145 South Hanover Street Carlisle, PA

Transition to Kindergarten

Transition to Kindergarten Conference

February 22, 2018, 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

at the YWCA Carlisle

Register now at: www.tfec.org/transition-conference

STEAM & Classroom Management & More


Thursday, February 22, 2018


8:30am – 3:30pm


YWCA Carlisle

301 G Street

Carlisle, PA 17013



The United Way of Carlisle and Cumberland County, South Middleton School District, and The Foundation for Enhancing Communities invite you to the Kindergarten Transition Conference to learn how you can further grow transition practices within your school district and community. Research shows that a seamless transition into Kindergarten is critical for young children in order to be successful in their future academic careers—this transition sets the tone for their future school experiences.

Registration deadline is February 15, 2018!


Yogarate (Pronounced Yoga-Rah-Tay)

Yoga and martial arts blended into one age appropriate experience. Your participants are engaged and laugh through a keynote like no other. Activities include breathing, stretching, giggling, blocking, learning, singing, thinking, jumping, throwing, and a lot of smiling. Participants discover a new way to effectively communicate with fellow teachers, parents, and children for the best possible results. Your staff will leave the room empowered, excited and energized. The audience gets to choose their level of participation as the games and activities can be done in their chairs or at the front of the room in a designated movement area. Breathe in…NamastAHYAH!!!

Keynote Speaker: Ron Shuali

Ron holds a Master of Education specializing in early childhood. He has spent over 15 years working and presenting in the education marketplace. He is a bestselling author, top motivational speaker, and presenter and most importantly…he is funny. He presents school assemblies and educator trainings all over the United States. His study of martial arts, yoga, reiki, and improv rounds out a powerful hero for what is right and good. When Ron is not empowering school staff, parents, and students, he and his team of instructors are teaching children his award-winning Yogarate® program at many preschools including the future leaders of this planet at the preschool at the United Nations.

Conference Schedule






Keynote Speaker


Breakout Session 1




Networking & sharing transition strategies between centers & schools


Breakout Session 2



Who Should Attend

All those serving Cumberland County in the following roles:

Early Childhood Educators and Administrators (PQAS hours available)

Kindergarten Teachers

Elementary Principals

School District Administration


Family Engagement Specialists

Community Partners

This conference has been approved by PDE for Act 48 credits!

This conference was developed through The Race to the Top Early Learning Community Innovation Zone Grant in Cumberland County and through the partnership between the United Way of Carlisle and Cumberland County, South Middleton School District, and The Foundation for Enhancing Communities.

Questions? Call United Way of Carlisle & Cumberland County at 717.243.4805.