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March 15, 2019

The Emotional Archaeology of Early Care and Education

Friday, 8:00 am to 3:30 pm $70

Shady Lane School and The University of Pittsburgh School of Education Applied Developmental Psychology present “The Emotional Archaeology of Early Care and Education”; a symposium to encourage educators to “Dig Deeper” in making sense of children’s behaviors in the context of current culture, values, and accepted care and education practices. The event will be hosted on March 15, 2019, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the University of Pittsburgh University Club. Attendees must register.

6 PQAS Hours, 3 ACT 48 Hours.


In addition to a luncheon, the event will feature the following presentations:

  • The Emotional Archaeologist: Unearthing Children’s Behaviors | Ernie Dettore, Ph.D.
  • How Experiences Shape Brain Development | Judy L. Cameron, Ph.D.
  • Tunneling into Attachment Theory and Bullying | Linda Ehrlich, ME.D and Karen VanderVen, Ph.D.
  • Excavating the Meaning of Behaviors | Kara McGoey, Ph.D.; Greg DelDuca, MA; Becky Flaherty, M.S.
  • Digging into Diversity | Barbara Johnson, ME.D; Polly Lipkind, B.A.; Ali Hoefnagel; Jennifer Teppe, Ph.D.

Special Accommodations

If you require an accommodation to participate in this event, please contact Polly Lipkind at 412.243.4040 or plipkind@shadylane.org by March 8, 2019.


For any questions, please contact bflaherty@shadylane.org.

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University of Pittsburgh – University Club
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Pittsburgh, PA 15260 United States
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