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2018 Conferences

April 17 - 20, 2018
2018 Symposium
Sponsored by Child Care Aware of America
Washington, DC, United States
Phone: (703) 341-4117
Web Site: https://usa.childcareaware.org/about/symposium/
E-mail: [email protected]
The Symposium is the biennial event that brings together child care experts, Child Care Resource and Referral leaders and staff, child care providers, researchers, policymakers, parents, students, and anyone interested from across the country come together to discuss the hottest topics of research, policy, and practices of interest to the early child care and education community. This year has been extremely special as Child Care Aware® of America celebrated 30 years of growth and accomplishments. We are honored to have you help celebrate the closeout of Child Care Aware® of America’s 30th Anniversary.
April 19, 2018
OACCP MEET & GREET RECEPTION
Sponsored by OACCP
Sandusky, Ohio, United States
Phone: 4407791930
Web Site: http://www.oaccp.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1078525&group=
E-mail: [email protected]
 
April 26 - 28, 2018
34th Annual National Conference - How Successful Directors Lead
Sponsored by Association of Early Learning Leaders
Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States
Phone: 800-537-1118
Web Site: http://Earlylearningleaders.org/conference
E-mail: [email protected]
The 34th Annual National Conference, How Successful Directors Lead is the ONE event specifically designed for early learning administrators featuring 40+ educational sessions on leadership, administration, finance, marketing, legal, and program quality presented by national experts.
May 10 - 12, 2018
National Leadership Conference
Sponsored by McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership
Wheeling, Illinois, United States
Phone: 847.947.5063
Web Site: http://mccormickcenter.nl.edu/professional-development/national-leadership-conference/
E-mail: [email protected]
Leadership Connections™ National Conference brings together early childhood administrators, family child care providers, trainers, technical assistance specialists, consultants, college instructors, researchers, and policymakers to hear inspiring keynote speakers, take part in a public policy forum, attend skill-building sessions, and network with other leaders in the field.
 
May 16 - 18, 2018
2018 HighScope International Conference
Sponsored by HighScope Educational Research Foundation
Detroit, MI, United States
Phone: 734-485-2000 ext 207
Web Site: http://www.highscope.org
E-mail: [email protected]
Be inspired to engage young learners in the most effective way. The HighScope International Conference is your opportunity to immerse yourself in a hands-on, interactive professional learning experience that elevates your talents as an educator. You will return to your program with in-depth knowledge, new ideas, and the confidence to help children and families succeed. Led by our team of experts widely recognized in the field, there are more than 120 workshops to choose from and plenty of networking opportunities where teachers and leaders can share and learn from the experiences of fellow educators.
May 25, 2018
Official DC:0-5 Training in Rome
Sponsored by ZERO TO THREE
United States
Phone: 202-857-2669
Web Site: https://www.zerotothree.org/resources/1757-regional-professional-development-institutes
E-mail: [email protected]
Official DC:0-5™ training, delivered by ZERO TO THREE expert faculty, is designed for mental health clinicians, psychiatrists, pediatricians, nurse practitioners, and early intervention specialists whose work with infants, young children, and their families, involves diagnostic formulation and treatment.
 
June 5 - 6, 2018
The Growing Brain Training of Trainers
Sponsored by ZERO TO THREE
Afghanistan
Phone: 202-857-2669
Web Site: https://www.zerotothree.org/resources/1757-regional-professional-development-institutes
E-mail: [email protected]
This innovative training curriculum focuses on giving trainers evidence-informed strategies with which to prepare early childhood providers for their vital role in building healthy brains. The curriculum fills a unique niche by providing a comprehensive understanding of how the brain develops, along with ways the provider can encourage healthy brain development in children from birth to 5 years old.
June 10 - 13, 2018
Professional Learning Institute
Sponsored by NAEYC
Austin, Texas, United States
Web Site: https://www.naeyc.org/events/institute
NAEYC’s Professional Learning Institute is designed for all early childhood professionals, including leaders who prepare, mentor, and support early childhood professionals, as well as program administrators, teacher educators, trainers, teachers, preschool teachers, and researchers.
 
