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					   Professional Development Day
                                      for
                         Early Childhood Professionals

                                          Sponsored by:
                    George Mason University
                    Child Development Center


         Saturday, March 6, 2010
                                                 in the

                  George Johnson Center

                Workshops 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
          Check in and receive packets beginning at 7:30 a.m.
                 (Ground floor of the Johnson Center)


                   Register Early – Spaces are Limited!
                          *Pre-Registration Only*

                                           For questions
         Child Development Center conference line – 703-993-4786
      Anchalee Burbach, Workshop Coordinator @ aburbach@gmu.edu
 Tina Morris, Director, GMU Child Development Center @ tmorris1@gmu.edu

Look us up on the web! www.gmu.edu/service/ccc for all the latest information


    Professional Development Day is offered by the Child Development Center at George Mason University
                 as a way of encouraging the exchange of current early childhood information,
               professional networking and as a fundraiser for the on-campus childcare center.
Instructions: Sign up for presentations on the enclosed registration form. Choose carefully. Changes may not be
made at the conference. Registration fee is $75 per registrant. Pre-registrants who return the form with a self-
addressed, stamped envelope by February 17 will receive their assigned workshops in the mail, avoiding long check-in
lines the morning of the conference. The final day of registration is February 23, 2010.

Key
All = Ages infant–primary               Infant = 0–12 months                  Toddler = 12–36 months
Preschool = Ages 3–5 years              Primary = Kindergarten+
An * indicates a new workshop for the 2010 Professional Development Day Conference


                                  Session A              8:30 – 10:00 a.m.
A1:       *New!      Everyday, Everywhere Math Possibilities: What is Math to a Young Child?
Our children are natural mathematicians. They explore ideas about numbers, shapes, relationships, patterns and so much
more naturally inside of play. In this workshop you will learn how to apply math concepts during transition times, in
conversations and through home extension projects. You will take home a math game and a packet of directions for
more math games and activities to do with your children. Leigh Ellen Bibb, Educational Consultant, Mentor,
Practitioner and Parenting Coach. (Preschool, primary)
A2:       Understanding OSHA Standards Related to Bloodborne Pathogens
Educators are at risk of exposure to a number of health hazards, to include bloodborne pathogens. In this workshop we
will review OSHA standards on disinfectant techniques, post-exposure protocols, proper personal protective equipment,
and proper hand washing after providing first aid to children. Laura Duckworth, Occupational Health Manager,
George Mason University. (All)

A3:      *New!      Holidays Around the World
Everyone around the world celebrates special moments of life. These holidays vary from nationality to nationality and
from continent to continent. Come journey around the globe and discover new holidays and child-friendly crafts to
create. Debbie Bures-Walker, Owner, Sonshine Childcare and Training. (Preschool)

A4:       What’s New in Children’s Picture Books
This interactive workshop will highlight literacy elements, discuss authors and illustrators, give an introduction to new
children’s picture books from 2009-2010, and suggest ways to use them in classroom programs. Handouts and booklists
will be provided. Renee Edwards, Librarian, FCP Library, Early Literacy Specialist. (Toddler, preschool)

A5:       *New!      Infant and Toddler Care
Come and learn how your role as a caregiver impacts the development of a child. Also discussed will be how to
partnership with parents, build a trusting relationship with the child, and use assessment tools to meet the needs of
infants and toddlers. Aisha Bhatty and Ginny Holloway, Family Childcare Providers and Infant and Toddler Coaches.

