Event Date/Time: Oct 03, 2009 End Date/Time: Oct 03, 2009
Registration Date: Oct 02, 2009
Early Registration Date: Sep 18, 2009
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Conference Overview:
Creating the Family of Your Dreams
It Takes A Village brings together parents, educators, and community members in an economically-priced all-day educational conference, complete with two inspirational keynote speakers, educational panel breakout sessions, Author Alley featuring local artists and favorite book picks, plenty of time for visiting and networking, and a Vendor Resource Mart. This conference is for you, to support and empower all those engaged in raising and educating the youth of today. For your convenience, a catered box lunch and on-site daycare are available options. The Vendor Resource Mart is open to the public at no charge from 10AM to 3PM.

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Conference Highlights
We have 2 very exciting keynote speakers! Our morning speaker is Pamela Dunn, an author, a speaker and an emerging leader within the human potential movement. Our afternoon speaker is Chris Brickler, the director of the Emmy-nominated documentary, “How Will We Love?“.

Full day attendees select 2 breakout sessions from a selection of 20 interesting, inspiring, educational, and just plain fun workshops on a variety of topics, from Couples Communication. The morning and afternoon keynote sessions include drawings for great prizes donated by our exhibitors, such as a free photography session, complimentary breast imaging, and a gift certificate for a Redirecting Children's Behavior class. The first 300 full-day registrants will receive a reusable conference shopping tote, courtesy of sponsor Jimbo's...Naturally!
Conference Details
Saturday, October 03, 2009 from 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM (PT)

University of San Diego
Kroc Institute For Peace and Justice
5998 Alcala Park Way
San Diego, CA 92110

Low registration rate! Thanks to our sponsors and volunteers, we are committed to keeping the conference fee low so that all may attend.

Full day registrations are only $35 and include access to the Vendor Resource Mart, choice of 2 breakout sessions, and the morning and afternoon keynote sessions.

Half day morning or afternoon registrations are only $23 and include access to the Vendor Resource Mart, choice of 1 breakout session, and a Keynote session.

The Vendor Resource Mart is free and open to the public!

Register now for the early bird discount! Enter the discount code "earlybird" and save $10 off the full day registration or "halfdayearlybird" for $5 off the half day registration. We also offer a group discount for educators, companies and other organizations. Register 4 or more Full Day attendees for $20 each with the group discount and the "earlybird" discount combined. Gather 4 or more friends or colleagues and register now!

Redirecting Redirecting Children's Behavior of San Diego is an affiliated team of parent educators. RCB instructors teach positive discipline courses to parents, teachers, and children to reduce stress on parents and teachers, raise the emotional intelligence of the children impacted, and bring more joy and creativity to families and schools. Many of the conference presenters are certified parent educators, and they are available to present at your school or organization. RCB courses are offered throughout San Diego, please visit www.rcbofsandiego.org.

Indigo Village started as Susie Walton's dream wherein she envisioned a new kind of center that allowed for all kinds of people, young and old to learn, laugh, take care of themselves, grow and create. Indigo Village has created a home for a wide variety of classes, services and celebrations ranging from yoga to spirit dance, to movies and concerts, parenting classes, kids workshops, a book store, counseling, naturopathic medicine, personal growth seminars and much, much more. Learn more at www.indigovillage.com.

Family Journeys is a San Diego-based educational organization created by our conference directors, Heather Lampron and Joe O'Quinn, to offer classes to enhance communication skills and family interactions. Family Journeys is dedicated to building strong, healthy families. Their core belief is that all people want to have a good home life, and can accomplish that with the right tools. Families come in many shapes and sizes, and our families change over time as we journey through life. Classes and workshops help families develop the tools they need to create the family of their dreams. For more information, visit www.worldfamilypeace.org.

International Network for Children and Families (INCAF) is an organization designed to offer support to strengthen families and communities by offering courses, trainings, workshops, and resource materials to parents, teachers, and organizations. INCAF has now certified over 1,000 parenting educators and the Redirecting Children's Behavior course is currently taught in fourteen countries. INCAF was formed by Kathryn Kvols over thirty years ago. Kathryn is the author of the book and parenting course Redirecting Children's Behavior. The International Network for Children and Families offers a variety of parenting classes and teacher education. It is headquartered in Gainesville, Florida. www.incaf.com


Additional Information

$35 Regular Rate: Full Day Session - 2 Keynote Sessions and 2 Breakout Sessions Full day registrations include access to the Vendor Resource Mart, choice of 2 breakout sessions, and the morning and afternoon keynote sessions. The first 300 full-day registrants will also receive a reusable shopping tote. http://ittakesavillage.eventbrite.com/?discount=earlybird