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St. Louis Visitor Guide

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25 Things to do in St. Louis
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Restaurants and entertainment within a 3-mile radius of the Conference Host Hotel.


Opening Keynote

Mallory Mbalia

Director of Learning and Education

As Director of Learning and Education at Fred Rogers Productions, Mallory Mbalia advises and collaborates with colleagues to further realize the organization’s educational mission for children and families. She previously served as Director of Education at PBS North Carolina in Education and Innovation where she created and delivered educational initiatives statewide for infants to 12th grade and beyond. Mallory has also worked as an education outreach trainer for PBS North Carolina and was named a PBS Digital Innovator All Star in 2018. She has served as a home family childcare teacher as well as a kindergarten teacher and an elementary assistant principal.

Mallory has a passion for equity work, media integration, joy integration, social-emotional learning, and early childhood education. Equitable access and awareness are her driving forces for educator, parent/caregiver, family, and community outreach with joy and inclusivity as essential elements. She holds a Master’s of Curriculum and Instruction, a Master’s of School of Administration rom North Carolina State University, and a B.S. in Human Development with a concentration in Child and Adolescent Development from Howard University. Mallory is a proud wife and mother and resides in North Carolina with her family.


Thank you to this year’s sponsors and exhibitors.

Conference CEUs

Auburn University will offer Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for conference attendees. All attendees are required to sign-in at each session they attend during the conference.

Continuing Education Units-Conference participants may earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs). Please note that Continuing Education Units (CEUs) transcript will be available for purchase ($10 for one transcript) within one month after the end date of conference. A link will be emailed to all participants who have signed the sign-in-sheets during the conference sessions.

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