A6:       Observation and Assessment in Your Classroom
Discussion in this workshop will center around the how, why and when of observing children in your class. Several
methods of recording will be reviewed, as will answers to the important question, "What’s next now that I have this
data?" Philippa Hindman, Special Education Teacher, Fairfax County Public Schools, and Colleen Small, Educational
Specialist for Fairfax County Public Schools and a Licensed Brain Gym Instructor. (Preschool)

A7:       *New!      ‘I Can Do That!’ Supporting Young Children with Disabilities Through Play
This workshop will provide participants with both knowledge and hands-on strategies for engaging young children with
special needs in daycare settings through play activities. Considerations for selecting and adapting toys will be
discussed. Participants will have an opportunity to explore materials and resources. Marci Kinas Jerome, Ph.D.,
Special Education Faculty, GMU, and Lindsay Ivey, Interim VATS Coordinator, GMU. (Preschool)

A8:       *New!      Jump, Jam and Jive Through the Whole Year
If you are looking for some new songs and musical activities that are easy to learn, this jamming session is for you!
Bring your kazoos, spoons, drums, guitars or just your voice. You’ll leave with new tunes and fresh ideas to liven up
your preschool day. Tape recorders and comfortable clothing recommended but not necessary. Barbara Effron,
Professional Storyteller, Children’s Librarian and Educational Consultant. (Toddler, preschool)
A9:      Circle Time Fun
This workshop will focus on the fun and engaging ways teachers can make their circle times interactive. Come away
with new ideas and resources that will make both you and the children want to spend time together at circle!
Jacky Howell, ICF Early Education Services and an Independent Consultant. (Preschool)

A10:        *New!      Managing Stress and Fears
Dr. Rene Hackney of Parenting Playgroups will discuss guidelines for managing stress in children 1 to 6 years old. Her
topics will include common reactions to stress, ways to help children and families cope, tips on how to encourage a
sense of resiliency, and a discussion on managing fears common in children at this age. Rene Hackney, Ph.D., Owner,
Parenting Playgroups, Inc. (Toddler, preschool, primary)
A11:       *New!       Teaching Social Competence: Cultivating Social/Emotional Intelligence
This workshop will discuss the latest research on social/emotional intelligence in young children, a key element of
childcare since a child’s brain is more flexible and adaptable than an adult’s. Participants will gain an understanding of
the basic concepts of social competency and learn how to apply these concepts to cultivate social/emotional intelligence.
Craig Moorman, Ph.D., Licensed Professional Counselor and Owner of Finding Solutions Counseling Centers.
(Toddler, preschool, primary)

A12:        I’m Coughing, I’m Sneezing, I’m Itching – Common Illnesses in Preschool                       .
Illnesses/conditions covered will include chicken pox, conjunctivitis (pink eye), Eczema, Fifth disease, food allergies,
hand, foot and mouth disease, head lice, ring worm, and strep throat. Additional illnesses may be discussed. The
workshop will discuss how to recognize symptoms, treatments for each illness, and the general course of each
affliction – incubation time, length of illness, when it’s safe to come back to school, etc. Lucy Boland, MSN, RN,
Assistant Professor at the College of Health and Human Services, School of Nursing, George Mason University. (All)

A13:      Creative Movement Basics
This workshop will explores simple movements for preschool and primary age children, provide an introduction to
creative dance, and discuss teaching strategies that fit any curriculum. Wear comfortable clothes – be ready to move.
No previous dance training required. Constance Dinapoli, Faculty, George Mason University Dance Department.


                                  Session B              10:15 – 11:45 a.m.
B1:       *New!      Everyday, Everywhere Math Possibilities: What is Math to a Young Child?
Our children are natural mathematicians. They explore ideas about numbers, shapes, relationships, patterns and so much
more naturally inside of play. In this workshop you will learn how to apply math concepts during transition times, in
conversations and through home extension projects. You will take home a math game and a packet of directions for
more math games and activities to do with your children. Leigh Ellen Bibb, Educational Consultant, Mentor,
Practitioner and Parenting Coach. (Preschool, primary)

B2:       ‘Sing N’ Sign’ for Preschool and Primary Children
This is a hands-on workshop on how to bring sign language and deaf awareness into the preschool and early primary
classroom through music and sign. Topics will include signs and songs relating to spring, graduation and Mother’s Day
tea. Knowledge of sign language is not required. Dorothy Donvan, Sign Language Interpreter.

