Creating Connections to Shining Stars- Registration Now Open!


Registration is Now Open!

Creating Connections to Shining Stars is a collaborative effort between Virginia's Part C, Early Intervention and Part B, Preschool Special Education programs. The conference will focus on promoting and supporting the implementation of evidence-based practices in inclusive settings for infants, toddlers, and young children, both with and without disabilities.

A dedicated website is now available for you to book your hotel rooms online. Through this website you can book, modify, or cancel your hotel reservations and receive updated information about the event.

As of 4/102019, The Hotel Roanoke is fully booked, but here are a few other options of nearby hotels to choose from:

  • Hampton Inn & Suites Roanoke Downtown
    27 Church Ave SE, Roanoke, VA 24011 * (540) 400-6000 
  • Holiday Inn Express Roanoke - Civic Center
    815 Gainsboro Rd NW, Roanoke, VA 24016 * (540) 982-0100
  • Country Inn & Suites by Radisson
    7860 Plantation Rd, Roanoke, VA 24019-1610 * (540) 366-5678
  • SpringHill Suites Roanoke
    301 Reserve Ave SW, Roanoke, VA 24016-4920 * (540) 400-6226
  • Hyatt Place Roanoke
    5040 Valley View Blvd NW, Roanoke, VA 24012-2038 * (540) 366-4700


  • Early Childhood Special Educators
  • Early Intervention Providers
  • Administrators / Supervisors
  • Paraprofessionals
  • Early Childhood Educators
  • Related Service Providers
  • Parents and Family Members 
Conference Fees: *Early Bird is available until April 30, 2019 at 5:00 pm.
Full Conference=$300, Early Bird= $250
Days 2 and 3 only= $250, Early Bird=$200


7/17/2019 - 7/19/2019


Hotel Roanoke
110 Shenandoah Ave.
Roanoke, VA 24016


Ann Moorehead- Event Planner
Deana Buck- Volunteer Coordinator
Cori Hill- Early Intervention Contact
Kristen Ingram- Presenter Contact
Margaret Vaughan- Vendor Contact


Early Childhood Early Intervention Inclusion Professional Development Professional Resources