2015 Family and Consumer Sciences Summer Conference Sessions Descriptions FOODS, NUTRITION AND CULINARY A Vanilla Bean Can Create Magic Foods and Nutrition: Standard 1, Objective 1, 2 Understanding flavorings and spices is important for quality food products. This class will demonstration and teach skills about the sweet vanilla projects, the variety of techniques which gourmet chefs have developed and shared. LIMITED SPACE CLASS Carolyn Washburn is a Professor and Family Consumer Sciences educator for the Utah State University Extension program. All About the Soup Foods and Nutrition: Foods II, Standard 8, Objective 2 Chef Andy will share his vast knowledge of soups. The class will explore and identify tips used to serve satisfying soups and the techniques for preparing those soups. LIMITED SPACE CLASS Chef Andrew Slikker has been working in the food service industry for over 20 years. Andrew runs a successful catering business, Main Event Catering, located in Utah. Cheese Challenge Foods and Nutrition I: Standard 4, Objective 3 October is American Artisan Cheese Mont and UEN, along with local partners and higher education encourage High School students to complete in the Annual Cheese Challenge. Come find out details for you and your students to join in this delicious, friendly, fun, fromage festival! Lisa Cohne has been working for the Utah Education Network for almost a decade as UEN’s Community Partnerships Managers. Lisa is UEN’s Cheese Science project and television outreach guru. Cooking Proteins Foods and Nutrition II: Standard 4, Objective 3 Learn how to perfectly cook all types of proteins, pan sear, reverse sear, roasting and broiling, and butter basting. Once you learn these simple techniques, you can cook all proteins with confidences. This class will be complete with hands-on instruction. LIMITED SPACE CLASS Matthew Pelton is a two-time world champion chef and has been a chef for the Deer Valley Resort. He is also the author of five cookbooks. Cook ‘N Software Food and Nutrition I-II, Culinary courses: Classroom Management and Nutritional Data on Recipes To show how using quality Cook'n software is the perfect solution to organize your recipes and strengthen your classroom. Cook'n Recipe Software is the ultimate Recipe Management system! It lets you: • Search & Capture Internet Recipes w/1-Click; • Enter your Personal Recipes Easily • Make Meal Plans w/Visual Menu Planner; • Auto-Generate Shopping List • Calculate Nutrition of Your Recipes; • Capture & Sync Pinterest Recipes • Scan Printed Recipes; • Discover New Recipes with Live Recipe Feed • Use Snip-It to Capture Blog Recipes; • Import recipes from Word • Share Recipes with Social Media; • Create your own cookbook DVO Enterprises is a family software company located in Alpine, UT. DVO's products are distributed through traditional retail channels and over the Internet. And, with the release of the new Cook'n Mobile Apps for Android, iPhone, and iPad, Cook'n makes it even easier to make mealtime memorable and simplify meal preparation Daniel V. Oaks Jr., Dan set out with the goal of creating quality software products to strengthen families. The HomeCook'n Newsletter has over 325,000 subscribers, DVO.com receives 10,000 unique visitors each day, and Cook'n has become the #1 best-selling recipe organizer with over millions and millions of copies sold! Dan says this is a good but not good enough! That's why he went back to the drawing board and created Cook'n Version 11. Dan filed 8 patents for new features that he and his team invented in Cook'n Version 11. With its new Scan-It, Snip-It, Snag-It, embedded web browser, and the amazing, mind-boggling, new Search & Capture feature, Cook'n Version 11 is revolutionizing the recipe industry replacing Google as the search engine of choice when it comes to recipes and becoming the portal through which all recipe websites are accessed. Create Your Plate-Diabetes Education Foods and Nutrition: Standard 4, Objective 1, 3 You do have choices! Diabetes is a complex disease that requires daily self-management, making healthy food choices, staying physically active, monitoring your blood sugars, and taking medications and prescribed by your doctor. This presentation will provide information on healthier food choices, creating cooking ideas, encouragement and copies of a great diabetes cookbook. Carolyn Washburn is a Professor and Family Consumer Sciences educator for the Utah State University Extension program. Eggs 101 Foods and Nutrition I: Standard 4, Objective 2 The emphasis of this course will be to discuss the functions and methods of cooking eggs. LIMITED SPACE CLASS Natalie Thompson is a chef and the Culinary Demonstrator and Recruiter for the College of Culinary Arts at Johnson and Wales University Denver Campus. Family Meal Time ARR\ARFL: Standard 8, Objective 1 Foods and Nutrition II: Standard 9 What if there was one thing you could do to keep your kids from using drugs, alcohol, or tobacco, improve their behavior and attitudes, improve their nutrition, and help them make good grades? Would you do it? Family Meal Time is an important aspect for family life and can make a huge impact on family wellness. Come learn about the benefits of family meals together, strategies to making family meal time more successful, and ways to manage your time to include family meals in your busy schedules. Cindy Nelson began her Extension experience as the Beaver County Family and Consumer Science/4-H Agent in 2012. She loves the people she serves, and the variety of programs she is able to develop. Her main programming areas are health and wellness, youth leadership, and anything 4-H. She promotes healthy living through the Healthy Habits Wellness Program in Beaver County. Cindy loves everything related to health and wellness. Her Extension goals are to extend knowledge to others, change lives, and improve family living. Food & Nutrition I-Food Science Standard Updates and Resources Foods and Nutrition Science I: All Standards This workshop will discuss the updates and changes to the Food and Nutrition Science 1 course. Resources, lesson plans, presentations, and a wealth of other tips will be shared. If you teach this course, you will want to be at this presentation. Integration of STEM principles are incorporated into the resources being shared. Shelli Barnum and Laura Schiers both teach Middle School in the Washington County District. Additional members of the Foods and Nutrition I –Food Science Team: Monica Milburn, Lisa McDermott and Natalie Hancock. Foods and Nutrition I Lap Books-Revised for the New Standards Foods and Nutrition: Foods 1- All Standards Lap Books are back and newly revised to match the new Standards and Objectives for Foods 1. Come see the samples and make one to take home. The lap books are useful for test/unit reviews, bell ringers, time fillers, and many more uses. Becky Cox has taught for 26 years in the Alpine School District where 18 of those years have been in Foods and Nutrition at Lone Peak High School. Paige Wright has taught Foods and Nutrition for 3 years at Pleasant Grove High School. Foods and Nutrition II Best Practices Becky Cox will facilitate the sharing of new ideas on how better to teach your foods and nutrition II class. Food Services and Culinary Arts Best Practices Shauna Young will facilitate the sharing of new ideas on how better to teach your food services and culinary classes. Food Service Opportunities INDUSTRY HOUR Foods and Nutrition II: Standard 11 Objective 1; Food Services/Culinary Arts and ProStart I-II Come learn about the many food service job opportunities for today's job seekers. Learn how to help your students move up the food service job chain. Dan will share is personal experiences to help teachers explore a variety of positions within the food industry. This class will give teachers the knowledge they need to encourage students to find their passion in the food service industry. Dan McEwan is the Food Representative for Sysco Foods Utah based in West Jordan, Utah. Foundations of Nutrition and Human Development Best Practices -CE Jerrie Lin Hansen will discuss the standards and objective, tips for teaching difficult concepts, sharing of favorite assignments, how to teach vocabulary ideas and analyze tests, with a discussion on improving in these two concurrent enrollment classes. Healthy Eating Made Simple Foods and Nutrition I: Standard 7, Objective 1 Learn how to make simple healthy changes in your life to get big results with your health. Learn tricks to weight loss and keeping it off. Learn how to incorporate health into the lives of your family and students in a simple way. Cooking healthy includes tips on how to use more vegetables in your cooking and swapping healthier alternatives for your favorite recipes will be shared. LIMITED SPACE CLASS Elizabeth Jensen is a Certified Health Coach from Villanova University and COPE (Center of Obesity Prevention Education). How to Use a Knife like a Pro Foods and Nutrition: Standard 5, Objective 1, 2 Chef Kubak will teach how to identify and demonstrate different knife cuts. Expert advice on techniques to use and help your students learn and remember the different cuts for the Foods II curriculum. ProStart teacher will be able to find ways to prepare students for competition knife cuts. LIMITED SPACE CLASS Christian Kubak is an ACF Certified Sous Chef who has worked professionally in the Salt Lake City region since 2003. Chef Kubak is a graduate of the 2008 UVU Culinary Arts program. Making Meat Edible Foods and Nutrition/ProStart: Standard 3, 4, Objective 3; ProStart Year 2 Chapter 6 Have you been looking for different recipes to teach meat cookery? This is the class for you. We will explore broiled chicken that makes it tender and juices, and also braised beef that adds extra flavor and tenderness to the final meal. Two different methods will be demonstrated. LIMITED SPACE CLASS Cindy Tegge has been teaching Foods and Nutrition for eight years at Cedar High School. My Plate Recipes Foods and Nutrition 1: All Standards Participate in making and discussing recipes for Foods and Nutrition 1 that go along with My Plate. Participants will be able to make 1 of 5 different recipes and try a sample of each one. Recipes will be given to the class to take home with them. LIMITED SPACE CLASS Shanna Omer is a graduate of USU and is currently in the 9th year of teaching FACS. She currently teaches at Westlake High School. ProStart I-II Best Practices Brenda Cross will be facilitating new ideas on how to better teach ProStart classes. Science Experiments in the Classroom Foods and Nutrition 1: Standard 4, Objective 2 This class will build on the introductory class given at the mid-winter UACTE conference in February, only this time participants will actually be conducting a few of the experiments that help enhance classroom instruction. Free complete copies of the FDA’s Science and Our Food Supply Curriculum will be given participants. LIMITED SPACE CLASS Monica Milburn is a FACS teacher and FCCLA Advisor at Canyon View Junior High School. “STEM” Up for Foods 1 