By Terry Dean
The 9th annual Early Childhood Symposium takes place on Saturday, Feb. 25 at Percy Julian Middle School, 416 S. Ridgeland. This year's theme is "Wild and Wellness." Past years' events focused on such topics as science, dance and movement, and math.
The symposium is sponsored by the Collaboration for Early Childhood Care and Education. This year's keynote speaker is Dr. Antonia Demas, a nutritionist and educator. The symposium runs from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., including breakout sessions in the morning and afternoon.