B3:      *New!      Cooperative Games for Preschool
Games offer a creative way of building social skills. Come learn the value of cooperative games and try out a variety of
games that encourage cooperative, co-active play. Debbie Bures-Walker, Owner, Sonshine Childcare and Training.

B4:       *New!       Setting Goals With Your Staff
Developing appropriate staff goals is a foundation to the success of any organization. But how do managers develop
goals that reflect both the mission of the organization and the strengths and needs of the staff? This workshop will look
at finding the balance between staff development and the business requirements of your center. Padia Grant, Parent
Education Specialist for Fairfax County’s Nurturing Parenting Program. (Lead teacher, administrator)

B5:       *New!      Infant and Toddler Curriculum
Learn strategies to develop an Infant and Toddler Curriculum that assesses each child’s strength, motivates the love of
learning, and uses day-to-day simple teachable moments to promote each child’s individual development and learning.
Aisha Bhatty and Ginny Holloway, Family Childcare Providers and Infant and Toddler Coaches.
B6:       Red Flags in Child Development
Come join a discussion on when to refer children for special help, what signs to look for, how to talk with parents, and
what’s “normal.” Colleen Small, Educational Specialist for Fairfax County Public Schools and a Licensed Brain Gym
Instructor, and Philippa Hindman, Special Education Teacher, Fairfax County Public Schools. (All)

B7:       *New!      Including Children with Autism in Preschool
As teachers of preschoolers, one of our goals is to help every child learn social skills. One of the biggest developmental
delays in children with autism is social understanding, making the preschool classroom a perfect setting for a child with
autism to learn social skills. This workshop will focus on strategies for including children with autism in your preschool
classroom. Karen Griffin Roberts, Former Preschool Teacher and Author of GMU’s "Modifying the Preschool
Classroom to Include Children with Autism: A Manual for General Education Preschool Teachers."
B8:       *New!      Jump, Jam and Jive Through the Whole Year
If you are looking for some new songs and musical activities that are easy to learn, this jamming session is for you!
Bring your kazoos, spoons, drums, guitars or just your voice. You’ll leave with new tunes and fresh ideas to liven up
your preschool day. Tape recorders and comfortable clothing recommended but not necessary. Barbara Effron,
Professional Storyteller, Children’s Librarian and Educational Consultant. (Toddler, preschool)

B9:      Circle Time Fun
This workshop will focus on the fun and engaging ways teachers can make their circle times interactive. Come away
with new ideas and resources that will make both you and the children want to spend time together at circle!
Jacky Howell, ICF Early Education Services and an Independent Consultant. (Preschool)

B10:       *New!        Managing Transitions
We will discuss how to smooth transitions throughout the day. This includes giving warnings and choices, looking at
positioning, logistics, elbow room, numbers and ratios. We will cover moving groups, pick-ups, drop-offs and
headcounts. Rene Hackney, Ph.D., Owner, Parenting Playgroups, Inc. (All)

B11:       *New!      Why Can’t We All Just Get Along? Strategies to Reduce Challenging Behavior
Come learn effective strategies to develop young children’s positive relationships, to include appropriate ways to
express feelings and empathy, show self-control, accept differences and resolve conflicts peacefully. In this interactive
workshop you will experience creative learning activities and teaching approaches from Al’s Pals: Kids Making Healthy
Choices, a nationally recognized early childhood prevention program. Susan R. Geller, President, Wingspan, LLC.
(Preschool, early primary)

B12:       *New!      Hands-On Quilting Projects for the Older Preschooler
Here’s a fun and different way to use art in the classroom. Participants will make two non-sew quilt blocks using fabrics
and iron-on adhesives. Bring scissors which cut fabrics – children's Fiskers are fine. The instructor will show other
possible projects and provide a bibliography of quilt-related preschool books. Linda Cooper, Art Quilt Teacher and
Preschool Music Teacher.
B13:      Creative Movement Basics
This workshop will explores simple movements for preschool and primary age children, provide an introduction to
creative dance, and discuss teaching strategies that fit any curriculum. Wear comfortable clothes – be ready to move.
No previous dance training required. Constance Dinapoli, Faculty, George Mason University Dance Department.