with a Smash Book Foods and Nutrition I: All Standards STEM already plays a role in Food and Nutrition. With Smash books, your students will get the most out of their foods experience through analysis, evaluation, experiments, mathematics and delicious recipes. Smash books combine STEM and the freedom to design and organize in a way that helps individualize their learning experience. Laycee Johnson has been teaching FACS in Washington School District for the past 17 years. Kelli Bringhurst also teaches FACS in Washington School District. The Convenience of Electronic Programmable Pressure Cookers Foods and Nutrition II: Standard 1 Objective 3 When choosing a pressure cooker, the consumer has many difference options available, as well as conflicting guidelines on what to look for. The “first generation” pressure cookers are heated on a stovetop and use a weighted valve that releases excess pressure during operation. The “second generation” cookers are also heated on a stovetop, but are fitted with a spring-loaded valve. Electronic Programmable Pressure Cookers (EPPCs) are referred to as “third generation” cookers. We will look at 4 EPPCs and compare their features, use, safety and care. LIMITED SPACE CLASS Susan Haws is the Family and Consumer Science Extension Faculty Member for Summit County. She has worked as USU Extension Faculty since 2008 and is a member of the USU Sewing Conference Committee annually. The Role of Nutrition and Lifestyle in Preventing Common Health Conditions Food & Nutrition II: Standard 7, Objective 3 Nutrition plays a large role in preventing and treating many common health conditions that occur in the United States. This presentation will focus on risk factors for those conditions and ways that nutrition and lifestyle can play a role in prevention. Jonnell Masson, MS, RD, CD received her BS in Health Promotion and Education and a Master in Nutrition form the University of Utah focusing in the area of Food Service Management. Jonnell is the Grocery Store Dietitian for Harmons Grocery Stores. What Makes a Great Employee? Foods and Nutrition: Foods II, Standard 11 – INDUSTRY HOUR Learn from the best! Mary will teach how teachers can recognize the qualities of good employees as they are an asset to any organization. Ideas will be shared on how to prepare students for work in the food service industry. Mary will talk about how she has hired those employees with the best attributes, potential and how they can be trained to become some of the company’s finest talents. Mary Crafts-Homer is the President and CEO of Culinary Crafts in Pleasant Grove, Utah. Mary has catered events for many large events such as the Sundance Film Festival. Her catering company proudly celebrates its 30th year of fine catering. Yeast Breads with a Scale (and other recipes) Foods and Nutrition 2: Standard 1, Objective 2, Performance Objective 4 Complete Foods 2 Performance Objective 4 by cooking yeast bread with a scale. Demonstration of quick and easy cinnamon rolls with a scale will be demonstration and other ideas and recipes will be shared using scales in your classrooms. Amy Carsten graduated from BYU. She interned at Canyon View Junior High in Orem and currently teaches Foods and Nutrition I - II at Woods Cross High School. Utah’s Own – Keeping it Here at Home! Utah’s Own supports more than just edible products – our membership also includes agricultural entrepreneurs who create a variety of products from soap and skin care to garden inputs such as seeds, compost or plants. You’ll also discover pet foods, firewood, or natural art. Come learn how Utah’s Own fits into your classroom as educators. FASHION, CLOTHING & TEXTILES 5 Projects in One Quarter = 9 Completed Objectives for Clothing 1 Clothing 1: Performance Objectives What can you do with 1 yard of fabric for a Clothing I? Have your students complete 9 of the 14 performance objectives!!! Small and simple projects that teach the students the performance objectives all in the 1st quarter. Laycee Johnson has been teaching FACS in Washington County for the past 17 years, teaching both at the middle and high school level. I think passion is the key in teaching. Show your students your passion and they will find the passion for FACS Education. ADORNit – Fabric Design Fashion/Textiles and Interior Design Career Investigation ADORNit is a manufacturer of scrapbook paper, wood décor and quilting fabric. Carolee has a flair for seeing upcoming trends and new opportunities. The dream of expanding her business became a reality when she changed the company name to ADORNit and began designing and manufacturing her very own original quilting fabrics that are sold internationally. ADORNit has become the first company to offer coordinating scrapbook paper and quilting fabric! Come learn from a fascinating and engaging entrepreneur. Carolee McMullin, founder of ADORNit who’s company is located in Cache Valley, Utah. http://www.adornit.com/ Alterations for Hard to Fit Areas Clothing I: Standard 2, Objective 2. Clothing II: Standard 3, Objective 1. Fashion Design: Standard 5, Objective 1. This presentation will discuss alteration methods for areas difficult to fit including bust, shoulders, back and biceps. Hands-on workshop with Half Scale patterns. Please bring pencil, ruler, paper, scissors and tape. Dawna Baugh is a Professor at BYU in Clothing and Textiles, School of Family Life, Bachelor of Science, Master of Science in Clothing and Textiles, Ed.D. in the Education and apparel Industries. She has taught at BYU for 23 years. Batik Dyeing on Silk Clothing 1: Standard 3, Obj. 1; Clothing 2: Standard 2, Obj. 1; Textile Design Entrepreneurship, Performance Doc. 2. LIMITED SPACE CLASS We will practice a batik dye technique on a silk handkerchief. This is a fun, easy project that you can easily finish in a class period. It’s not too messy and comes out looking very cute and modern. After trying lots of products, this combination method with wax and dye works very well. Dawna Baugh is a Professor at BYU in Clothing and Textiles, School of Family Life, Bachelor of Science, Master of Science in Clothing and Textiles, Ed.D. in Education Industry and experience in the apparel industry. She taught at BYU for 23 years. Clothing & Textiles and Sports Sewing I Best Practices Jen King will facilitate the sharing of new ideas on how better to teach your Clothing and Sports Sewing classes. Clothing & Textiles and Sports Sewing II Best Practices Jen King will facilitate the sharing of new ideas on how better to teach your Clothing and Sports Sewing classes. Careers in the Fashion Industry and How Students Prepare Textile Design Entrepreneurship: Standard 1, Objective 1b. While the fashion industry wouldn't exist without the designers or models, there are also a number of other fashion careers that students may not know about. This session will highlight careers in fashion then explore what students can do to work towards a career in the industry. The session will be capped off with information about SLCC Fashion Institute’s Project Catwalk Contest and Project Catwalk Event day. For teens interested in a fashion career, public high schools may be the place to start! Maria Skelton is an Assistant Professor as well as the Internship Coordinator Salt Lake Community College’s Fashion Institute. She received her degree in fashion and clothing design at Brigham Young University, and subsequently launched a successful clothing design and manufacturing company whose products were featured in the Sundance Catalog, on Oprah, and in Outdoor Retailer Magazine. Color Analysis & Fashion Personality Clothing and Fashion: Standard 5, Objective 1 Learn what colors look best on various individuals. Understand the season’s system and their color breakdowns. Learn about Fashion Personalities and why people dress the way they do. Denise Warner has been a Professional Image Consultant, Certified Color Analyst and Professional Makeup Artist for over 20 years. Duct Tape Mania Entrepreneurship in Family and Consumer Sciences: Standard 10, Objective 6. Duct tape craft manufacturing continues to be all the rage. Duct tape bags are a product that teens can make and sell. Custom orders can prevent a large start-up expense. In this class you will make a duct tape bag and do some brainstorming on entrepreneurship ideas. LIMITED SPACE CLASS NOTE: Supplies needed for the class (1) 1 roll patterned duct tape and 1 roll solid color duct tape. It is recommended you purchase the same brand for both. (2) Scissors & alcohol wipes or cutting mat and rotary cutter. (3) Clear ruler at least 5” x 16” (4) thin permanent marker **A limited # of cutting mats, rulers and rotary cutters are available to borrow. First come- first serve. Please contact Darlene Christensen at [email protected] if you would like to borrow them for the class instead of bringing your own. Darlene Christensen is an associate extension professor for Utah State University. She is located in Tooele County. She enjoys working with 4H youth on entrepreneurship planning and projects. English Smocking Designer Sewing-Fashion Design: Standard 1, Objectives 1, 2; Standard 3, Objective. 1; Standard 5, Objective 4. Participants will learn the basic stitches used in English Smocking as they make a smocked baby bonnet. Stitches include: outline, cable, wave and trellis. Stacking will also be demonstrated. English Smocking is used primarily in traditional children’s clothing. Examples of use in clothing will be on display. Pattern selection and resources will also be discussed. LIMITED SPACE CLASS Amy-Jo Stanford graduated from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in Family and Consumer Science and Children’s Clothing Construction. She learned French Sewing by machine to make clothing for her children. Having taught in community and college setting and sewing stores, she now teaches at Mountain View High in Orem, Utah. Marilyn Armstrong graduated from Brigham Young University in Family and Consumer Science and teaches at Bountiful High School. She learned English Smocking and French Sewing by Machine to make clothing for her grandchildren. Fashion Strategies/Fashion Merchandising Best Practices Whitney Carter will share some new ideas on how to better teach your Fashion Strategies and Fashion Merchandising classes. Film Screening of “Dressing America: Tales from the Garment Center” Clothing, Fashion Strategies: Standard 1, Objective 3 Join us for a screening of this informative documentary that has been at film festivals across the country. See how you can share this and other UEN resources with your students. The film explores the history of New York’s Fashion District- otherwise known as the Garment Center – and the pioneering Jewish immigrants who helped build it from the ground up. Lisa Cohne has been working for the Utah Education Network for almost a decade as UEN’s Community Partnerships Manager. She is the project manager for the Preschool Pioneer Library, UEN’s Cheese Science project and television outreach. Men’s Fashion Entrepreneurship Textile Design Entrepreneurship: Standard 1, Objective 