The new VPK Math Class will be offered at this years' UMAP Conference! LIsa Toscano will be leading a THREE HOUR session on "Making Sense of Sets & Numbers". You will register online at the conference and the three hour class will be added to your DCF online transcript - No extra cost for this class. This class will take place over TWO UMAP workshop sessions.
Sneak Peek at some of our upcoming workshops!
**Reaching Every Student through Multiple Intelligences
**Is Your Teaching Life a Junk Drawer?
**Movement, Play & Mindfulness
**Nurture Your Inner Child
**Empowering Family Faith Formation
**Growing Fine Motor
**Rooted in Sensory Processing
**Trauma Impact & Classroom Awareness
Stay tuned for More in the coming weeks!
Come to the Conference!!
The UMAP Conference is held at the Life Enrichment Center in Fruitland Park, FL. The address is: 4991 Picciola Road, Fruitland park, FL 33919. It is a beautiful setting, on a lake, with swings and benches for resting and reflecting, a prayer labyrinth and beautiful views!
First sessions begin with "Playin' with Science" from 3 - 5 p.m. on Friday.
Dinner at 5:30 in the dining hall.
Evening Session begins at 7:00 p m
Saturday session begin with Christian Yoga at 7 am!
Wake up with us!
Saturday schedule begins at 8:30 in the auditorium and ends with worship at 5 pm
For more information, go to lecretreats.org.
Conference Registration Available NOW!
Click on the link above
Our Vision & Mission
Our Vision is to: Uplift Mentor Advocate/Accredit Pray
Our Mission: Equipping Early Childhood Education programs to provide quality Christian learning environments.
UMAP has a new address:
UMAP P O Box 07506 Fort Myers, FL 33919
You can call us at 1-850-888-UMAP (8627)
Save the Date!!
We have set the date for next year's UMAP Conference!
It will be February 24 & 25, 2017!
Mark your calendars NOW!
Can you plan to close your center early or close school that day to enjoy the entire conference? Make your plns now.a
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 Programs.
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.