Child Care Conference set June 22 in Hereford

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608,
Contact: Wendy Case, 806-251-5120,
Amalia Mata, 806-364-3573,
Chelsey Tillman, 806-267-2692,

HEREFORD – The Child Care Conference, hosted by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offices in Parmer, Deaf Smith and Oldham counties, will be June 22 at the AgriLife Extension office, 903 14th St. in Hereford.

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., with the training session from 9 a.m. to noon. There is a $20 fee, and refreshments will be provided.

This training is aimed at licensed childcare providers and will offer 2.5 clock hours of continuing education.

Attendees will learn about social and emotional development as it applies to the guidance of early childcare from Dr. Dawn Browder, assistant professor of early childhood education at Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, New Mexico.

They will also receive information and updates on licensing from Texas Health and Human Services Department officials in Amarillo.

Healthy snack creations and food safety education will be provided by Amalia Mata, Wendy Case and Chelsey Tillman, AgriLife Extension family and community health agents in Deaf Smith, Parmer and Oldham counties, respectively.

For more information, contact Case at 806-251-5120 or; Mata, 806-364-3573,; or Tillman, 806-267-2692,


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