2020 Early Childhood Education Conference - Exhibitors

42nd Annual | Friday and Saturday, April 17 and 18, 2020
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Registration Rates

2019 Registration Fees

General Participation Rates

One Day

Two Days

 

Early Bird General Rate to April 1, 2019

95.00

145.00

 

Rate after April 1, 2019

110.00

160.00

 

Group Rates

One Day

Two Days

 

Early Bird Group Rate to April 1, 2019

85.00

130.00

 

Rate after April 1, 2019

100.00

145.00

 

Student Rates

One Day

Two Days

 

Early Bird Student Rate to April 1, 2019

40.00

55.00

 

Rate after April 1, 2019

55.00

70.00

 

 

  • Early Bird rates are valid until 12:00 midnight on Sunday, April 1st, 2019. 
  • Group rates are for 3 or more participants from the same organization. Please contact Denise at wysockifreebergd@uwstout.edu or 715.232.5022 for assistance in registering groups.
  • Student rates are for fulltime students attending any higher education institute.
  • The 2019 Early Childhood Education Conference has been approved for .5 CEU’s (continuing education units) per day of conference.
  • The 2019 Early Childhood Education Conference is listed with the Minnesota Center for Professional Development and The Registry (Wisconsin).
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2019 Early Childhood Education Conference Exhibitors

Apparent Project

Apparent ProjectThe Apparent Project is building a generation of change agents in Haiti as we invest in the lives of children and their families through education paid for with parent fees, donations, and sales. Stop by to see our beautiful handmade lanyards, key chains, and metal artwork created by talented Haitian artisans. While you are here, find out more information about how you and your school can partner with us to enrich the lives of your students and families while making a difference in the lives of Haitian children and their families.

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Pam Thompson
Apparent Project
4623 Denton Lane SE
Lacey, WA 98503
apparentpartysales@gmail.com

 

Barefoot Books

Barefoot BooksChildren books that share stories about children from across the world, connect families across the world and inspire imagination in children.

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Eileen Ness
14164 Neon Street NW
Ramsey, MN 55303
eileenness@yahoo.com

Brain Insights - Neuro-Nurturing®

Brain InsightsIt takes many years for the brain to fully develop, however, positive early experiences are essential to a well-developed brain that allows the unique essence of each child to thrive. The Brain Insights company provides you with fun ideas and inspiring insights through the beautiful and unique Neuro-Nurturing® Interaction Packets. Warm your heart through making a difference every day in this very easy way!

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Deborah McNelis
Brain Insights - Nuero-Nurturing®
deb@braininsightsonline.com

 

Busy Buddies

Busy Buddies is a home based company which provides products to be used with all ages and ability levels. Busy Buddies includes items which may assist with sensory needs. Products include but are not limited to double faced bibs, pre-school aprons, sharing bags, busy bags, marble mazes, weighted lap items, balance boards, various games and fidgets, and playhouses.

Lynn Stone
Busy Buddies
14336 Heywood Avenue

Apple Valley, MN 55124
BusyBuddies4u@gmail.com

 

Celebrate Children Foundation

The Celebrate Children Foundation recognizes the critical importance for every child in Wisconsin to grow up in safe, stable and nurturing environments. The Foundation advances the Wisconsin Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Board mission to strengthen families and prevent child maltreatment through support of evidence-informed prevention programs and services to communities across the state, and research to develop innovative approaches. Celebrate Children license plate revenue, donor contributions and grant funding are some of the revenue sources which sustain this work.

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Therese Scherrer
Celebrate Children Foundation
110 East Main Street, Suite 810
Madison, WI 53703
therese.scherrer@wisconsin.gov

Child Care Partnership

Child Care PartnershipChild Care Partnership, a program of Western Dairyland EOC, works with parents, early childhood professionals and communities to develop highly competent children through quality early childhood programming. We do this by providing onsite consulting and trainings for early childhood programs, help families find child care that meets their needs, and shares vital information with the community. Check out our website at www.childcarepartnership.org for more information!

Michelle Vorpahl
Child Care Partnership
michelle.vorpahl@wdeoc.org
715.831.1700




 

Color Street

Color StreetBase color, and top coats of high-quality liquid nail polish in each strip. Results in a brilliant, salon-quality manicure in just minutes. No dry time, smudges or streaks. Lasts up to 10 days 100% real nail polish, not sticks. Flexible - can be gently stretched for a perfect fit!

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Nicole Ehrhart
cole.ehrhart@gmail.com
847.840.6724
 

Discovery Toys

Discovery Toys       
Education toys for children of all ages to help teach, play and inspire. 

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Cathy Meehan
Discovery Toys
225 10th Street South
Hudson, WI 54016
sparklesryours@yahoo.com

 

Edvantage

Early childhood products. Toys, games, puzzles, STEM, dramatic play, and more.

