2023 FEATURED SPEAKER Keynote Speaker


Bethany Walker is a licensed clinical social worker, trauma therapist, and author. With over 10 years of experience, she has worked with Communities in Schools, Buckner Children & Family Services, Wellness Pointe and other organizations serving the East Texas area. Bethany is passionate about empowering children, families and their support systems. Her own history inspired her picture book “Lena & the Dragon: A Children’s Book on Trauma & Resiliency,” which was awarded the 2022 SCBWI Spark Honor Award. Bethany lives in Longview with her daughter and husband. When she isn’t at her private mental health practice, Empowered Family Services, she enjoys horror movies, forgetting to return books at the library, or a vanilla latte at Silver Grizzly.

2023 Speakers

Register Now

Join us for this year's Methodist Preschool Teachers Conference