Your Week
At-a-Glance

Monday, April 23

Registration Open
7:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, April 24

Registration Open
7:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Location: Palm Court Foyer & Plaza Level

Open to pre-conference participants only.

Location: Palm Court Foyer & Plaza Level

Open to pre-conference participants only.

Location: Vinoy Grand Ballroom

Wednesday, April 25

Registration Open
7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Location: Palm Court Foyer, Plaza Level & Vinoy Grand Foyer

  • W1

    Royal 1

    We’re All in this Together: Developing Habits of Mind to Support Social and Emotional Well-Being of Infants and Toddlers

    Tenney-Blackwell

  • W2

    Royal 2/3

    Integrating Trauma-Informed Care into the Pyramid Model

    Horen

  • W3

    Majestic 1

    What Is The Pyramid Model And How Can I Wrap My Head Around It?

    Ostrosky, Hayslip, Schraml-Block

  • W4

    Majestic 2/3

    Suspending Biases, Not Children!! Part 1

    Allen, White

  • W5

    Plaza A/B

    Watch Out! An External Coach’s Guidebook to Avoid the Pitfalls of Pyramid Model Implementation

    Newswanger, Hoffman, Woody

  • W6

    Plaza C/D

    Use of Video Modeling and Visuals to Initiate and Expand Social Interactions between Peers

    Riepe, Wasser

  • W7

    Vinoy Grand

    Research on the Pyramid Model at Classroom, Program, and System Levels: Demonstrations and Discussions, and Poster Session

    Snyder, Hemmeter

  • Location: Palm Court Foyer, Plaza Level, and Fred's Cellar

    Select a workshop title to learn more:

  • W8

    Royal 1

    1-2-3 Look at Me!: The Pyramid Model Works for Infants and Toddlers Too

    Lentini

  • W9

    Royal 2/3

    The Coaching Basics: Using Practice-Based Coaching to Support the Pyramid Model

    Meeker, Kinder

  • W10

    Majestic 1

    Taking Care of Ourselves: Promoting Wellness in Early Care and Education

    Hunter, Tenney-Blackwell

  • W11

    Majestic 2/3

    Suspending Biases, Not Children!! Part 2

    Allen, White

  • W12

    Plaza A/B

    Beyond “Something Isn’t Working”: Using Multiple Data Sources to Pinpoint Implementation Improvement Strategies

    Zeiders, Betchkal

  • W13

    Plaza C/D

    Hierarchy of Prompting: To Prompt or Not to Prompt? Knowing the Answer to the Question

    Riepe, Wasser

  • W14

    Vinoy Grand

    Screening and Assessment of Social Emotional Competence in Young Children

    Steed, Barton

  • Thursday, April 26

    Registration Open
    7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    Location: Palm Court Foyer, Plaza Level & Vinoy Grand Foyer

  • T1

    Royal 1

    Understanding Tantrums: Why Do They Happen and What Can Adults Do to Help?

    Brault, Zercher

  • T2

    Royal 2/3

    Creating a Coaching Community: Supporting Coaches and Addressing Coaching Dilemmas

    Hardy, McLeod

  • T3

    Majestic 1

    Have Fun: Purposeful Routines for Large Group Activities

    Roybal, Wilson

  • T4

    Majestic 2/3

    Pyramid Equity Project: Implementing the Pyramid Model to Address Inequities in Discipline

    Fox, et al.

  • T5

    Plaza A/B

    Community-Wide Implementation of the Pyramid Model: Lessons Learned

    Quesenbury, Hallet, Doubet

  • T6

    Plaza C/D

    “BEST in CLASS”: A Tier Two Intervention for Young Children with Challenging Behavior

    Conroy, Werch, Crosby

  • T7

    Vinoy Grand

    Social Competence and Children with Special Needs: Debunking “Mythconceptions”

    Joseph, Rasuch

  • Location: Palm Court Foyer, Plaza Level, and Fred's Cellar

  • T8

    Royal 1

    Parents and Professionals: Perceptions, Pitfalls, and Pathways to Partnership

    Santos, Spence, Hile

  • T9

    Royal 2/3

    The Inter-Connectedness of Social Emotional, Language and Literacy: Ideas, Strategies and Resources

    Yates

  • T10

    Majestic 1

    Rules, Puppets, and Tools, Oh My!