1; Fashion Strategies: Standard 1, Objectives 1, 2, 3 Joseph Knoop is one of the Top 50 followed pinners in the world on Pinterest. He is involved in several different projects surrounding fashion and design entrepreneurship. Come listen to his story, learn how to utilize social media in fashion design and marketing, and how to recruit more of your young men to your program. Joseph Knoop is The Button Maker. Specializing in men’s fashion and design entrepreneurship, Joseph utilizes the power of social media to make a statement in the world of design and fashion. Monster Dolls Clothing I: Standards 5, 6. Come learn about a fun and engaging project that Clothing I students will love! The Monster Doll project will cover several standards, including clipping and notching, patch pockets, buttonholes and buttons, and much more, including a service learning opportunity! A bonus project will also be shared that will help your students learn and use various seam finishes, surging techniques and pivoting. Laura Schiers and Shelli Barnum both teach middle school in Washington School District. “We love what we teach and we are happy to share our learning experiences.” Outdoor Product Design & Development Clothing 1 and 2: All standards Utah is the premiere place for Outdoor Recreation and there is a great demand for Outdoor product designers. Launching in the fall 2015, Utah State University will be offering Outdoor Product Design and Development, a degree designed by the industry for the industry. Lindsey Shirley is an Associate Professor at Utah State University, innovating, justifying and taking the lead for Family and Consumer Science programs. Riley Blake Design INDUSTRY HOUR – Jina Barney Standards: Fashion/Textiles and Interior Design Career Investigation Riley Blake Designs is an innovative fabric manufacturer based out of Sandy and Alpine, Utah. Inspired by local and international artists, they design fabric lines with vintage sensibilities and modern attitude. Their fabric reflects an elegant feel for color, vibrant but with restraint, resulting in versatile prints for quilting, clothing, or home décor. Riley Blake Designs sells exclusively through independent retailers and shops in the U.S., Canada, Australia, Europe, and Asia. https://www.rileyblakedesigns.com/ Sewing Machine and Serger Basic Trouble Shooting Clothing 1: All Standards This class will discuss how to troubleshoot basic problems with your serger and when you take it in for service. Threading, needles, tensions, oiling and other topics will be addressed. Kristine Palmer has been sewing for over 40 years and has been working with Dave’s Bernina for over 7 years. Textile Design Entrepreneurship Best Practices Amber Williams will share her ideas on how best to facilitate your Textile Design Entrepreneurship classes. Textile and Costume Careers: From Art to Industry INDUSTRY HOUR Clothing Entrepreneurship: Standard 1, Objective 1b. The textile complex is a vast industry that employs approximately 40 million workers worldwide. In this session we will explore the different facets of the textile complex from the creation of textile arts, custom designs, to mass production of textiles products. Melissa Clark is an adjunct instructor at Salt Lake Community College in the Fashion Design Program and an independent designer. She received her undergraduate degree in Family and Consumer Science Education at BYU, she has a master’s degree in Apparel Design with a minor in Costume Design from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. The Art of Fashion Illustration: Fashion Design Fashion Strategies: Standard 5, Objectives 3, 6; Textile Design Entrepreneurship: Standard 1, Objectives 1, 2 The world of fashion design often brings to mind glamorous images of fashion magazines and runway models. Fashion design is a multi-faceted field requiring not only artistry but also technical skills. This module gives students a realistic approach to the industry by incorporating these areas. Participants will learn to draw a “croquis,” the figure outline on which designs are sketched. They will also learn how to draw clothing and represent the texture of fabric in their sketch. Ryan Poole and Stephen McDowell are teachers at the FIDM/The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising. FIDM specializes in degree programs leading to careers in the Fashion, Interior Design, Graphics, and Entertainment industries. The Utility/Sewing Apron Clothing 1: Standard 4, Objectives 3, 4, 5; Standard 5, Objectives 1, 2 This class will give you the opportunity to make a utility apron that will be useful while teaching your sewing classes. It will allow you to have all your tools at your fingertips. You will also get a pattern and instructions for this project, so you can use it as a project in your Sewing Classes that you teach. This is a useful project for anyone who teaches sewing classes. LIMITED SPACE CLASS Holly Hutchings has been teaching FACS Education for 19 years at both the Middle School and High School levels. Sharyl Mathews is a teacher by day and wife, mother and seamstress by night. INTERIOR DESIGN COLORWORKS: Using Color to Simplify & Organize Your Classroom Interior Design I/II-All Standards By using specifically chosen colors to identify each class period, and other colors to identify each subject taught, Jana has created a system that is simple to manage for herself as a teacher, but for students as well. Classes have been broken down into consistently colored units and the results are simply amazing. Get colors to work for you, not the other way around. Jana Pendleton has her BS from University of Idaho, MS from BYU, and is now a teacher and department chair at Herriman High School in the Jordan School District. Creating Successful Presentation Boards Interior Design I: Standard 1, Objective 1 Interior Design II: Standard 5 This course will cover techniques in creating professional presentations boards; including materials, design, as well as methods students can use to digitally manipulate images using basic computer programs. Black and white rendering will also be demonstrated. Jeri Eastman is an assistant professor at Salt Lake Community College in the Interior Design Department. Her background includes interior design work in residential, commercial and health care design. She is a professional member of IIDA and is NCIDQ certified. Elements and Principles of Design: Eliminate the Mystery of Excellent Design Interior Design I: Standard 3, Objective 1 So often, design success is determined by what one likes or dislikes, whether something is in vogue or passé. Understanding the elements and principles of design empowers interior designers to objectively create excellent design solutions without the trappings of personal opinion. This presentation will include examples of how the elements and principles are applied in interior design as well as examples of how they can be taught. Chad Gibbs holds interior design degrees from Brigham Young University (BFA) and the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities (MA & PhD). He has taught interior design at Colorado State University, Indiana University of Pennsylvania and Brigham Young University – Idaho prior to teaching interior design in the school of Family life at Brigham Young University. Interior Design I and II Best Practices Auralee Brooks will share new ideas on how to better teach your Interior Design I and II classes. Interior Design 2 Interactive Notebook Interior Design 2: All Standards and Objectives Are you looking for ways to continue to use the composition notebooks in Interior Design 2? Students just love the notebooks! Come check out how to transition from using Interactive Notebooks in Design 1 to Design 2. Marianne Beck graduated from Utah State University with a degree in Family & Consumer Sciences Education. She has been teaching at American Fork High School for 7 years. Materials and Finishes, Board Design and Construction Interior Design 2: Standard 5, Objective 1. This workshop includes tips on how to select the right colors, patterns, and textures for the design of an interior space and the application to a presentation board. Design board layout considerations as well as techniques for preparing materials and finish samples will be demonstrated and applied. LIMITED SPACE CLASS Chad Gibbs holds interior design degrees from Brigham Young University (BFA) and the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities (MA & Ph.D.). He has taught interior design at Colorado State University, Indiana University of Pennsylvania and Brigham Young University – Idaho prior to teaching interior design in the school of Family life at Brigham Young University. Unleash the Creativity! Interior Design I-II: Standard All Do you need some ideas on how to teach different aspects of interior design? Is the textbook not cutting it? This class will explore a couple different hands on activities to help students better understand basic principles of design. Come and be creative! Matt Dickamore is currently a senior designer at Alice Lane Home and has been able to work on high-end residential homes, hotels, restaurants, and resorts all over the United States, Mexico, and a private island in the Bahamas. Interior Design Consultant INDUSTRY HOUR Interior Design: All Come listen to a design consult to hear how she makes it all come together. Tips of the trade will be shared. Dana Purcell is a design consultant for Bassett Furniture. EARLY CHILDHOOD ED – CHILD DEVELOPMENT Activities that Develop the Whole Child Early Childhood Education I & II: Standard 5, Objective 2 Childhood Development: Standard 4, Objective 2; Standard 5, Objectives 1, 2; Performance Objectives #4-6 Music has a huge impact on a child’s learning and development. IN this class we will explore musical games, dances, stories and movement activities. We will discuss the benefits of musical games, including developing higher level thinking skills/ executive functions. Participants will play musical games and dances to get ideas they can begin using immediately. Janet Wahlquist currently serves as the director of the Dolores Dore’ Eccles Center, the child care center at Utah State University in Logan. Janet has worked with young children for more than 25 years, working in a variety of programs and positions, including Head Start Preschool, 2nd and 3rd grades, before & after school programs and private child care. Janet owned her own Early Childhood enrichment center for several years, with the center offering Preschool, Mommy and Me classes, Kindermusik, cooking, art and themed parties. Janet believes in the importance of play in the lives of children, and works to be a voice for high quality early childhood programs everywhere. A Child who Reads will be an Adult who Understands Child Development: Standard 1, Objective 1 Children’s Literature holds an important role in understanding people, culture and science. In fact, it contributes to all facets of life and its fun! Anita Charles is a life-long book advocate. Former President Children’s Literature Association