Winter Conference

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The 9th NAREA Winter Conference – Seattle, Washington – March 22-24, 2018

Constructing a Culture of Shared Values for Children and Childhood: Honoring Diversity, Differences, and Democracy

Featuring:

Paola Cagliari
Paola Cagliari

Paola Cagliari is a pedagogista and director of Preschools and Infant-Toddler Centers, Istituzione of the Municipality of Reggio Emilia.

Ivana Soncini
Ivana Soncini

Ivana Soncini is a psychologist for Preschools and Infant-Toddler Centers, Istituzione of the Municipality of Reggio Emilia, working especially with children with special rights and a collaborator of Reggio Children.

Location:

Conference:

Seattle Central Library
Microsoft Auditorium
1000 4th Ave.
Seattle, WA 98104

Exhibit:

Hosted by Washington Collective for Children as Citizens, the exhibit will be located at One Convention Place and accompanied by a series of professional development initiatives.

Schedule

The program varies from conference to conference. Typical features might include: presentations and reflections by noted representatives from Reggio Emilia and/or North America, school visits, small group discussions, encounters with “The Wonder of Learning – The Hundred Languages of Children” exhibit, and local cultural experiences. Each day will begin at 9:00 am and conclude around 5:00 pm. A detailed schedule will go out to participants in a logistics email two weeks before the conference begins.

Lunch will be at the responsibility of the registrant. This change is reflected in the registration fee.

Registrations must be completed online. All fees are in U.S. dollars. Written request for refunds must be submitted by February 1st to lauren@reggioalliance.org. There will be a $50 processing fee. Registration will close on March 6, 2018.

Early Bird Rate
$475 (member) or $575 (non member)

After February 14, 2018:
$575 (member) or $675 (non member)

Lodging

Fairmont Olympic Hotel (4 minute walk from the venue)
411 University Street
Seattle Washington, United States 98101
A courtesy block of rooms is available at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel. Guests can make reservations by using the custom link: custom link at: https://aws.passkey.com/go/nareasummer2018  or by calling toll-free 1-800-821-8106 and referencing the NAREA Summer Conference 2018 room block. Rooms are currently available starting at the reduced rate of $299 (exclusive of tax) for our Deluxe Rooms.  Additional room types and rates are available and listed on Fairmont website: http://www.fairmont.com/seattle/

MayFlower Park Hotel 
(9 minute walk from the venue)
405 Olive Way
Seattle Washington, United States 98101
A courtesy block of rooms is also available at the Mayflower Park Hotel. Guests can make reservations by using the custom link: custom link at: https://reservations.travelclick.com/6628?groupID=2047749 or by calling toll-free 1-800-426-5100 and referencing the NAREA Summer Conference 2018 room block. Rooms are currently available starting at the reduced rate of $179 (exclusive of tax)

About the City

Seattle is an exciting urban city surrounded by unmatched natural beauty. There are unlimited opportunities to experience art, heritage, culture, and to sightsee while you’re in town. Step into a historic theater downtown to catch up-and-coming music acts as well as touring Broadway productions. Take in stunning views from vantages around town, including Kerry Park and the Seattle Great Wheel on the waterfront. Learn all about the region’s deep aviation roots among the vintage airplanes and spacecraft at the Museum of Flight. Feel the wind on your face as you cruise across Puget Sound on a Washington State Ferry. Or peer up at more than a thousand colorful glass discs suspended overhead in Chihuly Garden and Glass.

For more information about the city, see the Visit Seattle website.

For more information about NAREA conferences, please visit NAREA Conference FAQs.

For more information about the 2018 NAREA Winter Conference, please contact:

Lauren Lynn Curling
NAREA Administrative Coordinator
lauren@reggioalliance.org
770.552.0179 (p)

REGISTRATION HAS CLOSED AS WE HAVE REACHED THE CAPACITY OF THE SEATTLE CENTRAL LIBRARY AUDITORIUM.
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