- State declares test results for schools invalid (10/4/17)2
- College algebra to be removed from Southeast required curriculum (10/10/17)1
- Child-custody advocate: State law needs fix to provide parents with more equal custody (10/12/17)
- Past Rowdy the Redhawk mascot's identity revealed (10/15/17)
- Cancer will 'change your life, but it doesn't have to rule it' (10/8/17)
- Sikeston singer moves on with 'The Voice' (10/16/17)
- Police chief, council: Cape Girardeau faces growing gun violence (10/17/17)4
- Developer asks court to OK tax district board for improvements near Hobby Lobby (10/17/17)4
- Bills addressing equal child custody to be filed, legislators say (10/13/17)
- The last person to be laid to rest at Old Lorimier Cemetery: Mary Russell Fox (10/17/17)2
We Care for YOUth Conference
On May 21 and 22, a conference for childcare providers, foster parents, parents, and anyone else who works with children will be held at Dempster Hall on the university campus. The conference will be held from 12:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, then start up again Saturday morning at 9:00 a.m. and continue until 5:45 p.m.
There are 3-4 choices of classes in each two-hour time slot. Topics include: Relationships are Key to Success, the Hidden Challenges of Explosive Children, Understanding Autism, Sit Still, Pay Attention, Look at Me, Emergency Preparedness, Internet Safety, Helping Those Who Hurt, How to Keep it Together, Issues in Sexual Abuse, and many more.
There is no charge for attending the conference, but pre-registration is advised. You may get a registration form from anyone at the agencies listed below.
The conference is a joint effort of the University Child Development Center--Sikeston, the Missouri Children's Division, EDUCARE, Community Caring Council, EMAA Head Start, Lutheran Family and Children's Services, Missouri Mentoring Partnership, New Vision Counseling, Southeast Missouri State University, Success by Six, THRIVE, and the University of Missouri Extension.