Let's Talk About Play
Play is essential to a child's healthy growth and development, we all know that right? And yet, when we look at the current landscape of childhood, play and the time for it are getting harder and harder to find. Join us for a community conversation that will inspire you to find more time for play in your family. Katy Smith is a licensed parent educator at ECFE in Waconia. She has a master's degree in Education from the University of Wisconsin, LaCrosse and a master's degree in Early Childhood Public Policy and Advocacy from Walden University. Katy is the 2011 Minnesota Teacher of the Year, the first early childhood educator in Minnesota and the first parent educator nationally to be honored with the award.