Early ChildHood Professional Development

Would you like to improve your classroom effectivess? These professional development sessions will cover various topics to do just that! You have the option to attend in-person or virtually to learn from Beth Bonvillian, Independent Trainer approved by Louisiana Pathways Early Learning Center Career Development System of Northwestern State University of Louisiana. 

Dates, Times, & topics:

Bayou Educators


To register: Bayou Educators Registration

To present, please register with the link above in addition to this link: Presenter Request

For more information, email Beth Bonvillian, Social Sciences Department Head and CDYC Instructor (Beth.Bonvillian@fletcher.edu)

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Mrs. Beth Bonvillain has been in the Early Childhood Education field for 26 years. She began teaching in 1997 at her church's preschool. It was then that she had a desire and passion to begin her educational path at Nicholls State University. Mrs. Bonvillain graduated in 2002 with her Associate’s Degree in Child Development and Learning. She then began teaching for Lafourche Parish Head Start. She continued her path at Nicholls and obtained her Bachelor’s degree in 2009 in Education-Birth to Five Early Interventionist. She was able to obtain a position in Lafourche Parish Public School System as a Kindergarten teacher. Her love for learning did not stop at her Bachelor’s degree, and she graduated in 2013 with her Master’s Degree in Education. She continued to teach kindergarten and then later was promoted to Mentor teacher for 4 years and then Master teacher for 1 year in the public-school system. During this time, she also obtained her Education Specialist degree in College Teaching and Learning. Her time in the public school system came to an end when she accepted an instructor position at Fletcher. She is now the Department Head of Social Sciences at Fletcher and also an instructor in the early childhood program. Mrs. Bonvillain is a wife of 26 years, mother of three children and a Madere’ to a 2-year-old grandson.