of Utah. Trade book buyer at BYU Bookstore. Reader. A Wild Rumpus—Everyone needs one! Early Childhood Education I & II: Standard 5, Objective 2 Childhood Development: Standard 4, Objective 2; Standard 5, Objective 1 and 2; Performance Obj. #4-6 Gigi will lead participants through a series of movement experiences that will help to better understand Creative and Movement needs of children and the child in all of us. Gigi Arrington received her undergraduate and graduate degrees from Brigham Young University and was a member of the dance faculty. She has been with the Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company, Ludwig Dance Company and teaching classes at ASU. She is presently the Director of Outreach Services for the Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company. Helping and Preparing your Students to get their CDA INDUSTRY HOUR Ideas on how Layton High School has been preparing, helping, and turning out CDA students for the past 4 years. A panel of CDA certified past students will also be a part of this presentation. CDA (Child Development Associates) Terry Rawley, Facilitator. has taught in the early childhood education field for past twenty-eight years and has held the title of Early Childhood Education Lab Director for the past fourteen. Terry ushered in the Child Development Associates Licensure in the Davis County School District five years ago when her first student received their CDA license. Creative Arts: Exploring the World through Creative Play Early Childhood Education I & II: Standard 5, Objective 2 Childhood Development: Standard 4, Objective 2; Standard 5, Objective 1 and 2; Performance Obj #4-6 A use of creative drama, pantomime, puppetry, movement and songs will help participants to discover ways that children can learn about and play with numbers, shapes, plants, animals, people and their world. Dr. Debora L. Escalante teaches Arts Integration Methods for Elementary Education majors at UVU, and designed and delivered arts professional development courses for three years as Director of Research and Evaluation for the BYU A.R.T.S. Partnership. Developmental Basics Child Development: Standard 2, Objective 1; Standard 4, Objective 2; Standard 5, Objectives 1, 2. This session will provide information on child development basics for cognitive and social/emotional development. We will cover developmental milestones as well as the process of development in early childhood. We will briefly cover strategies for supporting the development of young children. Crystal Emery is a child development professional with 18 years of experience working with young children. She is a certified early intervention specialist, a Certified PLAY Project Consultant, a certified RBI Trainer, an infant massage educator, and a Certified Coach for Early Childhood Professionals. Developmentally Appropriate Practice Early Childhood Education: Standard 4, Objectives 1, 2, 4; Child Development: Standard 5, Objectives 1,2 This presentation will cover how to plan lessons and activities for Early Childhood and Preschool age children. LaRayne Nielsen earned her Child Development Associate Credential, and later became a trainer for Care About Childcare at UVU, which allowed her to share her excitement about the childcare profession with other providers. Her educational background also includes an Associate of Science degree from Snow College in Ephraim, Utah, and a Bachelor of Science in Human Services degree from the University of Phoenix. Difficult Behaviors of Toddlers and Twos Child Development: Standard 6, Objective 1 Childhood Education: Standard 1, Objectives 1a, 1b; Standard 4, Objective 2 We will explore ways to help caregivers work with difficult behaviors of toddlers and twos, whether they are developmental behaviors or because of the environment. This class will provide information on topics such as biting, realistic expectations and lack of toys. Gina O’Driscoll received a Bachelor of Science degree in Family and Human Development. She has worked in private child care centers, Davis Head Start, Davis Early Head Start and Ogden/Weber Head Start. She has been working for Care About Childcare for 10 years, providing technical assistance to both center and family providers. Currently she is working with centers who provide care to infants, toddlers and twos. Crystal Knippers has worked at Care About Childcare for 13 years and previous to CAC she worked in private childcare. She received her Bachelors in Family and Human Development in 1997 and later graduated with a MFHD (Masters in Family and Human Development). Directors and ECE Teachers Working Together Early Childhood Education I & II: Standard 1, 2 A director of a licensed child care center, mixed with children and CDA bound high school students, and then adding an ECE teacher into the mix, creates a lot of people to balance. It is possible to do and it can work very well for all those involved. Terry Rawley has taught in the early childhood education field for past twenty-eight years and has held the title of Early Childhood Education Lab Director for the past fourteen. Terry ushered in the Child Development Associates Licensure in the Davis County School District five years ago when her first student received their CDA license. Early Childhood and Screen Time Early Childhood Education I & II: Standard 5, Objective 2 Childhood Development: Standard 4, Objective 2; Standard 5, Objectives 1 and 2 Learn how to embrace media and the digital world to best engage and educate today’s early learner. Explore early childhood digital media pedagogy and the impacts on the early childhood learning environment. Lisa Cohne has been working for the Utah Education Network for almost a decade as UEN’s Community Partnerships Manager. She is the project manager for the Preschool Pioneer Library, UEN’s Cheese Science project and television outreach. Fostering Emotional Regulation in Children Childhood Development: Standard 6, Objectives 1, 2 Early Childhood Development: Standard 4, Objectives 2, 3 For some children, learning to manage emotions is more difficult than learning to count or read. Learn how to help children manage strong emotions and express them appropriately, regulate their behavior, develop empathy for others, and establish and sustain positive relationships. Kelly Condie has a Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Development and is currently working on her Master’s degree in Early Childhood Studies. She is currently the preschool and youth program director at Neighborhood House in Salt Lake, a non-profit preschool and child care center. Roger Condie has a Master of Social Work and has been helping youth and adults reach their full potential for over ten years. Through parenting classes, special youth group classes, and individualized coaching, he helps people overcome obstacles in their lives, pursue their passions, and feel better about themselves. Fostering Independence in Adolescence Child Development: Standard 2; Standard 5, Objectives 1 & 2 Developmental milestones as well as the process of development in adolescence will be covered. Strategies for supporting the development of adolescents as they move toward independence will also be discussed. Crystal Emery is a child development professional with 18 years of experience working with young children. She is a certified in early intervention, PLAY Project Consultant, RBI Trainer, and a Certified Coach for Early Childhood Professionals. Fun and Stimulating Early Childhood Environments Early Childhood Education I & II: Standard 4, Objective 4 This class will share main considerations for setting up, rearranging and working in an Early Childhood classroom and/or caregiving setting for children from birth to five years of age. Standards of Quality presented will be from NAEYC and Early Childhood Environment and Infant/Toddler Environment Rating Scales (ECERS and ITERS). Participants will walk away with practical ideas that can be sued right away in their work places. Katie Ricord has a Master of Science in Child Development from the Erikson Institute in Chicago, Illinois, and a Bachelor of Science in Human Development & Family Studies from the University of Utah. She has been a teacher for Head Start, an Infant/Toddler Specialist, Early Head Start Director, and State Head Start Collaboration Office Director. She is currently the Executive Director of UAEYC and conducts ECERS and ITERS observations for the Care About Child Care program at Weber State University. Growing Up WILD Early Childhood Education I & II: Standard 5, Objective 2 Childhood Development: Standard 4, Objective 2; Standard 5, Objectives 1 and 2; Performance Objectives #4-6 During this session, a trained facilitator will introduce participants to various fun activities from the Project Learning Tree curriculum, and all participants will go home with skills to implement Environmental Education in their formal or non-formal classroom. In addition to Project Learning Tree, participants can purchase a Growing UP WILD Activity Guide designed especially for early childhood educators of children ages 3-7 and features 27 field-tested, hands-on, and nature based activities. The guide also includes outdoor exploration, scientific inquiry, art projects, music and movement, conservation activities, and reading and math connections. Growing UP WILD is an early childhood education program that builds on a child’s sense of wonder about nature and invites them to explore wildlife and the world around them. Note: Project Learning Tree and Growing UP WILD Activity Guides are $20 each and can be purchased by attendees in the vendor area following the session. Only participants attending the full workshop will have the opportunity to purchase these activity guides. More information about how to purchase activity guides will be given at the end of the workshop. Andree Walker Bravo is the director of the Utah Society for Environmental Education (USEE) and has over 15 years of experience in the Environmental Education field. She holds a Masters in Watershed Science from Utah State University and has taught courses for both formal and non-formal educators on topics such as oceanography, ecology, geology, watershed science, and more. Guidance of Children Early Childhood Education: Standard 4, Objectives 1, 2, 4 Child Development: Standard 5, Objectives 1, 2 This presentation will cover the differences between punishment and discipline, and cover several ways to promote positive behaviors in an Early Childhood / Preschool classroom. LaRayne Nielsen earned her Child Development Associate Credential in 2010, and later became a trainer for Care About Childcare at UVU. Her educational background also includes an Associate of Science degree from Snow College in Ephraim, Utah, and a Bachelor of Science in Human Services degree from the University of Phoenix. Helping Children learn to manage their own Behavior Childhood Development: Standard 6, Objectives 1, 2 Early Childhood Development: Standard 4, Objectives 2, 3 Teaching children self-management skills allows teachers to spend more time