FEBRUARY 21 27th Annual EWAEYC ‘Gift of Childhood’ Conference Keynote and workshop at the Eastern Washington Association Education of the Young Child, Spokane Community College, Spokane, Wash.

FEBRUARY 28 Florida Orchestra Guild/Tampa Inc. Children’s concert for the Florida Orchestra Guild at the Carrollwood Cultural Center in Tampa, Fla.

MARCH 14 VAECE 53rd Annual ‘Changing the World, One Child at a Time’ Conference Keynote address to the Virginia Association for Early Childhood Education in Richmond, Va.

APRIL 24 Murray State University All-day workshop at the Lake Barley State Resort in Cadiz, Ky., for Murray State University. APRIL 20-23, 2009 Pre-K Teachers and Administrators Awareness Workshops sponsored by the Wright Group/McGraw-Hill in Marietta, Stone Mountain and Stockbridge, Ga.

APRIL 25 NJAEYC – Shore Chapter Conference Keynote and workshop at the New Jersey Association for the Education of Young Children – Shore Chapter held at Brookdale Community College in Lincroft, N.J.

APRIL 27-30 Pre-K Teachers and Administrators Awareness Workshops sponsored by the Wright Group/McGraw-Hill in Savannah, Augusta, Warner Robins and Albany, Ga.

MAY 14 Randolph County Partnership for Children Speaker for the partnership’s dinner in Asheboro, N.C.

JUNE 14-17 18th National Institute for Early Childhood Professional Development Workshop at the National Association for the Education of Young Children’s conference “Play: Where Learning Begins” in Charlotte, N.C.

JUNE 15 23rd Annual Early Childhood Institute Keynote, music and a special message at the conference sponsored by the Kentucky Early Childhood Regional Training Centers, Kentucky Department of Education – Division of Early Childhood and Kentucky Even Start, Kentucky School Boards Association, Kentucky Institute for Family Literacy and Kentucky Division of Child Care; and held at the Gait House Hotel in Louisville, Ky.

AUGUST 5 Annual Title I Para-educators Academy Keynote speaker at the event sponsored by Norfolk Public Schools in Norfolk, Va.

AUGUST 2009 Cumberland Community Action Program Head Start Keynote speaker at the event held in Fayetteville, N.C.

AUGUST 12 Pre-K Teacher Training Half-day workshop sponsored by Forsyth County More and Four, Smart Start and Head Start in Winston-Salem, N.C.

SEPTEMBER 3-4 OACAC Head Start – Early Childhood Education Training Series Keynote, workshop and evening community children’s concert in Springfield, Mo., and sponsored by Ozark Area Community Action. Also a workshop for in-service staff training in West Plains, Mo.

NOVEMBER 24 Interfaith Thanksgiving Service Dr. Thomas Moore again conducted the volunteer choir at the Charlotte community’s Interfaith Thanksgiving service, held this year at Temple Israel. View more photos from the service here.

DECEMBER 3 Christ Church Episcopal Preschool Children’s program at the Greenville, S.C., school.

DECEMBER 3-4 A Child’s Haven Learning experience with the children and staff in Greenville, S.C., then a holiday benefit breakfast.