32nd Annual R.T. Garcia Early Childhood Winter Conference will feature presentations by a keynote speaker, a bilingual keynote speaker and many breakout session leaders. Grow your skills, network and play at the best Houston-area Early Childhood Conference!

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Becky Bailey
Don't miss popular author and national presenter Dr. Becky Bailey, internationally renowned expert in childhood education and development psychology. Dr. Bailey creates positive environments for children, families, school and businesses. As founder of Loving Guidance, Inc., she developed Conscious Discipline, a whole-school solution for social-emotional learning and self-regulation. 


Bilingual Keynote Speaker

Dr. Gilberto Soto

Dr. Gilberto Soto
Currently Professor of Music Education/Guitar at Texas A&M International University, Gilberto Soto, Ph.D., teaches early childhood, elementary and secondary bilingual music education courses. He also supervises guitar and bass studios and directs the TAMIU Guitar Ensemble. Dr. Soto is owner/director of Soto Academy of Music for children ages 2-18 and author of many books including Fiesta de Canciones. 

Interested in becoming a presenter? Fill out and return this form to rmurillo@hcde-texas.org.