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CCPN 2023 Fall Conference


Neumann University School of Social Sciences, Humanities & Education, DCIU, and Child Care Professionals Network present:

CCPN 2023 Fall Conference

A Conference for Early Childhood Professionals

Saturday, November 4, 2023
Neumann University, Bruder Life Center
1 Neumann Drive, Aston, PA 19014

Registration fee of $35 includes: Breakfast, lunch, two PQAS-approved PD sessions for a total of 6 PQAS hours, tables to visit with local community/ institutional organizations, and networking opportunities. Keynote presentation will be from Ben Hartranft, who will share his story on how inclusion and kindness shaped his life with autism.

8:00 – 8:45
Check-in and breakfast
8:45 – 9:00
AM Session breakout
9:00 – 10:45
AM Session
10:45 – 11:00
Return to gym for lunch
11:00 – 11:45
Lunch, visiting community organizations, and prize giveaways
11:45 – 12:00
PM Session breakout
12:00 – 1:45
PM Session
1:45 – 2:00
Go to theater for presentation
2:00 – 3:00
Presentation from Keynote Speaker, Ben Hartranft

Registration closes Friday 10/27/23 at 11:59pm, or when all seats are filled. Number of seats are limited. Registration and payment must be done in advance. No walk-in registration is allowed. Anyone not registered in advance for the conference will not receive PQAS hours. Please arrive promptly at 8 AM for check-in.

If you don't want to register but still want to help contribute financially to help the conference run, you can make a donation here.

Read About PD Sessions:

Emotional Regulation and De-escalation Strategies for the Classroom

An introduction into how to teach students to express and regulate their emotions and what to do in situations where students are emotionally dysregulated, and behaviors are occurring. Attendees will receive explicit instruction on how to use various tools to help students de-escalate in situations of high emotion and strategies to employ to mitigate disruptive behaviors.  In addition, attendees will be educated on the Practice Based Coaching efforts employed by the DCIU throughout the county that are available to give support to their centers and teachers. 

Attendee Registration Form

Use the form below to register attendees for the conference. Because each individual can choose their own sessions, registration per attendee must be done one at a time. Remember that tickets are non-refundable and session selections are final after submitting.

Name and information of individual who will be attending:
PA Keys Registry ID # of the Attendee

All attendees must have a valid PA Keys PD Registry account and must submit their Registry ID # at the time of registration. If the Registry ID # submitted is not valid, you will not receive hours for the conference in the PD Registry.

Child Care Program of the Attendee:
Program Position
Select training sessions:

You must choose one morning (AM) and one afternoon (PM) session per registration. You may NOT choose the same session for both AM and PM. CCPN will try to place you in your selected sessions based on availability on a first-come-first-served basis. CCPN may place you in a different session if your preferred session is not available. If you choose the same AM and PM session, you will be placed in a different PM session that has availability.

Your AM session preference:
Your PM session preference (cannot be the same as AM):
Click the button below to confirm your ticket selection.
Check box to agree to Terms & Conditions
Submit and Pay for Registration

Click "Go to Checkout" when you have completed registration. You will be taken to a page to enter your payment information. You will then receive an email confirmation that your registration is complete.

Registration for the conference is now closed. Either the maximum amount of seats have been filled or the registration deadline has passed. Please keep a lookout in the fall of 2024 for our next conference!

Registration Form
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