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Friday, September 25
 

9:00am

Let's Get Growing!
Limited Capacity seats available

School gardens are not just about growing food and better nutrition for our students and communities. They are quickly being understood as important and effective tools in the educators tool box. This session will give you the information you and your school need to get a school garden growing in a well planned and sustainable manner. From how to plan and cultivate necessary resources for your school garden to considerations of food and garden safety and we can't forget funding! This session will give you the tools you need to get growing!

Speakers
avatar for Nio Kindla

Nio Kindla

other
Nio Kindla is the Operations Director with Grow Some Good.   Grow Some Good was created in 2008 as a program of South Maui Sustainability’s School Garden Committee to support gardens created at Kihei Elementary, Lokelani Intermediate School and Kamali’i Elementary. Since its... Read More →


Friday September 25, 2015 9:00am - 10:00am
Pākī 104

9:00am

Early Childhood Transitions
Limited Capacity seats available

This teaching team from the Kamehameha Preschool in Hāna has utilized special transition techniques and have brought them to share with you today.

Young children need daily routines. Young children “tell time” by knowing what comes next. This workshop will provide techniques for transition activities within the Early Childhood Setting. Included will be some fun ideas such as “Obstacle Course” and “Driving Test”, special transition songs, math patterns, and finger plays to utilize during those transition periods.

Speakers
avatar for Anjoleen Ho'opai-Waikoloa

Anjoleen Ho'opai-Waikoloa

Kumu, Kamehameha Schools Preschools
Anjoleen Hoopai-Waikoloa is a kumu at Kamehameha Schools Hāna Preschool.  She graduated from the University of Hawaii Maui College in Early Childhood Education. She spent over ten years in the field including working for the Department of Defense overseas.  In her spare time, Anjoleen... Read More →
avatar for Claire

Claire "Moki" Niheu-Yong

Kumu, Kamehameha Schools Preschools
Claire Niheu-Yong is a mixed age teacher at the Kamehameha Schools Hāna Preschool.  She attained her M.A in Early Childhood Education from Concordia University.  For seven years she was the regional manager for the Kamehameha Schools Community Based Early Childhood Education on... Read More →


Friday September 25, 2015 9:00am - 10:00am
Kalanikūpule 117

9:00am

Grounding your Students
Limited Capacity seats available

This presentation will focus on the importance of the teacher as facilitator and reinforce how each class should have the intent to channel your student’s energies to be more aware of the world around them. In addition this presentation will encourage the teacher to be more sensory aware, to help students become well rounded lifelong learners. No matter what the subject students must be healthy and determined to learn .This presentation will model a variety of techniques to meet this goal.

Speakers
MS

Michael Stone

teacher, Seabury Hall


Friday September 25, 2015 9:00am - 10:00am
Konia 201

10:15am

ʻĀINA In Schools: Actively Integrating Nutrition and Agriculture in Schools
Limited Capacity seats available

‘ĀINA In Schools is a farm to school initiative launched in 2006 that connects children to their local land, waters, and food to grow a healthier Hawaiʻi. In addition to encouraging the use of local grown fruits and vegetables in school meals and snacks, the program includes standards-based nutrition, garden, and compost curriculum that empowers children to grow their own food, make informed food decisions, and reduce waste. Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation staff will share inspiring stories and introduce curricula and resources that educators can use with their students.

Speakers
avatar for Natalie McKinney

Natalie McKinney

Executive Director, Kōkua Hawai'i Foundation
Natalie McKinney is the Executive Director at Kōkua Hawai'i Foundation. Natalie has been involved in environmental education in the non-profit sector for 20 years. She has developed programs, curriculum and teacher trainings with organizations which include 'Ohi'a Productions, Hawaii... Read More →


Friday September 25, 2015 10:15am - 11:15am
Pākī 104

10:15am

Ka Nohona Ahupuaʻa - A Digital Learning Resource
Limited Capacity seats available

With the use of Marilyn Kahalewai's ahupuaʻa painting and technology, this digital learning resource was designed for Kamehameha Schools' early childhood education program. It features seventy-eight touch points from four sub-regions (uka-uplands, kula-fields and plains, ma kai-towards the seaside, and kai-the sea and beyond). Audio narratives, illustrations, along with original songs and chants supplement this resource. Presenters Kaiponohea Hale, Alison Makanui-Lopes and Ben Leong will provide an overview and introduction to this exciting learning resource.

Speakers
avatar for E. Kaiponohea Hale

E. Kaiponohea Hale

Senior Project Manager, Kamehameha Schools Preschools
Kaiponohea Hale, a native of Pauoa, Oʻahu, is a 1968 graduate of Kamehameha Schools and has worked in the field of education for over 42 years.  After a few years of teaching music at the Honpa Hongwanji Mission School and Pālolo Elementary School, he began working at Kamehameha... Read More →
avatar for Alison Makanui-Lopes

Alison Makanui-Lopes

Education Program Specialist, Kamehameha Schools
Alison Makanui-Lopes is from the ahupuaʻa of Manana Uka, in the moku of ʻEwa, on the mokupuni of Oʻahu, in the pae ʻāina of Hawaiʻi. She earned a BS in Elementary Education and MEd in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. Alison has been blessed... Read More →


Friday September 25, 2015 10:15am - 11:15am
Kekaulike 208

10:15am

Grounding your Students
Limited Capacity seats available

This presentation will focus on the importance of the teacher as facilitator and reinforce how each class should have the intent to channel your student’s energies to be more aware of the world around them. In addition this presentation will encourage the teacher to be more sensory aware, to help students become well rounded lifelong learners. No matter what the subject students must be healthy and determined to learn .This presentation will model a variety of techniques to meet this goal.