teaching and less time dealing with occurrences of challenging behavior. This course will provide teachers with five steps to helping children four and older manage their own behavior. Kelly Condie has a Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Development. She is currently the preschool and youth program director at Neighborhood House in Salt Lake, a non-profit preschool and child care center. Roger Condie has a Master of Social Work and has been helping youth and adults reach their full potential for over ten years. Through parenting classes, special youth group classes, and individualized coaching, he helps people overcome obstacles in their lives, pursue their passions, and feel better about themselves. Helping Students Prepare for CDA Early Childhood Education II: All Standards This presentation will share ideas from Layton High School’s experiences preparing, helping and turning out CDA students for the past four years. A panel of CDA certified students will also be a part of this presentation. Terry Rawley has taught in the early childhood education field for past twenty-eight years and has held the title of Early Childhood Education Lab Director for the past fourteen. Terry ushered in the Child Development Associates Licensure in the Davis County School District five years ago when her first student received their CDA license. Working alongside Weber State University CARE ABOUT CHILDCARE Program, she has been able to increase the number of students that receive their CDA by 80% How State Licensing Supports Child Care Programs Early Childhood Education I & II: Standard 1, Objective 2 We will review the different license types and discuss how to become licensed and some of the benefits of being licensed. Updates to the federal laws that may affect high school childcare programs will also be addressed. Joyce Hasting is currently employed as a Training Specialist for Utah Child Care Licensing Program. Joyce has worked for Utah State Licensing since 2006. Intense Individualized Positive Behavior Support Plan Childhood Development: Standard 6, Objectives 1, 2 Early Childhood Development: Standard 4, Objectives 2, 3 For the child who doesn’t seem to respond to typical approaches and has challenging behavior, an intense individualized positive behavior support plan may be needed. Learn the four steps to providing an individualized approach to developing effective interventions for children with severe challenging behavior. Kelly Condie has a Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Development. She is currently the preschool and youth program director at Neighborhood House in Salt Lake, a non-profit preschool and child care center. Roger Condie has a Master of Social Work and has been helping youth and adults reach their full potential for over ten years. Let’s Get Ready for Kindergarten Early Childhood Education I & II: Standard 5, Objective 2 Childhood Development: Standard 4, Objective 2; Standard 5, Objective 1 and 2; Performance Objectives #46 This presentation will share fun Early Childhood literacy activities that teachers can do with Preschoolers to ensure readiness for school. The ideas are appropriate for educators and families. Lynne Goodwin is the founding director of Treehouse Museum in Ogden and is an educator and artist. Let’s Play! Early Childhood Education I & II: Standard 5, Objective 2 Childhood Development: Standard 4, Objective 2; Standard 5, Objectives 1, 2; Performance Objectives #4-6 This session will cover the importance of play in a child’s development. We will discuss several types of play and strategize about ways to join in to a young child’s play to encourage their development. Crystal Emery is a child development professional with 18 years of experience working with young children. She is a certified early intervention specialist, a Certified PLAY Project Consultant, a certified RBI Trainer, an infant massage educator, and a Certified Coach for Early Childhood Professionals. Musical Instruments—Just noise, or so much more? Early Childhood Education I & II: Standard 5, Objective 2 Childhood Development: Standard 4, Objective 2; Standard 5, Objectives 1, 2; Performance Objectives #4-6 We will discuss the benefits of using musical instruments in the classroom. We will also explore ways to use instruments in the classroom. This hands-on workshop includes learning how to scaffold children's skills and development using musical instruments. Janet Wahlquist currently serves as the director of the Dolores Dore’ Eccles Center in Ogden, Utah. Ready for Reading Fun: Titles to Hook Readers at any Age Early Childhood Education I & II: Standard 5, Objective 2. Early readers? Chapter books? Middle grade? The explosion of children’s literature titles has given us more options than ever before for engaging young readers. Let’s explore some of the best titles at various reading levels and in a variety of genres, and learn how to pick the perfect book for any audience. Heather Price is the teacher librarian at Canyon View Junior High School in Alpine School District. She serves on BYU’s Books for Young Readers Symposium committee and teaches an elementary education children’s literature course through BYU Independent Study. Science Safari Early Childhood Education – Child Development: Standard 5, Objective 2. We will explore various areas of science as we take a look at developmentally appropriate activities for young learners. We will use hands-on strategies for small groups and whole groups, and discuss the topics of senses, weather, cause and effect, and our body. Ron Mohl brings over 16 years of experience in the education industry to his position of Lead Educational Presenter for Lakeshore Learning Materials. In this role, Ron has presented to school districts, public and private institutions, Head Start programs, and military bases across the country. By focusing on the importance of play in the learning process, Ron’s training helps educators enrich curricula related to language development, math, science, music and diversity. Seeing + Hearing + Doing = Learning Letters and ABC Early Childhood Education: Standard 5; Lab 2. The first hour of this class will provided additional information and activities used in conjunction with the Amazing Action Alphabet curriculum. Focusing on the letter names and sounds and incorporating thematic lesson plan ideas, i.e. centers, sensory, snack and literacy suggestions. The second hour will be exploring the Amazing Action Alphabet - Number Neighborhood curriculum. This is a hands-on approach to teaching number names and the value of each number and incorporating thematic lesson plan ideas, i.e. centers, sensory, snack and literacy suggestions. Information on creating a curriculum map for ECE 1B and ECE 2 Preschool/Child Care Labs will be present. As part of this limited space course you will be provided a suggested curriculum guide and 5 NEW Amazing Action Alphabet review games that are unpublished. Camille Hicks teaches Child Development, ECE Curriculum and Lab, and is director of the Silver Pups Preschool and Child Care Lab programs at Riverton High School. Esther Kehl is a former elementary teacher and reading specialist and spent 18 years creating and developing the Amazing Action Alphabet. Setting up a High School Lab Early Childhood Education: Standard 4, Objectives 1, 2, 4 Child Development: Standard 5, Objectives 1, 2 This presentation will cover how to set up an Early Childhood / Preschool lab environment for teaching and training of students in High School. LaRayne Nielsen earned her Child Development Associate Credential in 2010, and later became a trainer for Care About Childcare at UVU. Her educational background also includes an Associate of Science degree from Snow College in Ephraim, Utah, and a Bachelor of Science in Human Services degree from the University of Phoenix. The Care About Childcare Website Early Childhood Education II: All Standards The new Care About Childcare website is a great resource for early childhood providers and community partners. Come and learn how it can help you. Julia Mohr has worked in the Early Childhood field professionally for the past 30 years as a business owner, a trainer and an administrator. Utah’s Career Ladder Program: High School Skills Certification Early Childhood Education: Standard 1, Objectives 1, 2 Learn how High School students who have the High School Skills Certification parts A & B, and who start to work in a licensed Child Care facility, can receive a level on the career ladder toward Professional Development. Julia Mohr has worked in the Early Childhood field professionally for the past 30 years as a business owner, a trainer and an administrator. LaRayne Nielsen earned her Child Development Associate Credential in 2010, and later became a trainer for Care About Childcare at UVU, which allowed her to share her excitement about the childcare. Her educational background also includes an Associate of Science degree from Snow College in Ephraim, Utah, and a Bachelor of Science in Human Services degree from the University of Phoenix. Ways to Increase a Child’s Self Esteem Childhood Development: Standard 1, Objective 3; Standard 4, Objective 2; Standard 5, Objectives 1, 2 This presentation will cover some basic techniques caregivers can use to promote children’s self-esteem. Simon Bolivar serves as the State Child Care Licensing Administrator and has worked in the child care field for over 20 years. Simon is also one of the trainers for Care About Childcare What is DAP? (Developmentally Appropriate Practices) Early Childhood Education: Standard 4, Objectives 1, 2, 4 Child Development: Standard 5, Objectives 1, 2 What is DAP and how do we teach High School students how to implement DAP activities? We will discuss how important DAP is and how this impacts the CDA. Crystal Knippers has worked at Care About Childcare for 13 years and previous to CAC she worked in private childcare. She received her Bachelors in Family and Human Development in 1997 and later graduated with a MFHD (Masters in Family and Human Development). What is the CDA and what is the Benefit? Early Childhood Education I & II: Standard 1, Objective 2; Standard 2 This presentation will go over what the CDA is, how students and others can obtain the CDA, and what the benefits are of getting it. Crystal Knippers has worked at Care About Childcare for 13 years and previous to CAC she worked in private childcare. She received her Bachelors in Family and Human Development in 1997 and later graduated with a MFHD (Masters in Family and Human Development). Adult Roles-Financial Literacy ARR/ARFL Best Practices Shanna Omer will facilitate the sharing of new ideas on how to better teach your ARR-ARFL class. EdReady Utah: Accelerate your path to College and Career! Adult Roles and Financial Literacy: Standard - All Did you know that half of recent high school graduates are not ready for college math? EdReady Utah is a “free” personalized college math readiness system to help students avoid the time and cost of remedial courses. Students can use EdReady Utah to