More Workshop Previews!

We have some awesome workshops planned for you!
Here are a few more:
*This I Know: Spiritual Insights for Young Children
*What is MY gift? Spiritual Gifts workshop
*Preschool Finances
*Helping Kids in Crisis
*Make Mine Music
*Sing Me Some Sanity!
*Everything You Wanted to Know About Accreditation but Were Afraid to Ask!
*Infant Roundtable
*Toddler Roundtable
*Spiritual Development & Behavior Management

Sound great? There is still time to register!!


A Sneak Peek of Some of our Conference Workshops!

We have some great workshops waiting for you at the UMAP Conference!
Here are just a few:
*Transition to Kindergarten
*The Good inside of me sees the Good inside of You- Yoga for kids
*Using Children's Books to Build a Classroom Community
*Jesus is Not Just for Sunday School: Finding Biblical Themes in Secular Children's Books
* Act! Don't React! Behavior Management
*Emotional Challenges with Children

Stay tuned for more!

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UMAP Conference Schedule

Friday, 2/19
10 a - 4 p       Registration
10 a - 4 p       Director's Day Out
1 p - 4 p           First Aid / CPR/ Ropes Course
4:30 - 5:45      Workshop Session 1
6:00 - 6:45      Dinner
7:00 - 9:30       Evening Session: Ms. Dez, Fast & Furious

Sat., 2/20
7:30 - 8:15       Breakfast
8:30 - 9:45       Keynote : Mr. Al
10:00 - 11:15  Workshop Session 2
11:30 - 12:30   Lunch
12:45 - 2:00     Workshop Session 3
2:30 - 3:15       Workshop Session 4
3:30 - 4:30       Closing Worship
5:00 - 6:00       Special "Open Your Gift" Dinner with BIG prizes!

"OPEN YOUR GIFT!" UMAP 2016 Conference

"OPEN YOUR GIFT!" UMAP 2016 Conference

Mark your calendars for February 19 & 20, 2016! That is the date of our annual UMAP Conference in Leesburg, Florida!
Our Keynotes this year will be "Ms Dez" Stroumbas, of Giggles & Groovin and our dear friend, who is always full of fun, "Mr Al" Rasso!
This year, we will be holding our workshops on Friday & Saturday, so you can be home for your Sunday morning worship at your home church. We will hold worship and an early dinner on Saturday afternoon. You won't want to miss this special dinner - there will be amazing prizes given away!
You will earn over 10 hours in-service or 1 CEU for attending the entire conference. Workshops will begin on Friday afternoon at 4:30.  Don't miss this great event to fellowship with other faith based providers, to learn, to play and to worship!

Contact us!

UMAP has a new address:
P O Box 07506
Fort Myers, FL 33919

You can call us at
1-850-888-UMAP (8627)

Our Vision

Our vision is to:

Our Mission Statement

Equipping Early Childhood Education programs to provide quality Christian learning environments.

Showing the way in Christian early childhood education.

To witness to children through the love of Jesus Christ.

To connect and support Christian Education within
United Methodist Early Childhood Pograms.

To actively plan and implement personal spiritual growth
and mutual support among our members.

To set up and maintain high educational and ethical standards
for the membership.

To encourage United Methodist Early Childhood Programs
to become members of UMAP.

To create and maintain pleasant and cooperative relations
among our members.

To promote the highest possible image to the public for our members.

To foster pleasant and cooperative relations
with other Christian schools and educational institutions.

To work towards desirable legislation for protection of the children
and the elevation of standards through the programs.