Early Education and Technology for Children (EETC)

Health and Safety in a Digital World


8:30AMWelcome
Dr. Benjamin HeustonPresident and CEO, Waterford Institute
9:00AMKeynote
American Academy of Pediatrics:
New Media and Young Children Statement
Dr. Corinn CrossExecutive Board Member of the AAP and Pediatrician at the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
9:45AMKeynote
Facilitated Panel Discussion
Dr. Chip DonohueDean of Distance Learning and Continuing Education and Director of Technology in Early Childhood Center, Erikson Institute
Susan FriedmanSenior Director, Content Strategy and Development, NAEYC
Dr. Benjamin HeustonPresident and CEO, Waterford Institute
Barbara SprungCo-Director, Educational Equity at FHI 360
10:45AMBreak
11:00AMKeynote
Looking Ahead: Protecting Young Children
in the Online Environment
Barbara SprungCo-Director, Educational Equity at FHI 360
11:30AMKeynote
Digital Citizenship in the Early Classroom
Mobile County Public School SystemAlabama
Allison Peavy, PreK TeacherO’Rourke Elementary
Dionica Davis, PreK TeacherMaryvale Elementary
12:00PMLunch Break
Sponsored by NAEYC
12:45PMKeynote
NAEYC Reflections
Rhian Evans AllvinCEO, NAEYC
1:30PMKeynote
Reflection and Next Steps
Dr. Chip Donohue Dean of Distance Learning and Continuing Education and Director of Technology in Early Childhood Center, Erikson Institute