                                   Session C             12:45 – 2:15 p.m.
C1:      *New!       Beakers ‘n Sneakers – Adventures in Science!
Meet the three Superheroes of the scientific process and guide your preschoolers as they embark on exciting adventures
of exploration and discovery as Preschool Super Scientists! Learn to spark your students’ interest through four creative
and comprehensive teaching units: Let’s Mix It Up! (Chemistry), Let’s Get Moving and Energized! (Physics), Let’s Go
Outside! (Earth Science), and Let’s Have an Invention Convention! Carol Lieske, Preschool Lead Teacher, George
Mason University Child Development Center. (Preschool)

            The final day of registration is February 23, 2010. Pre-order box lunch is available for $8.50
                        Check-in begins at 7:30 a.m. in the George Johnson Center, ground floor
C2:      *New!      Welcoming All Families: Creating a Supportive Environment for Culturally,
Linguistically and Ability-Diverse Families
During this workshop, participants will identify the needs of culturally, linguistically and ability-diverse families in their
school/center communities, learn strategies to support every family, and create a plan of family support for their
classroom or center. Susan Keightley, Executive Director of WISE Educational Consulting, LLC. (All)

C3:      *New!      Holidays Around the World
Everyone around the world celebrates special moments of life. These holidays vary from nationality to nationality and
from continent to continent. Come journey around the globe and discover new holidays and child-friendly crafts to
create. Debbie Bures-Walker, Owner, Sonshine Childcare and Training. (Preschool)

C4:       *New!      The F.I.B. Approach to Nutrition Education
By using a Fun, Integrated and Behavioral method of teaching nutrition messages, educators can enlighten and empower
kids to grow into adults who make informed food choices. Karyn Theis, MS, RD, CNSD Clinical Nutrition Specialist,
Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children, and Adjunct Faculty, Global & Community Health, George Mason University.
(Preschool primary)

C5:       Once Upon a Time: Story-telling in the Classroom
Reading and telling stories offers children unique opportunities to improve listening skills and concentration, and helps
to increase their attention span. This workshop will show you how to use simple props to make storytime come alive.
Kathy Lundgren, Resource Teacher, St. Matthew’s Lutheran Day School. (Preschool)

C6:      Brain Gym
Brain Gym is a series of movements that brings the student’s attention to the present moment and increases
concentration, memory and near-far focus abilities. Participants must bring a bottle of water to this workshop.
Colleen Small, Educational Specialist for Fairfax County Public Schools and a Licensed Brain Gym Instructor. (All)

C7:      Bullying and Emotional Violence
What’s at the root of aggressive behavior and why is it so widespread today? This workshop will help you understand
why bullies target certain children as their victims, as well as how bullies use tactics of physical, verbal and emotional
abuse on their targets. Learn how to teach students of any age to release primary emotional energy in a healthy way.
Lori Carver-Johnson, Individual & Family Life Coach, CSC Pathfinders, Inc. (All)
C8:       *New!      Positive Guidance Strategies
This workshop will focus on positive guidance strategies that address children’s needs for both support/independence,
and will provide teachers with tools to create a warm and nurturing learning environment. Mary Hanrahan, Professor
of Early Childhood Education, NVCC, and CDA Advisor/Rep, Accreditation Validator, NAEYC. (All)

C9:      *New!      Working with Gifted Children
What is “gifted?” What are the traits of a “gifted” child? This workshop will discuss how to identify gifted children,
how to challenge them in your classroom, how to communicate with their parents, and how to get children tested who
might be gifted. Rene Hackney, Ph.D., Owner, Parenting Playgroups, Inc. (All)
C10:       *New! CDA General Information
This session will provide general information on the CDA credentialing program, to include available options for
earning credentials through the CDA Assessment System. Vivienne Oxford, Early Childhood Specialist, Council for
Professional Recognition. (All)

