In addition to leading Educational Solutions International and Open Mind Technologies, Inc., in Columbia, MO, Willy Wood, a respected writer, public speaker, and consultant in the field of education, explores various education-related topics on his website, WillyWoodTeaching.com. As part of his responsibilities as the president of Educational Solutions International, Willy Wood coordinates the Missouri Early Learning Conference.
Designed for pre-K through third-grade teachers, the Missouri Early Learning Conference features breakout sessions and informative presentations on teaching strategies, reading and literacy, educational technology, classroom management, and a range of other teaching topics. The event also includes networking activities, book sales, and an exhibit area featuring teaching tools and related products.
In 2017, the Missouri Early Learning Conference will be held November 9-10 at the Tan-Tar-A Resort in Osage Beach, Missouri. The two-day event will include keynote presentations from New York Times best-selling author Dave Burgess and children’s singer and author Jack Hartman. Other children’s authors will also be at the conference, including Bruce Lansky, Jeff Nathan, and Jarrett Krosoczka.
Along with meeting popular authors and entertainers, attendees will have the opportunity to sharpen their teaching skills through sessions led by John Schumacher, Lisa Murphy, Kara Welty, and other education experts. To learn more about the 2017 Missouri Early Learning Conference, visit www.missouriearlylearning.com.