August 21, 2021


The Early Learning Summit took place on Saturday, August 21st and was a conference for early childhood educators on Making This Your Best Back-to-School Yet. The live event may have ended, but you can still watch all the great expert sessions from the day right here! 

Expert speakers included:

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Beth Cannon
International Speaker and Author on Early Childhood Education

Why you should watch the recordings:

Learn from experts in the industry on key topics in Early Childhood Education

Qualify for special future discounts to HiMama’s products and services just for watching!

Access all the exhibitor booths, which have great information and tools to improve your center!

Beating Staff Burnout with Beth Cannon

This session is about how educators can be more thoughtful about their practies.

Learn about Canadian vaccine policies 

Using Technology for Parent Engagement panel discussion

How I Did This from your peers

Build your toolbox and learn ways to help children come back to their center.

Learn from amazing speakers, including:

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They hosted inspiring and educational talks on topics such as:

  • Breaking Staff Burnout by Beth Cannon
  • Active Learning Across the Curriculum by Rae Pica
  • Work Fewer Hours Without Sacrificing Your Growth Goals by Chanie Wilschanski
  • Strategies for Parent Engagement by Beth Ehlis
  • Using Technology for Parent Engagement industry panel discussion

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sessions and booths!

Conference Agenda

Saturday, August 21 2021 from 12-5pm ET

Check out the conference agenda to pick which recordings you want to watch first! You can check out all the speaker sessions but make sure you join us live next time for the great prizes and giveaways.

ScheduleSessionFeatured Speakers
12:00-1:00pmWelcome + Keynote: Breaking Staff BurnoutBeth Cannon
1:00-1:45pmSession 1: Active Learning Across the CurriculumRae Pica
2:00-2:45pmSession 2: Using Technology for Parent EngagementHosted by Anisha Angella
3:00-3:45pmSession 3: Work Fewer Hours Without Sacrificing Your Growth Goals: 3 Important Shifts To Your CalendarChanie Wilschanski
3:45-4:00pmYoga Break with HiMama – All Levels Welcome!Laura Mackinnon
4:00-4:45pmSession 4: Strategies for Building Parent EngagementBeth Ehlis
4:45-5:00pmClosing Remarks, Prize Giveaways, and Goodbyes!Ria Simon, HiMama

Beth Cannon

Beth is an international speaker, educator, and entrepreneur known for her passion for engaging leaders and inspiring teams. A sought-after speaker, coach, and consultant, Beth is the creator of a variety of training programs and has delivered thousands of transformational keynotes and workshops for conferences, retreats, and schools!

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Rae Pica

Rae has been an early childhood education consultant since 1980, and the author of 20 books, including the text Experiences in Movement and Music (in its 5th edition). Rae is a former adjunct instructor for the University of New Hampshire and is currently a blogger, online course creator, and popular keynote speaker.

Rae Pica
Award-winning Early Childhood Education Author

Chanie Wilschanski

Chanie is an Early Childhood Leadership Coach and CEO of Schools of Excellence where she has worked with hundreds of EC Directors and School Owners who are working to build a School of Excellence with higher staff retention, teacher motivation, parent partnership, and collaborative culture. Chanie has appeared on NBC News, FairyDust Teaching, Early Years TV, and more.

Chanie Wilschanski
Early Childhood Leadership Coach and CEO of Schools of Excellence

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Anisha Angella
Early Childhood Coach, Speaker, and Consultant

Beth Ehlis
President, FunShine Express

Meet the Speakers!

Anisha Angella

Anisha is a childcare coach, consultant and specialist and the owner of Anisha Angella Books and Consulting. She specializes in online workshops and courses, and works with early childhood entrepreneurs as coach, online facilitator and educator. Today, Anisha has over 15 years of experience in early childhood education.

Beth Ehlis

Beth is the founder and President of FunShine Express Early Learning Curricula and Assessment. When she started her business in 1995, her hope was to make life a little easier for preschool teachers with easy to use and appropriate curriculum. She holds a BS Degree in Business and a Master’s Degree in Education. Beth has experience as a Child Care Owner, Early Learning Curriculum Writer and Director, as a speaker at various national and regional conferences.

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