Summer Conference At A Glance
Dr. Calvin E. Moore, Jr. is currently the director of Child Care Services for the Alabama Department of Human Resources. Dr. Moore is the immediate past deputy director of the Office of Child Care in Washington, DC. He has more than 20 years of experience in early care and education. Dr. Moore began his work with Head Start family child care providers in 2001. He holds a Bachelor of Science in early childhood education from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, a Master of Science in education, and a Ph.D. in early childhood education from Walden University. Dr. Moore is a past president of the National Family Child Care Association.
Luis A. Hernandez, T/TAS Early Childhood Education Specialist, holds an M.A. in Bilingual/Multicultural Education from the University of San Francisco. Luis brings solid expertise to his position based on his work history in Head Start, child care, Pre K programs, college and universities, child care resource and referral administration, and professional development design. Luis’ work focuses on a wide range of early childhood education and professional development topics. His expertise includes early literacy, dual language learning, adult learning practices, changing demographics and diversity, and ECE management and partnership topics. As a regular presenter and keynote speaker at national, state, and local conferences, Luis is highly regarded for his motivational and energizing presentations
Robert Hudson is Director of Training at Glenwood, Inc. and Gateway, two mental health facilities in Birmingham, AL. He also presents to educators and other professionals about how to deal with difficult people, how to motivate others, team building, how to manage behavior and how to manage stress and burnout. He is the author of The Center of the Wheel. .
Jonathan Dills is the Regional Manager for the Mid-South with Lakeshore Learning Materials. Jonathan combines early childhood classroom experience, non-profit student work, and his experience with several agencies throughout the South Eastern United States to bring an exciting perspective on the methods employed at engaging both students and their parents!
Located on the beach, just steps from the white sand, on Alabama’s famous Gulf Coast. Island House Hotel is centrally located near local attractions in Orange Beach and Gulf Shores, Alabama such the Tanger Outlet Mall, the Amphitheater at the Wharf, Waterville USA, Gulf State Park, and the Gulf Islands National Seashore.
AALECE Summer Conference 2014
Come back to the beach! The annual summer conference is scheduled for July 17-19, 2014. Our Gulf Coast beaches have never been more beautiful! If you missed last year, this is a great chance to get back in the swim and join your AALECE friends for a fun and interactive conference featuring Luis Hernandez, Jonathan Dills, Robert Hudson, and Dr. Calvin E. Moore, Jr.