Stefanie Hacker
Edvantage
5715 Brentridge Drive
Excelsior, MN 55331
edvantagehacker@aol.com



 

Honey Do Products

Honey Do ProductsHoney Do Products designs, builds and sells educational products. We also sell Magna-Tiles, Roylco, Melissa & Doug, Guidecraft and more!

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Kevin Rahn
Honey Do Products
1558 Thistle Lane
Shakopee, MN 55379
kevin.rahn@yahoo.com

 

Jammin' Randy

Jammin RandyJammin' Randy Fun and Educational Music for children. Bucket drumming, rhythm songs, and fun brain break music for elementary music.

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Randy Sauer
Jammin' Randy
520 West 23rd 
Hays, KS 67601
randy@jamminrandy.com
782.623.9378

Katie and Company

We sell flannel board packets to reinforce literacy and math. CD's and puppets are also available.

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Julie Torkelson
Katie and Company
3955 Highland Drive
Shoreview, MN 55126
jtorkel2@aol.com
 

mad2glad

Mad2Glad gives Educators and Therapists practical tools to calm challenging behavior so they can confidently handle the toughest situations, particularly Autism, ADHD, and/or Sensory challenges. Samantha Moe, owner and lead coach of the Mad2Glad Parent Coach Certification program, guides professionals out of work situations that feel frustrating and ineffective, into a job that feels meaningful and re-inspired.

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Samantha Moe
mad2glad
1150 Montreal Avenue Suite 105
Saint Paul, MN 55116
samantha@mad2glad.com
 

Minnesota Epsilon Sigma Alpha

Minnesota Epsilon Sigma Alpha

We are a service and leadership organization that fund-raises and volunteers for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and other local charities. A bunch of "Do-Gooders"!

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Kerri Petty
Minnesota Epsilon Sigma Alpha
1285 Euclid Street
St. Paul, MN 55106
pettyker@gmail.com

Mission Movin' Moms

Mission Movin MomsWe share time saving tips to help busy educators and families celebrate kids, share their hearts and simplify their photo life!

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Mission Movin' Moms
Amy Storch
storch.amy@gmail.com
612.865.6074

North Side Music

We carry music CD's and DVD's - puppets and props - workshops and concerts with Colleen and Uncle Squaty~

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Colleen Hannafin
1314 Birch Street
Eau Claire, WI 54703
salesnsm@gmail.com

 

Oleanna Books

Carefully selected books from many publishers for children and their caring adults and teachers.

Susan Oleanna
Oleanna Books
P.O. Box 141020
Minneapolis, MN 55414
oleannabks@aol.com
 



 

Prepare Parents LLC

No more nagging!!! Linda Armas wrote THE FREEDOM OF ROUTINE to help families and classrooms thrive. Her Routines Rule! Framework guides children to follow directions and complete expectations within nag-free environments and nurturing relationships.

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Linda Armas
Prepare Parents LLC
2018 Park Lawn Place
Middleton, WI 53562
linda@prepareparents.com

Silkey Pets

Silkey Pets has been creating handmade puppets for over 30 years!

Shelley Silkey
Silkey Pets
1112 College Street
Northfield, MN 55057
silkey.shelley@gmail.com

 

The Pampered Chef

The Pampered ChefQuality kitchen tools and equipment. Cookbooks, spices and more!

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Marilyn Utter
The Pampered Chef
1420 Farmdale Road
Mendota Heights, MN 55118
651.756.8344
marilynjutter@gmail.com
 

Usborne Books & More

Usborne Books & MoreChildren's books for all ages from Usborne and Kane Miller Publishing

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Usborne Books & More
Liz Hawkinson
659 Wheelock Parkway West
St. Paul, MN 55117
liz@hawkinson.net

UW-Stout Online

UW-Stout offers several programs conference participants may be interested in including BS Early Childhood Education, BS Special Education,  an add-on certification in Cross-Categorical, and an Autism Spectrum Disorder Certificate.   The BS Special Education program is offered both on campus and it is also offered as an online Customized Instruction (CI) program.  This online program is a degree completion program designed for working adults. It prepares future teachers to educate students with learning, cognitive, emotional and behavioral disabilities. Many program graduates become special education teachers for children and young adults with disabilities providing instruction, assessment, curriculum development and family support.

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Sandy White
UW-Stout Online
University of Wisconsin-Stout
200 Main Street East
Menomonie, WI 54751
whites@uwstout.edu

Young Living Essential Oils

Young Living Essential Oils is the world leader in essential oils because of their Seed to Seal quality guarantee. We will share our experiences using essential oils in our home. You can often use this purchase as a tax write-off as well (check with your accountant)!

Lorie Schreifels
lorie.schreifels@gmail.com
320.249.9460

Exhibitor Information and Timeframe

Please stop in and see all of the wonderful vendors displaying their educational materials and for sale items at the conference this year. Exhibits are open Friday, April 17th - 7:30am to 4:30pm and Saturday, April 18th - 7:30am to 3:30pm.