check mastery in a course of study, to get a personalized study path, to plan for college and career opportunities, and to prepare for commonly used placement and entrance exams, such as AccuPlacer and ACT. EdReady Utah focuses on: ACT Prep, Accuplacer Prep, College Math Readiness, Secondary Math I, II, and III. Let’s get ready for college and career with EdReady Utah! Pat Lambrose oversees the EdReady Utah College Math and Career Readiness program at the Utah Education Network. Pat worked as a Technology Facilitator for the Salt Lake City School District and retired in 2010. Pat received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Utah State University in Recreation & Leisure and Educational Studies Financial Literacy: Understanding the Changes Adult Roles and Financial Literacy: Standards - All Senate Bill 110, as enacted by the Utah Legislature in 2014, requires four major changes for General Financial Literacy: Standards, Assessment, Endorsement and Professional Development. Come learn the latest! Dawn Stevenson has been at the Utah State Office of Education (USOE) for nearly 17 years. Her current assignments include Career Awareness, Dropout Prevention, and General Financial Literacy. She has been a career long member of USCA, ASCA, UACTE and ACTE. She is a past President of USCA, and an ASCA National School Counseling Director/Coordinator of the Year. Callie Brewer has been a classroom Business teacher. She is the facilitator for the UEN course on FITC for GFL teachers. She is a trainer and consultant for General Financial Literacy. How to Avoid Falling for a Jerk/Jerkette Adult Roles/Teen Living: Standards 1,2,3,4. This healthy relationships curriculum is a fantastic resource for FACS teachers throughout the state with content specific to effective communication, conflict resolution, and commitment in dating relationships. “How to Avoid Falling for a Jerk/Jerkette” is not only pertinent and effective, but a fun, interactive and memorable experience for students. Natasha Dansie has been teaching healthy relationships curricula through Utah State University Extension for the past 3 years. Identity Theft— could it happen to me? Adult Roles Financial Literacy: Standard 3, Objective 2d. Are you, your child, or your student at risk for identity theft? According to the U.S. Postal Inspectors, “Identity theft is America’s fastest- growing crime. Last year alone, more than 9.9 million Americans were victims of identity theft, a crime that cost them roughly $5 billion”. Children and teens are 35% more likely to be targeted than adults. Learn about the various ways your identity can be compromised, ways your student can be affected new “Synthetic Identity Theft”, and ways to protect, prevent and recover from Identity Theft. Marilyn King Albertson is a Utah State University Associate Professor of Extension in Salt Lake County with emphasis in Family & Consumer Sciences and 4-H where she has worked for 30 years. She has a B.S and M.S. in Home Economics and Consumer Education from Brigham Young University. She has taught Home in Davis County Public Schools and at Brigham Young University part-time prior to her Extension career. Among her numerous responsibilities, She teaches money management and housing education to adults and youth, healthy marriages education for youth and adults through Utah Marriage Commission and Utah State University, as well conducts 4-H youth Financial Management and Babysitting Day Camps. She loves to travel, read, spend time with her family (especially her grandchildren) and enjoy nature. Life Skills for Foster Youth Adult Roles, FACS Exploration, Teen Living: ARR/ARFL Career Investigation This program was developed and designed to help youth aging out of the foster care system with classes that Extension teaches. The program is a 12 week program with basic life skill information. What can you do as a FACS teacher to help them make this transition easier? Chris Jensen has been employed with USU Extension in Emery County for 16 years. The Life Skills program just won an award from the National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (NEAFCS) for the Western Region. Ellen Serfustini has been employed by Utah State University for 17+ years and is a well-known and respected member of her community and faculty at USU Extension. She teaches classes in foods/nutrition, marriage relationships and many others. Learn-by-doing: Hands on Financial Literacy in the Classroom Adult Roles-Financial Literacy: Standards 1, 2, 3, 7, 8 Amanda and Margie, co-authors of the nationally recognized Discover 4-H & Fidelity Investments MONEY MENTORS Curriculum will present a workshop that will guide teachers through six interactive financial literacy lessons suited for students from middle school to high school. The learn-by-doing approach to this curriculum will change how financial literacy education is received in the classroom. This enables you to teach financial literacy regardless of your level of expertise! Don’t miss the ‘Scratch' game technology component, which can be used for exciting student challenge projects. Amanda Christensen is the USU Extension Faculty for FCS and 4-H Youth Development in Morgan County. She is passionate about teaching youth and adults about financial literacy. Margie Memmott is the USU Extension Faculty for FCS and 4-H in Juab County. Twenty three years later, she still loves teaching life skills to youth and adults alike. Marriage Survival Adult Roles: Standard 2, Objectives 1-3; Standard 3, Objectives 1-4. It’s a jungle out there! Come learn how to help your students navigate the “jungle” of relationships in this fun hands-on class. The Marriage Survival curriculum identifies key components of and helps individuals to build successful relationships. This session will discuss and highlight parts of the Marriage Survival curriculum that are applicable for teens now and that will help teens in future relationships such as building strong communication and understanding body cues, and building safe relationships. Additional activities and ideas will be shared specific to teenage dating. Naomi Brower is an Extension Associate Professor for Weber County. She has Masters of Family and Human Development and is a Certified Family Life Educator. Carolyn Washburn, Professor for Utah State University Extension teaches Family Consumer Sciences education in Washington County. Carolyn teaches nutrition, family relations, finance, preparedness, master preserve, and traditional FCS subjects of sewing, cooking and life skill classes. Darlene Christensen is an associate extension professor for Utah State University. She is located in Tooele County. She enjoys working with 4H youth on entrepreneurship planning and projects. Navigating the Maze of Lasting Relationships Adult Roles and Responsibilities: Standard 4, Objectives 1-5. This presentation will assist teens in navigating the fun and often confusing world of relationships while teaching self-awareness skills, communication and conflict skills, how to develop healthy relationships, and danger signs of unhealthy relationships. GaeLynn Peterson is currently a Utah State University Assistant Extension Professor with an emphasis on Strengthening Family and Home, Youth Development, and Health and Wellness. Responsible Parenting using Love and Logic Techniques ARR: Standard 7; ARFL: Standard 8 GaeLynn Peterson is currently a Utah State University Assistant Extension Professor with an emphasis on Strengthening Family and Home, Youth Development, and Health and Wellness. Resilience, Renewal, Hope: Suicide Prevention Best Practices Adult Roles /Teen Living/FACS Exploration: Suicide Course Content Current research support that a safe and positive school climate fostering communication, relationships and a sense of belonging improves academic performance, reduces risk factors and minimizes problem behaviors. In 2013, suicide was the number one leading cause of death for Utah youths ages 10-17. This session will explore best practices for addressing suicide prevention in the classroom to instill resilience, renewal and hope in our students. Cathy Davis is currently assigned to USOE as the Suicide Prevention Education Specialist. She received her B.S. degree in Biology Composite Teaching from BYU and her M.Ed. in Educational Counseling from the University of Phoenix and is certified with the American Association for Suicidology as a school suicide prevention specialist. TEEN LIVING – FACS EXPLORATION Build your program with FACS Exploration FACS Exploration: Standard Integrated Curriculum Give your 8th Graders a fun taste of Family and Consumer Science and lay a foundation for future classes filled with fantastic FACS students prepared for the following years. Laycee Johnson has been teaching FACS in Washington County for the past 17 years. She has taught both at the middle and high school levels. Kelli Bringhurst teaches Family and Consumer Science in Washington County, and believes in the importance of each student gaining FACS Skills. FACS Exploration Best Practices Ann Sorensen will provide participants various ideas to best facilitate teaching their FACS Exploration classes. FACS Exploration Nutritional Science Updates FACS Exploration: Standard 5 As we change our Foods and Nutrition coursework and increase rigor in our nutritional science content, this class will show you how to prepare students for those higher level foods courses by incorporation more nutritional science concepts. We will also discuss the recent changes to the FACS Exploration Standard 5. Monica Milburn is a FACS Teacher at Canyon View Junior High. She has a passion for teaching nutrition and helping students to apply knowledge in real live. From Awkward to Amazing Teen Living: Standard 1, Objective 2; Standard 4, Objective 6 Have you ever wondered how to talk about certain subjects without making it awkward for the students or you? Come learn some great hands-on activities that will help you address critical topics without all the awkwardness. It actually changes the mindset from awkward to amazing! Get ideas for uncontrolled emotions, pornography, role models, physical intimacy, and more. Lenora Reid graduated from Provo High School, Brigham Young University with a BS in Family and Consumer Sciences Education and Walden University with a Masters of Education in Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment. Fast and Easy Financial Free Enterprise in FACS Exploration FACS Exploration: Standard 6, Objective 2 Quick and easy ways to let students experience hands-on activities in the Free Enterprise Unit. From creating a clothing company, to letting students host a Food Truck Round-up. Let students experience and create with these FACS Exploration ideas. Ashley Asay is a graduate of Brigham Young University in Family and Consumer Science Education. She has been teaching for two years at Orem Junior High. She has a passion for sewing, laughing, and loves peanut butter shakes. Bonny Groneman teaches at Mapleton Junior High. Her favorite things in life are her family and sewing. Introduction to