Dinner--Speaker Katy Smith (Chicken Strips/Mac 'n Cheese from Blue Heron)
Registration is required for each family member attending the dinner. Food catered by The Great Blue Heron and will include Chicken strips, Mac n' Cheese and bread. Dinner will be served from 5:00-6:00pm, immediately before the speaker.
Join parents, educators, childcare providers, and Katy Smith for an engaging conversation about the role of play in learning. Play is an essential element of wiring a curious mind, and supporting a child's best emotional health. Childhood, especially early childhood, is best supported when it is joyful and fun.
Katy is a keynote speaker, an educator, a trainer, and a valuable resource for parents and educators. Katy Smith has spent a career engaging communities in transformative conversations. Katy is the 2011 Minnesota Teacher of the Year, the first early childhood teacher in Minnesota, and the first parent educator nationally to be honored with the award.
*Registration for childcare IS required
*Registration for Family Dinner IS required
*Registration to attend the speaking event is NOT required, just come and enjoy.