C11:       Positive Discipline
Based on the work of Jane Nelsen, participants will explore the four mistaken goals of behavior and learn how to use
kindness, firmness, encouragement and logical consequences to establish classrooms that teach life skills and foster
self-respect, self-discipline, responsibility, cooperation, socially-appropriate and successful behaviors, and problem-
solving skills. Bonnie Czekanski, Early Childhood Practitioner, Consultant, Mentor and Coach. (Preschool)
C12:      Making Sense of Sensory Integration Behaviors
This workshop will use the theory of sensory integration as a framework to explore the behaviors of young children.
Discussion will center on problem solving, interpreting behaviors, and providing strategies/solutions for behavior
management. Virginia Kane, OTR/L, Director of Occupational Therapy at Skill Builders: Pediatric Occupational
Therapy Services. (Preschool, primary)
C13:       Kukuwa African Dance for Kids
From the first beat, you feel what this class offers. Time seems endless, energy grabs you, and immediately you start
moving your arms, waist, hips and legs to a blend of African soukous, makossa and zglibithy. Come barefoot and ready
to dance so you can take the joy of Kukuwa African dance back to your classroom. No previous experience required.
Kukuwa Nuamah, Adjunct Professor, George Mason University Dance Department. (Preschool, primary)


                                    Session D               2:30 – 4:00 p.m.
D1:      *New!       Beakers ‘n Sneakers – Adventures in Science!
Meet the three Superheroes of the scientific process and guide your preschoolers as they embark on exciting adventures
of exploration and discovery as Preschool Super Scientists! Learn to spark your students’ interest through four creative
and comprehensive teaching units: Let’s Mix It Up! (Chemistry), Let’s Get Moving and Energized! (Physics), Let’s Go
Outside! (Earth Science), and Let’s Have an Invention Convention! Carol Lieske, Preschool Lead Teacher, George
Mason University Child Development Center. (Preschool)

D2:       *New!      Building a Team of Early Childhood Professionals
This workshop will help you identify your communication style and how it impacts team members. You will learn
about cultural aspects of communication, how people can work together, strategies to strengthen teams, and how to
support difficult team members. Handouts and resources will be provided. Susan Keightley, Executive Director of
WISE Educational Consulting, LLC. (Lead teacher, administrator)

D3:      *New!      Cooperative Games for Preschool
Games offer a creative way of building social skills. Come learn the value of cooperative games and try out a variety of
games that encourage cooperative, co-active play. Debbie Bures-Walker, Owner, Sonshine Childcare and Training.

D4:       *New!       Lego Play: Educational and Developmental Benefits
Lego provides educational and developmental benefits to guided play. In this workshop we will discuss the different
learning styles and types of Lego play to facilitate children's growth and development. Hands-on demonstration
of specific types of Lego activities that can be customized to fit the age, gender and interest of young children will be
incorporated. Monica Jackson, Owner of Jackson Childcare. (Preschool)
D5:       *New!     Fee Fie Fo Fum, Let's Have Some Phonemic Fun!
Get reacquainted with Mother Goose and discover a treasury of poems and rhymes that will enhance your children's
literacy development. Learn how to use nursery rhymes throughout the day and how to make them interactive and
personal. We'll even turn some poems into rap! Appropriate for toddlers, preschoolers and kindergarteners.
Kathy Lundgren, Resource Teacher, St. Matthew’s Lutheran Day School.

