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2021 ASK Virtual Conference

February 20, 2021 @ 8:30 am February 25, 2021 @ 8:30 pm

The A.S.K. (Advancing Skills & Knowledge) Conference is going virtual in 2021 with a week of online learning for early care and school-age education professionals! From Saturday, February 20 through Thursday, February 25, choose what sessions you’d like to attend, but registration will cover the conference in full. Early bird registration is $27.00 per attendee and ends January 5, 2021. After that, registration will cost $35.00 per attendee and closes on February 1, 2021. View the agenda and features of the 2021 ASK Conference below or read all of the conference workshop descriptions here.

ASK Conference Agenda

Saturday, February 20, 2021

Session I: 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Session II: 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Keynote Session: 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Monday, February 22, 2021

Lunch & Learn: 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Evening Sessions: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Lunch & Learn: 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Evening Sessions: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Lunch & Learn: 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Evening Sessions: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Thursday, February 25, 2021

Evening Sessions: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

“This conference keeps getting better.  I’ve been attending for 15+ years, since it was ‘Day for Day Care’ on the UNC campus.”

— 2019 ASK Conference Attendee

Featured Presentations

Keynote Session

Foundations for Life: Being Emotionally Responsive for Young Children

Presented by Ron Mohl

Saturday, February 20
Keynote Session
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

How to Crack a Walnut

Presented by Erica Berry

Saturday, February 20
Session I
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

I Can See it So I Can Do it: Using Visuals to Promote School Success

Presented by Kim Hughes

Monday, February 22
Evening Sessions
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Being a Partner in Play

Presented by Ron Mohl

Tuesday, February 23
Evening Sessions
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Implicit Bias: What Educators Need to Know

Presented by Rhodus Riggins, Jr.

Thursday, February 25
Evening Sessions
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Registration covers the whole conference from Saturday, February 20, 2021, to Thursday, February 25, 2021.

Early Bird registration (ending January 5, 2021): $27.00

Regular registration (ending February 1, 2021): $35.00

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