The Missouri Early Learning Conference offers attendees a chance to interact with a variety of exhibitors, from publishers of textbook materials, to sellers of professional books, to retail exhibitors. Here’s a list of exhibitors who have signed up so far.  We will add others to this list as they register:
Meet Our 2018 Missouri Early Learning Conference Sponsors!
Harris Stowe State University-College of Education

HSSU offers programs designed to give our students a competitive edge in an ever-expanding global market. To learn more about how we create work-ready graduates, contact the HSSU Office of Admissions.

Contact: Dean Quincy Rose
Phone: 314-340-3691
Email: wallsb@hssu
Website: www.hssu.edu


Heinemann is a publisher of professional resources and a provider of educational services for teachers, kindergarten through college.

Contact: Kerry Williams
Phone: 636-384-0447
Email: kerry@bkedresources.com
Website: www.heinemann.com

Other Exhibitors

Barefoot Books

Children need diverse, inclusive and inspiring books. This is what we’re all about. From the very beginning, our books have opened windows to other cultures and perspectives, while also providing children of all backgrounds and abilities with a much-needed mirror of their own experiences. Happy reading!

Contact: Lisa Winkleman, Melissa Wolff
Phone: 314-600-7849
EMail: mwolff@gmail.com
Website: www.barefootbooks.com

Educational Solutions International

Educational Solutions International LLC is dedicated to supporting teachers through high-quality professional development opportunities, as well as providing educators with the best professional books through our partners at Stenhouse, Corwin, and Scholastic.  Educational Solutions runs the annual Missouri Early Learning Conference and the Write to Learn Conference in Missouri.

Contact: Willy Wood
Phone: 573-356-1572
Email: info@missouriearlylearning.com
Website: www.missouriearlylearning.com

Hangeroos products are engineered to bring you innovative organization, made of the highest quality at affordable prices. As president of Barnhart Industries and designer of the our innovative products I value your important suggestions and opinions.

Contact: Anna Boehm
Phone: 636-942-3133
Email: betty@barnhartindustries.com
Website: www.hangeroos.com

Safe Kids of Missouri
Safe Kids Worldwide is a nonprofit organization working to help families and communities keep kids safe from injuries.  Safe Kids works with an extensive network of more than 400 coalitions in the United States and with partners in more than 30 countries to reduce traffic injuries, drownings, falls, burns, poisonings and more.

Contact: Lesha Peterson
Phone: 573-751-6340
Email: lesha.peterson@health.mo.gov
Website: www.safekids.org

We make it easy to build, grow and organize your classroom library.

Contact: Kerry Williams
Phone: 636-384-0447
Email: kerry@bkedresources.com
Website: www.booksource.com

Graceland University
Graceland University is a community dedicated to exceptional higher education.  We are grounded in the liberal arts and dedicated to providing the progressive academic needs of the 21st century student.

Email: afreeze1@graceland.edu
Website: www.graceland.edu

Lakeshore Learning Materials
Since 1954, Lakeshore Learning Materials has been providing schools with innovative products, training and customized materials. Designed to meet state and national standards in early childhood and elementary education, our top-quality products are ideal for use throughout the curriculum.

Contact: John Campbell
Phone: 800-421-5354
Email: jcampbell@lakeshorelearning.com
Website: www.lakeshorelearning.com

Teaching Strategies
Teaching Strategies partners with early childhood educators by providing innovative, effective resources that empower and inspire them as they teach and care for our youngest learners during the critical, formative years from birth through third grade.

Contact: Karen Valteau-Williams
Phone: 301-634-0818 X1752
Email: caitlint@teachingstrategies.com
Website: www.teachingstrategies.com

Discovery Toys

Our educational toys, books, CDs and games are recommended by childhood development and health care professionals to develop the fundamental building blocks necessary for creative thinking and learning success. Every item in our line is BPA Free and meets or exceeds all required safety regulations for the USA and Canada.

Contact: Cindy Jeans
Phone: 314-487-7406
Email: kidzzatheart@aol.com
Website: www.discoverytoyslink.com/KidzzAtHeart 

Grand Canyon University

Grand Canyon University (GCU) is dedicated to providing academic excellence while leading a movement of service and leadership in a Christian setting.  Our biblically-rooted mission was built upon making a difference in the lives of others and unleashing an opportunity for quality, affordable education through a Christian worldview.

Contact: Ron Yazzie
Phone: 602-639-7641
Email: Ron.yazzie@gce.com
Website: explore.gcu.edu

Missouri Literacy Association
The primary purposes of the Missouri Literacy Association are: to improve the quality of reading instruction at all levels by encouraging the study of the nature of the reading process; stimulating and promoting research dealing with all aspects of reading; acting as a clearinghouse for information relating to reading; and encouraging the development of high quality teacher education programs, both pre-service and in-service.

Contact: Glenda Nugent
Phone: 636-294-2518
Email: glenda.nugent@gmail.com
Website: www.missourireading.org

Usborne Books & More
Usborne Books & More distributes books through thousands of independent consultants who sell directly to the consumer via home shows, direct sales, book fairs, and web sites.

Contact: Lily Arroyo-Gallyoun
Phone: 210-748-1777
Email: lilysbookrack@gmail.com
Website: www.usbornebooksandmore.com

If You Wish to Exhibit…
If you are an exhibitor who would like to exhibit at the 2018 Missouri Early Learning Conference, click on the links below to get more information (“Exhibitor Letter”) and to fill out the paperwork to become an exhibitor (“Exhibitor Form”).  We would love to have you meet our teachers!