May 4, 2004 – If you're a parent, a professional or anyone else who deals with children from infancy through age 8, you are invited to take part in the Human Services Department's 6th annual Best Beginnings Early Childhood Conference. Sessions of two days each are scheduled in both districts.
On St. Thomas, the conference will be held from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. May 25 and 26 at the University of the Virgin Islands Sports and Fitness Center.
On St. Croix, the conference is set for 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. May 27 and 28 on the UVI campus.
Brenda Jenkins, a Human Services administrative officer, said the conference topics include learning differences, kindergarten readiness, old-time stories and games, and promoting learning through play. "And there's a segment for fathers," she said.
The conference is free and lunch will be provided.
For more information, call 773-2323, ext. 2323, or 774-0930, ext. 4181.
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