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2020 Potpourri Digital Conference

Saturday October 24 @ 8:30 am - 1:30 pm | $45

2020 POTPOURRI Digital Conference

October 24, 2020 

The Arc Minnesota Midstate Region presents a virtual 2020 Potpourri Conference! This conference is for parents and childcare, education, and social work professionals. Potpourri Conference focuses on developmental, emotional, behavioral, and mental health challenges in children, teens, and young adults.

To register for the 2020 Potpourri Conference please fill out the form below to pay with a credit card. If you would prefer to receive an invoice or pay by check please email Georgann Rumsey at georgannrumsey@arcminnesota.org. The cost of the conference is $45 and all registered attendees will receive access to all recorded sessions from the 2020 Potpourri conference for 6 months. Please register and pay prior to October 21, 2020. Once you are registered you will receive a confirmation email within a week that will include a link to sign up for your preferred breakout session and login information.

Potpourri Event Schedule

  • 8:30 a.m. – 8:50 a.m. Digital Event Check-In 
  • 8:50 – 9:00 a.m. Welcome and Introduction
  • 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Keynote Speaker, Josh Dye
  • 10:00 – 10:10 a.m. Break
  • 10:10 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Breakout Sessions A
  • 11:00  – 11:10 Break                               
  • 11:10 – 12:00 p.m. Plenary Speaker, Dan Baker
  • 12:00 – 12:30 Lunch Break
  • 12:30  – 1:20 p.m. Breakout Sessions B
  • 1:20 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Wrap Up – Complete Evaluation

You will receive a Certificate of Attendance (Pending Approval by the Minnesota Center for Professional Development (MNCPD)) after the Potpourri Conference has been completed. 

[Registration is now closed]

Keynote Speaker (9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.)

  • Josh Dye – Failing Fearlessly: How to Leverage Failure to Innovate, Grow and Lead

 

Breakout Session A (10:10 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.)

  • Breakout Session A-1 (10:10 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.)
    • Mary Beth Kelley MA – What Every Parent, Teacher and Para Professional Should Know about Executive Functions 
  • Breakout Session A-2 (10:10 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.)
    • Mike Pucci – Utilizing Positive Behavior Supports for Learners with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Breakout Session A-3 (10:10 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.)
    • Katie Thune – Consent, Boundaries, Safety: Teach Them Early, Often and Consistently
  • Breakout Session A-4 (10:10 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.)
    • Anna Clavin – Birth to Three Yellow Zone 
  • Breakout Session A-5 (10:10 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.)
    • Alicia Munson, BS Political Science & Maren Christenson Hofer – Legislative Update: Policies Impacting Children with Disabilities & How You Can Help

 

Plenary Speaker (11:10 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)

  • Dan Baker – Lifelong Career Awareness – When do we start? 

 

Breakout Session B (12:30 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.)

  • Breakout Session B-1 (12:30 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.)
    • Mary Beth Kelley MA – At Last, the Secret to Behavior Management is Revealed!
  • Breakout Session B-2 (12:30 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.)
    • Jennifer Hall-Lande, PhD, LP and Asli Ashkir MPH/RN – Supporting Healthy Early Childhood Child Development and Early Intervention for Developmental Delays:  Promoting Wellbeing in Families and Communities
  • Breakout Session B-3 (12:30 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.)
    • Nancy Fitzsimons, PhD, MSW, LISW – Unpacking and Reframing Vulnerability at the Intersection of Disability & Interpersonal Violence
  • Breakout Session B-4 (12:30 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.)
    • Allycia Wolff, BS Vocational Rehabilitation – Person Centered Thinking & Planning – Creating a Meaningful Life

 

Wrap Up – Complete Evaluation (1:20 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.)  

Certificate of Attendance Approval Pending by the Minnesota Center for Professional Development (MNCPD)

Thank you for sharing your day with us!

 

Thank you to our planning committee:

Georgann Rumsey & Cindy Owen, Arc Minnesota – Midstate region

Julie Johnson, District 742 Community Ed. – Project Challenge

Kathryn Bokovoy, Milestones

Lindsay Zirbes, Stearns County DD Unit

Carol Gibson-Miller, CentraCare Pediatric Health

Details

Date:
Saturday October 24
Time:
8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Cost:
$45
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Organizer

The Arc Minnesota
Phone:
952-920-0855
Email:
info@arcminnesota.org
Website:
arcminnesota.org