    Andrews

  • T11

    Majestic 2/3

    Reducing the Impact of Implicit Bias: Helping Early Educators Un-Learn Implicit Biases

    Vinh, Neitzl

  • T12

    Plaza A/B

    Using Implementation Science to Scale Up and Support Pyramid Model Implementation in Minnesota

    Beissel, Hansen

  • T13

    Plaza C/D

    Is Disproportionate Discipline an Issue for Your Program? How Do You Know? What Do You Do About It?

    Winneker, Veguilla, Martinez

  • T14

    Vinoy Grand

    Power of Peers

    Strain, Bovey

  • Friday, April 27

    Registration Open
    7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    Location: Palm Court Foyer, Plaza Level & Vinoy Grand Foyer

  • F1

    Royal 1

    Parents Interacting with Infants (PIWI) in Action!

    Yates, Nenide

  • F2

    Royal 2/3

    Supporting Part C Providers to Implement Caregiver Coaching on Social-Emotional Practices: Tips and Tools

    Snyder, Woods, Reichow, Porter, Romano

  • F3

    Majestic 1

    “Would You Like to Hear a Story?” Using Photo-Elicitation Interviews to Foster Collaboration with Families

    Hile, Santos, Spence

  • F4

    Majestic 2/3

    Talk Around Town: A Mobile App to Support Caregiver-Child Talk in the Community

    Irvin

  • F5

    Plaza A/B

    When Funding is Your Obstacle: Exploring What Can be Done to Promote System-Wide Implementation of the Pyramid Model

    Salwell, Hemmeter

  • F6

    Plaza C/D

    What is the National Center on Excellence (CoE) on Infant Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation (IECMHC) and How Can it Help my Tribe, State or Program?

    Mackrain, Hunter

  • F7

    Vinoy Grand

    Using Visual Schedules to Facilitate Transitions and Promote Engagement

    Bovey

  • F8

    Royal 1

    Program-Wide Pyramid: Implementation, Frustration, and Celebration!

    Kinder

  • F9

    Royal 2/3

    Maximize your Intervention Effort: Intervene with Language and Teach Social Emotional Skills at the Same Time

    Spencer

  • F10

    Majestic 1

    Embedded Social Opportunities

    Andrews

  • F11

    Majestic 2/3

    Using Puppets to Make Social-Emotional Magic Happen

    Sizemore, Pena

  • F12

    Plaza A/B

    The Activity Matrix: A Tool for Organizing Instruction and Meeting Individual Needs

    Sandall

  • F13

    Plaza C/D

    Using Our Words: Practical Strategies for Using the Position Statement on Challenging Behavior and Young Children

    Fettig, Meeker, Hardy

  • F14

    Vinoy Grand

    Play Scripts: Where Every Student is a Star

    Reese, Daugherty, Petsche, Richardson

  • F15

    Royal 1

    Use the Hexagon Tool to Explore and Prepare for Program-Wide Pyramid Model Implementation

    Slater

  • F16

    Royal 2/3

    Tips and Tools for Sharing the Pyramid with Substitutes, New Staff, and Volunteers

    Brault, Zercher

  • F17

    Majestic 1

    Supporting the Responsivity of Teachers in Infant/Toddler Classrooms through Peer Coaching: PEER2

    Vail, Leiberman-Betz

  • F18

    Majestic 2/3

    Family-Centered Behavior Support: An Introduction to Prevent, Teach, and Reinforce for Families

    Vatland, Joseph

  • F19

    Plaza A/B

    EarlyEdU Alliance: Resources for Faculty, Instructors and Early Childhood

    Sandall, Meeker

  • F20

    Plaza C/D

    Caregiving Strategies: Using a Research-Informed Tool to Help Parents Reflect on Their Parenting Practices Related to Strengthening the Social and Emotional Well-Being of Their Young Children

    Alleyne

  • F21

    Vinoy Grand

    Moving from Me to We: Fostering Empathy in Young Children

    Shimmin

  • Key:
    Open to Pre-Conference Participants Open to All NTI Participants

    Session Content Level: Introductory Intermediate Advanced

    Sessions, locations, and times are subject to change.