FACS Exploration A FACS Exploration: Overview, scope sequence assignments This course aims to aid FACS Exploration teachers by sharing Christine’s schedule, assignments and projects so you don’t have to “reinvent the wheel” in planning your curriculum. Christine Hodgson, a graduate of Brigham Young University-Provo, has been teaching at North Davis Junior High in Clearfield, Utah for three years. Overcoming Obstacles Teen Living: Standard 1, Objective 1 How do you handle your challenges? Johnathan was born with cerebral palsy and shares his experiences of turning his disability into the strongest asset in his life. He teaches how to find what makes an individual great and use it to benefit others. Johnathan Aubrey as born with cerebral palsy which he considers a strength, not a weakness. He grew up in Utah, graduated from Weber State University and enjoys serving others as a real estate agent. Tamara’s Tips for FACS Exploration B FACS Exploration B: Standards 1, 3, 5 Come experience new ways to teach FACS Exploration B. Foods and Nutrition concepts and teaching techniques will be explored. A relationship project that incorporates technology will have your students engaged. Tamara Marcroft teaches with enthusiasm and passion for the FACS content. She teaches at Vista Heights Junior High in Saratoga Springs, Utah. Teen Living Best Practices Melodie Garcia will provide participants various ideas to best facilitate teaching their Teen Living classes. Teen Roles and Responsibilities Tips Teen Living: Standard 4 This workshop will discuss some of the updates and changes to the Teen Living Course. Resources, lesson plans, presentations, and a wealth of other tips will be shared. If you teach this course, you will want to be at this presentation. Shelli Barnum and Laura Schiers both teach middle school in Washington County. They love what they teach and are happy to share their learning experiences. Timeless Flannel Board Stories Early Childhood Education: Standard 5, Objective 2; Performance Objective 5, 6 FACS Exploration: Standard 3, Objective 2, 4 Timeless stories provide awesome entertainment while developing cognitive, motor and social skills. Come and make a collection of Classic Flannel Board Stories, which live inside their display box! Learn how these stories importance of play in human development and in our preschool labs. Mitzi Jones has held various educational positions over the past 20 years. She currently lives in St. George and works at Fossil Ridge Intermediate School. The Fabulous Five: Projects for your FACS Exploration Class FACS Exploration: Standard 4 In this presentation Holly will share her Fabulous Five projects that she uses in her FACS Exploration A curriculum. These sewing projects are simple enough for 7th and 8th grade students to complete and teaches them all the important things they need to know about patterns. She will also discuss her preparation projects that get them ready to use a pattern. Holly Hutchings has been teaching for the past nineteen years. Sewing has been her greatest passion and she is excited to share these ideas for your classes. Understanding and Loving Me, Myself and I Teen Living: Standard 1, Objective 1B. This class will focus on helping students to understand and develop self-esteem, self-concept and personality development through a discussion and demonstration of different class activities and assignments that can be used in the classroom. Erin Williams has taught FACS for five years at the Junior High level. She loves all things FACS related and loves teaching others necessary life skills. She is a wife and mother of one son but considers her students to be her “kids” as well. FCCLA HOUR FCCLA Advisors-March to March-How to Calendar a Great Year Come get some great ideas for how to schedule events and activities during the year to have a successful FCCLA chapter. Take away some new ideas for helping chapter officers work together. Christine Heslop is the Assistant State Officer Advisor for FCCLA and has been a FACS teacher for 15 years. FCCLA Display An FCCLA Display Board is one of the first items evaluators see when FCCLA Star Event competitors walk into the room. Does it meet all of the qualifications? Is it complete? Has the evaluation rubric been followed exactly? Come and make a mini tri-fold to use as a visual for your FCCLA Club. Lois Nielsen has been a FACS teacher for 19 years and is an FCCLA advisor at West Jordan High School. FCCLA Sponsorship Assistance in preparing you and your members on presenting to the businesses and centers of influence in your area for sponsorships and fundraising. Chelsy Judd is a past FCCLA Member, State Officer and National Officer. Licensed Insurance Agent - Manages Farmers Insurance Agency with 8,100 policies and 12 Employees. Business Management Degree from Westminster College. Past Board Member of March of Dimes "Signature Chefs Gala". Family Life: Married with a 5 Year Old Son and 2 Year Old Daughter. Get Me through the Meeting on Time Learn how to use Parliamentary Procedure in your Chapter Officer and Member Meetings. Come watch a Parliamentary Procedure Team as they prepare for National Competitions. They will show how a chapter officer or chapter meeting should look to make sure that all are included and that business is discussed and resolved before adjourning. Susan Smith has been an FCCLA Advisor for 26 years and has been teaching FACS in the Tooele School District. How to prepare your Middle School students to be involved in FCCLA Activities, projects and ideas will be shared to introduce, promote and publicize FCCLA at the Middle School level. Natalie Hancock, Karma Bateman, Shauna Young, Emily Housley, Kara Black. Mt. Jordan Middle FACS teacher & Jordan High FCCLA Advisors. We teach together. We help run FCCLA together. We love teaching FACS and incorporating FCCLA into our curriculum at Jordan High School. We have combined total of 53 years of teaching and 45 years doing FCCLA. Marketing FCCLA How to market your FCCLA chapter, increase membership, increase local area involvement, and increase media relationship. Learn marketing strategies to expand your FCCLA network. Susan Heller is an FCCLA Adviser/FACS teacher at Helper Junior High in Carbon School District. Her students have gone to FCCLA nationals many times. Sandy Kezerian is the FCCLA Advisor and FACS teacher at Orem High in Alpine School District. Not an Advisor? Ways to support, integrate, and promote FCCLA in your classrooms. Whether you are at a junior high that doesn’t allow CTSO participation, or just aren’t an adviser, you can still support FCCLA in your classrooms. Come get some great ideas for how to support, integrate, and promote FCCLA at your school. Janae Hudman, Janae has been a FACS teacher at Ogden High School for 13 years. She also taught at Job Corps for 5 years. Though she is not the FCCLA Advisor at Ogden, she supports the FCCLA program by assisting them in activities and fundraising. Gaylene Greenwood, Gaylene has been teaching at Roy High for 19 years. She has worked closely with the FCCLA State and Region organizations for about 10 years. She loves attending Nationals with her students and bringing back what she learns to the classroom. STAR Event Project Showcase in FCCLA Help your students perfect their STAR Event Presentation. This is a showcase of the students and their projects that are going to Nationals in Washington DC in July. Charleen Crawford has taught FACS and FCCLA at Box Elder High School in Brigham City. She is currently the FCCLA State Administrative Assistant. STAR Events in Junior High Classes How do you make Standard 1 and 5 more meaningful in FACS Exploration? Come see a few different student presentations of students utilizing FCCLA STAR Events in the FACS Exploration curriculum, as well as rubrics and activity ideas for this standard. See how incorporating more communication skills through FCCLA will help your students thrive in their family life. Monica Milburn teaches at Canyon View Junior High in Orem, UT. She is very passionate about FCCLA, FACS and helping students apply their FACS knowledge to their personal lives. Cherie Powell, Crizna Tapia and Caroline Clark are Student Assistants. General \ Teaching in the FACS Classroom A Little Bit can go a Long Way Classroom Management: All Standards Funding can be a concern in our profession. How do we make the most of supplies, especially when our funds our limited? Learn how to create a meaningful learning environment, with limited funding. Kate King received a B.S. in Family and Consumer Science Education at BYU-Idaho. She taught for seven years at Summit Academy in Draper, Utah and currently teaches at South Jordan Middle School in South Jordan, Utah. A Master’s Degree for Masterful Teachers Teacher Professional Development Further your education, increase your earning potential, and improve your teaching! Utah State University has two graduate degree options, the online CTE M.Ed. degree and an MS degree (thesis option). Both programs are designed for people who are employed and want to further their education. The degree is designed for completion within a two-year time frame. Julie Wheeler teaches FCS Education at Utah State University. She has been active in curriculum development and teacher development for the past 30 years. She has worked in the graduate program for the past 22 years. CTE Skill Certificate Program Update This session will include the latest information about the Utah CTE Skill Certificate Program. Greg Richens is the CTE Skill Certificate Program Specialist for USOE. Edson Barton is the founder and CEO of Precision Exams. First Year Teachers’ Party 1st Year FACS teachers (members of the New FACS Teacher Cohort) are invited to a party to celebrate completing their first year of teaching! This will be a celebration of strife and success as well as a planning / goal setting meeting for a second year of teaching FACS! Marcy Morgan joined the faculty at BYU after teaching in the Jordan School District for five years. She is known for her curricular innovations and creative teaching style in the FACS arena. She has received awards for her innovation. She supervises student teachers and conducts student teaching seminars. How do you eat an Elephant? One bite at a Time. Teacher Professional Development Have you always wanted to get a FACS Master’s degree but didn’t think you had time? The Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance (GPIDEA) offers an online FACS Master’s degree option for FACS teachers. Presenters will share practical, relevant and user-friendly tips on time management skills and being a successful online student. Extra seasoning will include information about the GP IDEA FACS Master’s degree program and partnering institutions. Dr. Roxie Godfrey is an Assistant Professor in the Family and Consumer Sciences Education program at Texas Tech University. Texas Tech is a partner in the Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance (GPIDEA). She has 20 years teaching experience at the secondary level and seven years teaching online/hybrid