Speakers
MS

Michael Stone

teacher, Seabury Hall


Friday September 25, 2015 10:15am - 11:15am
Konia 201

10:15am

Hawaiian Language and Culture within the Early Childhood Setting
Limited Capacity seats available

This workshop was created for educators working with Early Childhood keiki ages three to eight years of age. Developmentally appropriate practices for this age group will be presented to educators in order to further their `ike (knowledge) of how to present some of the basics of the language and culture of Hawaiʻi to young keiki in the classroom setting. Strategies will include: personal introductions, simple vocabulary, short phrases, mele (songs) and preparation for pule (prayer) among other techniques.

Speakers
avatar for Claire

Claire "Moki" Niheu-Yong

Kumu, Kamehameha Schools Preschools
Claire Niheu-Yong is a mixed age teacher at the Kamehameha Schools Hāna Preschool.  She attained her M.A in Early Childhood Education from Concordia University.  For seven years she was the regional manager for the Kamehameha Schools Community Based Early Childhood Education on... Read More →
avatar for Lapree

Lapree "Pua" Park

Kumu, Kamehameha Schools Preschools
My name is Puaʻōlena Park from the beautiful place we call Hāna. I graduated with a degree in Early Childhood Education and Hawaiian Studies/Language through University of Hawaiʻi at Maui. I am a kumu at Pūnana Leo o Maui and Kamehameha Preschools teaching for 5 years now, educating... Read More →


Friday September 25, 2015 10:15am - 11:15am
Kalanikūpule 117

10:15am

The Stages of Group Development & Your Role as the Leader
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn the 5 stages of group development, specific challenges and tasks of each stage, and what the role and responsibilities are for an effective leader at each stage.

Speakers
avatar for Michelle Davenport

Michelle Davenport

Business Manager / School Counselor, Carden Academy of Maui
Michelle Davenport is the Business Manager and Health and Wellness Counselor at Carden Academy of Maui. She is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Certified Group Psychotherapist, and a Clinical Member of the American Association for Marriage & Family Therapy (AAMFT) and the... Read More →


Friday September 25, 2015 10:15am - 11:15am
Konia 103

10:15am

Sensory Processing & Behavior in the Classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

An overview of common behavioral challenges related to sensory processing that impact students and practical classroom strategies to address them. These children have gifts and challenges and it is helpful to understand the underpinnings of behavior. Included are strategies for the sensitive child, the highly active child, the clumsy child and the child who appears lethargic/daydreaming.

Speakers
avatar for Kiegan Blake, OTR

Kiegan Blake, OTR

Montessori School of Maui
Kiegan has been an Occupational Therapist for over 20 years is the founder of Maui Center for Child Development.  She specializes in sensory processing and behavior and has worked with school teams across the islands as well as with parents to teach practical strategies for success... Read More →


Friday September 25, 2015 10:15am - 11:15am
Kekaulike 205

11:30am

Farm to School and the School Garden Connection
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will allow participants an open forum to ask questions about farm to school and school gardens with two experts in the field. If we can’t answer it, you probably don’t want to know!

Speakers
avatar for Nio Kindla

Nio Kindla

other
Nio Kindla is the Operations Director with Grow Some Good.   Grow Some Good was created in 2008 as a program of South Maui Sustainability’s School Garden Committee to support gardens created at Kihei Elementary, Lokelani Intermediate School and Kamali’i Elementary. Since its... Read More →
avatar for Natalie McKinney

Natalie McKinney

Executive Director, Kōkua Hawai'i Foundation
Natalie McKinney is the Executive Director at Kōkua Hawai'i Foundation. Natalie has been involved in environmental education in the non-profit sector for 20 years. She has developed programs, curriculum and teacher trainings with organizations which include 'Ohi'a Productions, Hawaii... Read More →


Friday September 25, 2015 11:30am - 12:30pm
Pākī 104

11:30am

Ka Nohona Ahupuaʻa - A Digital Learning Resource
Limited Capacity seats available

With the use of Marilyn Kahalewai's ahupuaʻa painting and technology, this digital learning resource was designed for Kamehameha Schools' early childhood education program. It features seventy-eight touch points from four sub-regions (uka-uplands, kula-fields and plains, ma kai-towards the seaside, and kai-the sea and beyond). Audio narratives, illustrations, along with original songs and chants supplement this resource. Presenters Kaiponohea Hale, Alison Makanui-Lopes and Ben Leong will provide an overview and introduction to this exciting learning resource.

Speakers
avatar for E. Kaiponohea Hale

E. Kaiponohea Hale

Senior Project Manager, Kamehameha Schools Preschools
Kaiponohea Hale, a native of Pauoa, Oʻahu, is a 1968 graduate of Kamehameha Schools and has worked in the field of education for over 42 years.  After a few years of teaching music at the Honpa Hongwanji Mission School and Pālolo Elementary School, he began working at Kamehameha... Read More →
avatar for Alison Makanui-Lopes

Alison Makanui-Lopes

Education Program Specialist, Kamehameha Schools
Alison Makanui-Lopes is from the ahupuaʻa of Manana Uka, in the moku of ʻEwa, on the mokupuni of Oʻahu, in the pae ʻāina of Hawaiʻi. She earned a BS in Elementary Education and MEd in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. Alison has been blessed... Read More →


Friday September 25, 2015 11:30am - 12:30pm
Kekaulike 208
 


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