D6:       *New!       Mental Health in Toddlers and Young Children
While rare, there are signs that young children do show signs of difficulty with anxiety and depression, particularly in
response to stressful events in their lives. This workshop will discuss our understanding of mental health in the context
of early development. It will also point out warning signs and potential responses. In addition, the session will discuss
developmental delay in young children. Koraly Perez-Edgar, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in Applied Developmental
Psychology at George Mason University. (Toddler, preschool)

D7:       The Young and the Restless: A Perspective on Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Gain a better understanding of children who have attention deficit disorder, learning disabilities, oppositional defiant
disorder or processing disorder. Learn practical solutions that will help children, parents and teachers succeed.
Lori Carver-Johnson, Individual & Family Life Coach, CSC Pathfinders, Inc. (All)

D8:      *New!       Handwriting Without Tears
Attendees will gain an understanding of how to use multi-sensory, hands-on manipulatives to prepare children for
handwriting. Other workshop topics: activities to develop fine motor skills and posture for writing; understanding the
developmental sequences involved in handwriting; planning instruction in pre-printing and printing using multi-sensory
techniques; identify appropriate transition times from readiness to printing, and how to prevent reversals of letters and
numbers. Todd Misura, OTR/L, Handwriting Without Tears. (Preschool, early primary)

            Any questions, please contact Anchalee Burbach, workshop coordinator, at 703-993-4786
D9:      *New!      Parent/Teacher Communication and Conferences
We will discuss the importance of parent-teacher communication, including ways to build a communication policy.
We will also cover how to prepare for conferences, what is important to include, and how to deal with difficult issues in
conferences. Rene Hackney, Ph.D., Owner, Parenting Playgroups, Inc. (All)

D10:       Normal Speech and Language Development and When to Refer
The presenter will cover receptive and expressive language development, to include articulating, vocabulary, fluency,
voice and auditory issues. Susan Glaub, M.A., ccc/slp, Speech-Language Pathologist and Owner of McLean Speech
and Language Services, LLC. (All)

D11:       *New!       ARTS with the BRAIN in MIND
Arts contribute to our growth as human beings and their presence at the core of educational curriculum are fundamental
to success in our demanding, highly technical and fast-paced lives. Participants in this session will learn how the arts
impact and influence the brain, learning, human growth and development, and contribute to a love of life-long learning.
Bonnie Czekanski, Early Childhood Practitioner, Consultant, Mentor and Coach. (Preschool)
D12:        *New! GROUP ART – Painting as One Energy.
You don’t have to be an artist nor do your pupils, but painting in a group makes you the proudest, most productive,
creative artist ever. If you can cook, you can paint! Snow, Christopher Columbus, rain forests, transportation,
happiness, anger, bodies moving – anything can be painted in GROUP ART. Participants in this workshop will be
shown finished projects, will be given the secrets of GROUP ART, and will paint together as one energy. All paints,
clothes covers and brushes will be given to you – let your hair down! Claudia Donaldson-Selby, Special Education
and Preschool Teacher, Artist. (Preschool)

D13:       Kukuwa African Dance for Kids
From the first beat, you feel what this class offers. Time seems endless, energy grabs you, and immediately you start
moving your arms, waist, hips and legs to a blend of African soukous, makossa and zglibithy. Come barefoot and ready
to dance so you can take the joy of Kukuwa African dance back to your classroom. No previous experience required.
Kukuwa Nuamah, Adjunct Professor, George Mason University Dance Department. (Preschool, primary)


Registration and Conference Information

 Register early! We can accept only 600 registrants. Registrations received after that limit will be returned by mail.

 Registration deadline is February 23, 2010. Those who register by February 17 and enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope
(SASE) will receive their workshop assignments through the mail, eliminating the need for check-in on the day of the conference.
Enclosing an SASE is the only way to receive written confirmation of registration.

 You can FAX your registration and pay by credit card (fax: 703-993-3702). Please use dark ink and print clearly when
completing the registration form.

 Registration fees are not refundable.

 Conference is located in the George Johnson Center. Check-in begins at 7:30 a.m. on the ground floor.

 Parking in Lots J and K is free. You can park closer to the Johnson Center in Parking Deck #1 on Mason Pond Road/Drive; cost
is $10/day.

 A continental breakfast is included in the registration fee. Lunch is not included. You can buy lunch at the Food Court in the
George Johnson Center or bring a lunch or you can pre-order a box lunch from us. (For details on how to order a box lunch,
please see the flyer inserted in the workshop brochure.)