June 28 - July 1, 2018
28th National Family Child Care Conference
Sponsored by National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC)
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Phone: 801-886-2322 x4618
Web Site: https://www.nafcc.org/Conference
E-mail: [email protected]
August 25, 2018
Tri State Family Childcare Conference
Sponsored by All Nestled Inn
Proctorville, OH, United States
Phone: 304-416-3387
Web Site: http://allnestledinn.com/events-calendar.html
E-mail: [email protected]
This years Conference is designed to share resources to assist Family Childcare programs with developing curriculum that meets quality rating guidelines. From lesson plans to assessing children to be ready for Kindergarten our conference day is designed to share resources from literacy to STEAM. Providers across the Mountain states will be a part of the planning sharing hands on Make n Take sessions that support developmentally appropriate learning. From our Home to yours join us as we network and share the best our Mountain Mommas share in our early learning communities.
 
September 4 - 7, 2018
2018 Alliance Conference
Sponsored by National Workforce Registry Alliance
San Antonio, Texas, United States
Phone: 1-605-939-0893
Web Site: https://www.registryalliance.org/conference-top/2018-conference
E-mail: [email protected]
September 24 - 26, 2018
2018 Annual Licensing Seminar
Sponsored by National Association for Regulatory Administration (NARA)
Williamsburg, Virginia, United States
Phone: 612-213-2300 x118
Web Site: http://www.naralicensing.org/2018-licensing-seminar
E-mail: [email protected]
Leadership: Hear ideas from experts and researchers in the human care licensing field that lead to a better future for vulnerable populations. Education: Participate in lectures and discussions on a broad range of regulatory topics important to all licensing disciplines and all professional positions. Collaboration: Access networking opportunities, brainstorming activities and explore common challenges and solutions. Service: Participate in a Silent Auction that supports a variety of educational and professional growth programs.
 
October 3 - 5, 2018
Annual Conference 2018
Sponsored by ZERO TO THREE
Denver, Colorado, United States
Phone: 2028572665
Web Site: http://www.zerotothree.org/annualconference
E-mail: [email protected]
ZERO TO THREE is a non-profit that works to ensure that babies and toddlers benefit from the early connections that are critical to their well-being and development. Our mission is to ensure that all babies and toddlers have a strong start in life. We envision a society that has the knowledge and will to support all infants and toddlers in reaching their full potential. Founded in 1977 by leading researchers and clinicians in diverse disciplines focused on child development, this global non-profit organization has advanced the proven power of nurturing relationships by transforming the science of early childhood into helpful resources, practical tools and responsive policies for millions of parents, professionals and policymakers. The Annual Conference a few weeks ago in San Diego, California attracts more than 3,400 participants from across the country. It is a training event for professionals working with children prenatal to age five seeking the latest information and training on early childhood policy, research and best practices. It is geared towards those who work in the following systems: policy, infant mental health, early intervention, child development and health, program design/leadership, training/professional development, clinical practice and research.
October 13 - 16, 2018
48th Annual Conference
Sponsored by National Black Child Development Institute
Dallas, Texas, United States
Phone: (202) 833-2220
Web Site: https://www.nbcdi.org/events/conference-registration-form
E-mail: [email protected]
oin our community of early educators, advocates, leaders, policymakers, and professionals for the 48th Annual Conference of the National Black Child Development Institute. The four-day conference will feature dynamic keynote addresses and presentations from global leaders spanning a range of topics including early care and education, brain development, family engagement, child welfare, racial equity, literacy, health and wellness, fatherhood, workforce development, and public policy.
 
October 26 - 27, 2018
Grow the Good: Cultivating a Powerful Profession
Sponsored by 4C for Children
United States
Phone: 800-256-1296
Web Site: http://www.4cconference.org
E-mail: [email protected]
The annual 4C for Children Leadership and Early Childhood Conference, Grow the Good: Cultivating a Powerful Profession, will be held on October 26-27, 2018, at the Sharonville Convention Center. Each day features a breakfast keynote speaker, continuing education workshops, a networking lunch and exhibitors with the latest tools and resources for early childhood professionals.
November 14 - 17, 2018
Annual Conference
Sponsored by NAEYC
Washington, DC, United States
Web Site: https://www.naeyc.org/events/annual
The NAEYC Annual Conference is the largest early childhood education conference in the world. Each year, tens of thousands of teachers, program administrators, students, and researchers choose from hundreds of presentations and exhibits to explore the latest trends and research in the early childhood field.