Child Care Conference

News Release

Mary Loftis

UNL Extension Assistant

September 25, 2013


Child Care Conference

Registrations are now being taken for the annual Fremont Child Care Conference in Fremont, Nebraska.  The theme this year is “Lighting the Spark for Hope in Child Care:  Strategies for Success for Child Care Educators.”

Louann Pepper of the Applebaum Institute will motivate you and your team for a fun day of learning together. Louann is full of energy and has a really fun motivational personality. In addition to her degree she has over 15 years of very successful teaching experience working with children of all ages.  Louann understands what child care providers need to foster a child’s successful development.  She knows what tips and tricks make teaching easier and she shares information, strategies, and solutions along with personal stories of children she has taught.  She will touch your life and inspire you to go to work more excited and filled with strategies to make your job easier and better.  You will enjoy her sincerity, enthusiasm, humor, and knowledge.  You will leave the workshop armed with information to use the very next day.

The Applebaum Training Institute is the largest training organization in the United States for those who teach children.  Established in 1989, the Applebaum training Institute has trained hundreds of thousands of individuals throughout the United States and Canada, as well as in other countries of the world   Children are the future of the world.  Their mission is to ensure that those who care for children are knowledgeable in techniques to guide children to be all they can be.  Their seminars are exciting, informative, and motivating.  They cover topics that relate to children and building a brighter future for them through you.

The child care conference will be held Saturday, October 12 in the Fremont Public Schools Administration Building at 130 East 9th Street Fremont, Nebraska.  The fun starts at 8:00 am and lasts until 3:00 pm.  Each participant will receive 6 hours of continuing education for the $25 registration fee which includes lunch and make & takes.

Conference highlights include:

  • Clap, Tap Rap & Wave a hat – Fun Songs and Finger Plays that Teach
  • Say Less and Get More “COOPERATION!”
  • 10 Things Every Child Care Worker Needs to Know: Treasure Trove of Secrets
  • Sing, Dance, & Play Problems Away
  • FUN Must-Knows for Curriculum Success
  • “Sense-ational” Curriculum  Ideas

Registrations are being taken NOW.  For a program flier you can call the Dodge County Extension Office at 402-727-2775 or visit their website at:


Mary Loftis

Mary Loftis

Mary Loftis,

Extension Assistant
UNL Extension – Burt County
111 North 13th Street, Suite 6
Tekamah, NE 68061
Phone: (402) 374-2929

Fax: (402) 374-2930



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