 The continental breakfast will be served in the Bistro and the foyer, located on the ground floor. Coffee stations will also be
available outside of the third-floor classrooms.

 Time allotted between sessions is to give the presenters time to set up. Please use this time for a bathroom break, to visit our
vendors, or grab some breakfast or lunch.

 In case of inclement weather, call the Workshop Line at 703-993-4786 or listen to your radio. The University determines the
status of all campus activities in case of snow.
Parking in Lots J and K is free-of-charge. The GMU Visitors Parking Deck #1 costs $10 for the day and is a closer walk.

DIRECTIONS TO FAIRFAX CAMPUS FROM THE CAPITAL BELTWAY (I-495)
    Take Exit 54, Braddock Road (West). Go approximately six miles. Pass the first entrance to the university, then turn right at
the stop light at Roanoke River Road. Bear left at the fork in the road onto Patriot Circle (the fork is just before the pond) and
follow Patriot Circle a short distance to parking Lots J and K on the left. Follow the sidewalk on the left side of the pond to the
center of campus. The George Johnson Center is about a 10-minute walk from the parking lots.
   For the GMU Visitors Parking Deck #1 ... Pass the first entrance to the university and turn right at the stop light at Roanoke
River Road. At the fork in the road, bear right onto Patriot Circle, then take a quick left onto Mason Pond Road/Drive. Follow
Mason Pond to the parking deck on your right. The third deck offers best access to the Johnson Center.

DIRECTIONS TO FAIRFAX CAMPUS VIA I-66 EAST
   Exit at the Fairfax County Parkway South (Route 7100). Take the Parkway to the Braddock Road exit; turn left onto Braddock
Road. Follow Braddock Road for about three miles. Once you cross Route 123 (Ox Road), take the first left into campus
(Roanoke River Road). Bear left at the fork in the road onto Patriot Circle (the fork is just before the pond). Follow Patriot Circle
a short distance to parking Lots J and K on the left. Follow the sidewalk on the left side of the pond to the center of campus.
The George Johnson Center is about a 10-minute walk from the parking lots.
    For the GMU Visitors Parking Deck #1 … Stay on Braddock Road; cross Route 123 and turn left at the stoplight onto Roanoke
River Road. At the fork in the road, bear right onto Patriot Circle, then take a quick left onto Mason Pond Road/Drive. Follow
Mason Pond to the parking deck on your right. The third deck offers best access to the Johnson Center.

DIRECTIONS TO FAIRFAX CAMPUS VIA I-66 WEST
    Take Exit 60 and follow Route 123 South, Chain Bridge Road, through the city of Fairfax. Turn left at Braddock Road, then
left into campus at Roanoke River Road. Bear left at the fork in the road onto Patriot Circle (the fork is just before the pond).
Follow Patriot Circle a short distance to parking Lots J and K on the left. Follow the sidewalk on the left side of the pond to the
center of campus. The George Johnson Center is about a 10-minute walk from the parking lots.
    For the GMU Visitors Parking Deck #1 … Turn left at Braddock Road, then left at the light for Roanoke River Road into
campus. At the fork in the road, bear right onto Patriot Circle then take a quick left onto Mason Pond Road/Drive. Follow Mason
Pond to the parking deck on your right. The third deck offers best access to the Johnson Center.

For further directions, see the GMU web site: www/gmu.edu




George Mason University Child Development Center
Professional Development Day 2010
4402 University Drive, MSN-5C2
Fairfax, VA 22030-4444
451604
      Professional Development Day 2010 Registration
                            Includes continental breakfast, 7:30–11 a.m.
   Buy lunch at the George Johnson Center food court, bring your own, or pre-order a box lunch.

                   Workshop phone line: 703-993-4786 E-mail: aburbach@gmu.edu

                             Registration deadline is February 23
_____ $75 for participants
_____ $35 for full-time students (photocopy of student ID must accompany registration)
_____ Free for presenters

* Fees are non-refundable. We will return your registration if we are full.

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