a fun and engaging introduction to cryptography for middle-school students, who will use problem solving skills and mathematics to encrypt and decrypt messages. Come learn how Crypto Club can be used in your afterschool program! TFF ZPV UIFSF!

 

25 Ways to Lead, Inspire and Motivate

Sarah Pipes

Great leaders are individuals who are confident and passionate in the work they do, and they inspire others along the way. Come to this session to learn 25 ways to lead, inspire and motivate your team to greatness.

 


 

Friday 11/17/2017 3:45:00 PM 5:00:00 PM

 

Aligning with the School Day With Y4Y

Allyson Zalewski

Wondering how to design programming that is engaging while incorporating school-day content? This session will explore the elements that support alignment using You for Youth (Y4Y) resources, activities and tools.

DESE Afterschool Grantee Workshop

Erika Brandl

This session is for program directors/coordinators of 21st CCLC and SAC programs.  We will discuss common monitoring findings, programmatic aspects of the grant and provide an opportunity to ask questions.

Discover Nature Schools

Wendy Parrett

Learn about the Discover Nature Schools program, engage in hands-on nature experiences and receive free resources from Missouri Department of Conservation.

Simply the BEST! – What are you bringing to your afterschool program?

Clint Darr

In this active and engaging session you will be challenged to examine the assets and strengths you bring to your afterschool program and learn how to enhance them.

The Power of Intentional Leadership

Dr. Tim Crowley

Intentional Leadership is not about position or authority, but about how we can create an environment where every person in the organization believes he or she is a leader and rises to the challenge. In this dynamic presentation you will learn the skills that are necessary to become an Intentional Leader. You will leave this presentation energized with tangible tools and takeaways on how to lead, influence and impact the lives of people to where you live and work.

Trauma Smart in Communities

Jeannie Thurston

Trauma Smart is a community based prevention oriented model developed to address the complex needs of children who have experienced trauma. This session will highlight Trauma Smart’s approach to strengthening and building resilience with schools and communities.

 


 

Saturday 11/18/2017 9:45:00 AM 11:15:00 AM

 

Aligning with the School Day With Y4Y (Repeated)

Allyson Zalewski

Wondering how to design programming that is engaging while incorporating school-day content? This session will explore the elements that support alignment using You for Youth (Y4Y) resources, activities and tools.

Creation: More than Crafts

Becky Kendall

Have you ever wanted to learn how to paint like Picasso? Come explore the “artsy” side of School Age Care.  You will leave inspired and with ready to implement art lesson plans for your program.

Every Monday Matters – Free resources to make a difference in your program

Every Monday Matters

For the past five years, EMM’ education curriculum has successfully inspired students and educators in 42 states, in over 2500 schools, with profound results. So much so, that we have upgraded the program and have launched the new EMM You Matter  Education

FiSH! Philosophy

Tracy Cutbirth

The FiSH! Philosophy is modeled after the Pike Place Fish Market. It is a technique to make happy individuals alert and active in the workplace.

STEAM Challenges

Judith Grady King

STEAM is more than just a grouping of subject areas. It is a movement to develop the deep mathematical and scientific underpinnings students need to be competitive in the 21st-century workforce. STEAM develops a set of thinking, reasoning, teamwork, investigative, and creative skills that students can use in all areas of their lives. STEAM isn’t a standalone class—it’s a way to intentionally incorporate different subjects across an existing curriculum.

Trauma through the Eyes of Youth – Helping Youth navigate in the Direction of Healing

Belinda James

The “Trauma through the Eyes of Youth – Helping Youth navigate in the Direction of Healing” workshop will provide an opportunity for participants to learn about the impact that one’s traumatic journey has on their communication style and how to use motivational interviewing techniques to help youth build trust and skills to make the best choices for themselves especially during times of crisis.  Participants increase their knowledge of trauma-informed care and how to implement it in daily work operations.  The focus will be to gently challenge the participants to become aware of the importance of a comprehensive strength-based practice approach that includes assessment paperwork and staff communications with youth, so that the organization’s program structure does not re-traumatize a survivor.


 

Saturday 11/18/2017 12:45:00 PM 2:15:00 PM

 

And The Oscar Goes to…

Marni Morales

Have some “dramatic” kids in your program?  Learn how you can build confidence & spark creativity in your afterschool program by filming your own movies or putting on your own play production.  Great for Family Nights or just discovering your very own STARS!

Creating Inclusive Spaces: Exploring Multiple Identities and Unconscious Bias

Tabari Coleman

Participants will engage in an interactive workshop exploring our multiple identities and socialization  and how our unconscious bias may  contribute to less inclusive social and professional spaces.

Every Monday Matters – Free resources to make a difference in your program

Every Monday Matters

For the past five years, EMM’ education curriculum has successfully inspired students and educators in 42 states, in over 2500 schools, with profound results. So much so, that we have upgraded the program and have launched the new EMM You Matter  Education Program.  This free curriculum is perfect for in-school and out-of-school time programs.

Giving Youth More Voice and Choice-Improving STEM Activities in your Program

Hannah Lakin

Join this session to learn essential STEM facilitation skills. Participants will reflect on their practice and learn ways to increase youth voice and leadership within their programs. The more students have the opportunity to talk through STEM challenges within afterschool programs and take on leadership roles, the more inclined they will be to pursue STEM careers and act as agents of change within communities. Participants will also learn about how virtual professional learning communities and peer coaching can increase camaraderie and improve practice. When youth feel empowered and educators feel supported, together we rise.

Hands-on STEM Activities for Earth’s Sake

Sarah Powell

Discover an interdisciplinary approach to problem-based learning on real world issues related to our environment and society. Engage in hands-on activities, including simulation games that explore issues related to sustainability.

Planning with Standards in Mind

Ronda Chesney

Participants will gain an understanding of the Missouri Learning Standards in order to comply with goal requirements. During the session participants will learn where to find the standards on the DESE website,  how to interpret them, how to use them to plan youth activities and experience activities that are standard based.

 

Saturday 11/18/2017 3:45:00 PM 5:00:00 PM

 

Change Their World

Bradley Lademann

Afterschool programs across Missouri are doing fantastic work. Is it possible though, that we are leaving some things on the table as far as what else we might be able to do? Come dream and brainstorm with us as we explore how we can change the worlds of the students we work with.

Exploring Strategies

Jessica Hellebusch

You are going to need your boots for this PD!  We are going to be digging deep and exploring a variety of visual supports:  including schedules, cues, prompts and social stories.

Leaves of Change: The Clover Model for Social Emotional Development

Joy Vann-Hamilton

Clover’s four leaves represent all aspects of our development, learning, and mental health. Youth development practitioners and youth benefit most when opportunities are provided in all leaves.

Not Your Mama’s Science-Teaching Science the Quirkles and Fuddlebrook Way!

Terri Johnson

Traditional ways of teaching science often times does not work. The developers of the Quirkles and Fuddlebrook materials offer an integrated approach to making science relevant and exciting! Storytelling along with hands-on science is a winning combination. Beware….fun will be had in this session!

Working in the Now: Being Present in A School Age Care Profession

Alyssa McLaughlin

How can we live right now to better help our students to be preventive and more involved in their lives.

You Gotta Laugh!

Clint Darr

Discover the physical and emotional benefits of laughter, for yourself and your afterschool program. Learn from a certified laughter yoga instructor how to make laughter a part of your life, and to incorporate laughter activities into your afterschool program. ROTFL guaranteed!