DSC_0093Skagit Valley College welcomed more than 500 Early Childhood Education professionals from around the region to the Mount Vernon Campus for the 2016 Skagit Connections Conference. Thanks to the leadership of SVC’s ECE and Paraprofessional Department Chairs Barbara Martinez-Griego and Kip Zwolenski, the annual bilingual event brought together preschool teachers, childcare providers, and support staff for a full day of professional development. The event included resource sharing, hands-on workshops, and networking opportunities.