JANUARY 26 Southern Conference On Children Keynote and workshop at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Ga.

FEBRUARY 16 Joan Prouty Young Child Annual Winter Conference – Sam Houston State University Huntsville, Texas Keynote and Workshop

MARCH 1 Greenville County Child Care Association Conference Greenville, South Carolina Keynote and Workshop Sponsored by Greenville County Child Care Association

MARCH 7-8 35th Annual Missouri Conference on the Young Years Osage Beach, Missouri Keynote Sponsored by Missouri Department of Elementary & Secondary Education – Early Childhood Section

MARCH 13-14 GOPB, Inc. (Greater Opportunities of the Permian Basin, Inc.) Project Head Start’s 15th Annual Staff recognition Training Conference Odessa, Texas Keynote and Workshop

MARCH 25-26 NBCDI (National Black Child Development Institute) Program / Workshop – Tennessee State University Nashville, Tennessee Keynote and Workshop Sponsored by NBCDI

APRIL 13-14 20th Annual HIPPY (Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters) National Conference St. Petersburg, Florida Keynote and Workshop Sponsored by Florida HIPPY

JUNE 8-11 NAEYC 17th National Institute for Early Childhood Professional Develpment New Orleans, Louisiana Workshop and Celebrant Sponsored by National Association for the Education of Young Children

JULY 11 Texas Baptist Church Weekday Education Association Annual Training Conference “Reach for the Goal” – Baylor University Waco, Texas Keynote and Workshop

JULY 17 Family Enrichment Program Riverdale, Illinois Children’s Concert

AUGUST 6 Presbyterian Weekday Ministries Annual Conference – Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church Houston, Texas Keynote and Workshop

SEPTEMBER 11 PENDING (CANCELLED DUE TO HURRICANE) Lafayette Parish Parent Conference and Title I Parent Meeting Lafayette, Louisiana Keynote and Workshop

SEPTEMBER 25-26 “Excel By 5” School Kick Off Celebration Petal, Mississippi (3) Children’s Concerts Sponsored by: ChevronTexaco and the Phil Hardin Foundation of Meridian, Miss., Mississippi State University Early Childhood Initiative

OCTOBER 17 Greenhills Head Start Fall Training Conference Trenton, Missouri Keynote Sponsored by Greenhills Head Start

OCTOBER 18 40th Annual Crucial Early Years Institute St. Louis, Missouri Keynote and Workshop Sponsored by University of Missouri College of Education and Ferguson-Florissant School District

OCTOBER 27 Norfolk Public Schools Department of Compensatory Education Programs – Staff Development Day Keynote

NOVEMBER 5-8 NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children) Annual Conference – Dallas Convention Center Dallas, Texas -Thursday 11/6/08 at 2:00 Celebration Stage Performance -Friday, 11/07/08 from 10:00am-11:30am Workshop

NOVEMBER 12 Montgomery County Collaboration Council for Children, Youth and Families, Inc. – Annual Meeting Keynote and Workshop