courses at the collegiate level. Dr. Karen Alexander is the Program Director for the Family and Consumer Sciences Education Program at Texas Tech University. Texas Tech is a partner in the GPIDEA. She has 22 years of teaching experience, 18 of those as a teacher educator. Teaching Strategies to move FACS Forward Teaching Techniques: Standards all Need new and innovative strategies for teaching? This presentation will inspire you so that you can inspire your students—and Move FACS Forward! Lindsey Shirley is an Associate Professor at Utah State University, where she is innovating, justifying and taking the lead for FACS programs. TECHNOLOGY IN THE CLASSROOM Adobe Voice Learn how to use the application Adobe Voice with your classroom set of iPads as an engaging way for students to demonstrate their learning, to present reports, and to create new opportunities for learning. Adobe Voice is a quick and intuitive program that can be introduced to students in a very short amount of time and will make their presentations much more engaging. If you love quick and meaningful activities, this session is for you. Bring your own iPad with Adobe Voices app installed. Karma Bateman is a Family and Consumer Science teacher at Jordan High who also teaches Digital Media. All about CORE UTIPS Were you told CORE UTIPS would be no longer available? This is completely false. Come and learn how CORE UTIPS can help your formative and summative assessment needs. Learn how to align each question to the appropriate standard. Also, learn how to take advantage of the FACS item pool available for all teachers throughout the state. Kim Rathke is the Formative Assessment Specialist for the Utah State Office of Education. Animated Video Creation Video creation is a great way to engage students and allow them to show what they have learned. I have found that many of my students dislike actually being in the video but still enjoy creating them. We will explore a few options for video projects in the classroom but focus on creating animated videos using Powtoon.com. We will also discuss how to set guidelines to make grading easier. Katie Petty has a Master of Education Degree in Curriculum and Instructional Technology. She teaches ProStart, Financial Literacy, Foods I, and Interior Design at Brighton High School. Blend your Classroom with Canvas A blended class incorporated technology into your classroom to enhance discussions, learning, assessment, and homework. Come learn the basics to using Canvas and how to blend your class. Maria Jones is a former FACS teacher and current Education Technology Specialist who loves teaching, learning and technology. Blended Learning with Adobe Connect Adobe Connect is a web-based conferencing application that is available through my.uen to all Utah Public K12 educators. In this session learn about Adobe Connect and how to use it in your blended classroom. We will also discuss pods, layouts, recordings, breakouts and video. Rob Bentley has a Bachelor’s degree in Spanish education with an English minor. He also holds a Masters in Instructional Design and Educational Technology from the University of Utah and specializes in multimedia projects and resources for the classroom. Build an amazing Classroom Website This class will give you basic instruction to help you get your “Weebly” website started, as well as give hands on instruction to get started on your own website. If you attended the class mid-winter, you can come and continue to build your web skills, or if it is your first time, you can come and learn how to get started. This course is intended to be Hands-On for whatever level you need. Holly Hutchings has been teaching FACS Education for 19 years at both the Middle School and High School levels. Google Drive Advanced In this session we will explore in-depth what Google Drive has to offer and how add-ins can enhance your documents. Rob Bentley has a Bachelor’s degree in Spanish education with an English minor. He also holds a Masters in Instructional Design and Educational Technology from the University of Utah and specializes in multimedia projects and resources for the classroom. UEN Presenter Google Drive for Beginners Learn all about Google’s cloud-based service for document creation and collaboration including word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, calendars and forms. Rob Bentley has a Bachelor’s degree in Spanish education with an English minor. He also holds a Masters in Instructional Design and Educational Technology from the University of Utah and specializes in multimedia projects and resources for the classroom. UEN Presenter Just say “No” to PowerPoint Tired of your students presenting information with boring PowerPoints? Want to try something new to engage your students? Try a new presentation tool like Prezi, Emaze, Blendspace, Haiku Deck and more to create dynamic presentations. Maria Jones is a former FACS teacher and current Education Technology Specialist who loves teaching, learning and technology. More Technology for FACS Classrooms Students in today's world live by technology. Why not engage your students more by using simple technology in FACS classes? This presentation will teach a variety of tech tools that FACS teachers can use every day in their classrooms. You will see examples and practice how to use these tools. You will learn newer tech tools than those shown in previous presentations including “Socrative,” “Weebly,” “Quizlet,” “GoAnimate,” and infographics. Challenge yourself to integrate one new technology into your FACS classroom. The ways to use technology are unlimited. Carrie Jones graduated from BYU in Family and Consumer Sciences Education and has taught FACS subjects at Mountain Heights Academy, an online charter school, for the past three years. Nearpod: Making note-taking fun! Nearpod is a website and application that allows you to embed interactive activities into the PowerPoint presentations you already have set up for your classes. It makes the process of note-taking more enjoyable for students. The activities in Nearpod immediately show you what students understand and where they need more clarification. Nearpod works on a variety of devices so students can use their own device if your classroom does not have iPads or computers to use during lessons. In this session, you will have the opportunity to use Nearpod as a student and then create your own interactive lesson. Katie Petty has a Master of Education Degree in Curriculum and Instructional Technology. She teaches ProStart, Financial Literacy, Foods I, and Interior Design at Brighton High School. Smart Devices in the Classroom Cell phones and electronic devices are one of the biggest distractions in the classroom these days. Learn how to incorporate them in the classroom in a positive and educational way. Kate King was grew up in St. Louis and Kansas City. She received a B.S. in Family and Consumer Science Education at BYU-Idaho. She taught for seven years at Summit Academy in Draper, Utah. She currently teaches at South Jordan Middle School in South Jordan, Utah. Student Response Systems Clicker systems are popular, but expensive, tools for encouraging all students to engage with classroom content. Recently several excellent and free clicker alternatives have been developed and made available online. In this session we’ll take a look at the best of the available student response systems and discuss best practices for integrating them in your classroom. Rob Bentley has a Bachelor’s degree in Spanish education with an English minor. He also holds a Masters in Instructional Design and Educational Technology from the University of Utah and specializes in multimedia projects and resources for the classroom. Using “Ted Talks” in your Classroom This is a discussion of the use of “Ted Talks” in the classroom and where to locate them. I will Demo one that I use in my classroom called “Lollipop Moments.” We use Ted Talks to teach Civility in the classroom and talk about Leadership. Patricia Baskin has been a teacher for over 35 years and has taught most subjects connected to FACS. As well as developing many course, she has served on Course development committees. Wearable Electronics Tomorrow’s textiles will be interactive and “smart” using technologies such as “LilyPad,” “Arduino”, and conductive thread. Learn the basics of how they are being used in clothing today and how you can implement this innovative technology in your classroom. John Teusher has been teaching at Ogden Preparatory Academy for 9 years. His classes include Exploring Technology, Robotics, FCCLA, and the whole CTE Intro curriculum. TOURS Tour of new Science Building at BYU Interior Design: Standard 5, Objective 1 Come visit with BYU’s resident interior designer as she talks and walks us through the process of creating the environment for the new science building at BYU. There will be a fair amount of walking to and from the building located on the southeast corner of campus. Catherine Strange is an interior designer for Brigham Young University. Tour of Skyroom and Fine Dining Facilities at BYU Food and Nutrition Standard: ProStart, Standard 9, Objective 11 Tour the facilities and meet the chef of BYU Catering and Fine Dining. Corey Lewis is the head of Catering and Fine Dining at BYU. Tour of Japanese Art Deco at BYU Museum of Art Fashion Strategies: Standard 1, Objective3. Walk over to the Museum of Art and have a museum docent explain the current exhibit containing Japanese fabric, graphic art, kimonos and more. Erin Kolu is the tour coordinator at the Brigham Young University Museum of Art. Tour of Textile Business in Historic Provo Home Designer Sewing: Standard 1, Objective 1. Interior Design II This tour will take us on a van ride to an historic pioneer home that is on the national historical home registry at 315 East Center Street where Laura Harmon has created a business from her love of textiles and needle arts. Come learn and ask questions about how she did it and tour one of the first homes built in Provo outside of Fort Provo in pioneer times. George A. Smith had this home built for his wife Hannah in 1878. LIMITED SPACE Laura Harmon owns and operates an independent fabric and need arts business in an historic old pioneer home. Tour of UVU Early Childhood Education and Mountainland Head Start Early Childhood Education: Standard 1, Objective 1. Take a van to Orem Elementary School to see the preschool room and talk to Dr. Genan Anderson about their partnership with the Alpine School District. Sonia Pineda, the director of Mountainland Head Start, will also meet us there to talk about her association with UVU in working with and hiring ECE students and graduates. LIMITED SPACE Genan Anderson, Ph.D., is a professor of Elementary Education at Utah Valley University. Sonia Pineda has a bachelor’s degree in Family and Consumer Science and an M.B.A. She has worked in Arizona schools, Salt Lake School District, and with the Utah State Office of Education. She is currently the Director of Mountainland Head Start.
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