NAEYC national conferences bring together early childhood educators — teachers, program administrators, students, researchers and teacher educators — to explore the latest research and learn from one another.
The National Institute for Early Childhood Professional Development is designed for professionals who prepare, mentor and train early childhood professionals.
NAEYC’s Institute for Early Childhood Professional Development is designed for seasoned and emergent leaders in the field of early childhood education. Attendees include program administrators, teacher educators, trainers, coaches, agency officials, advocates, master teachers, and others whose work focuses on quality improvement in programs for young children and their families. The primary goal of the Institute is to deepen participants’ understanding of the expanding early childhood knowledge base; provide a forum for addressing significant, controversial issues affecting young children’s education and development; and help attendees develop skills that improve professional development and practice.
Gain new skills and knowledge.
Choose from more than 200 presentations and discover the ideas, strategies, innovative research, and techniques you need now.
Take time away from your busy schedule to relax, reflect, and recharge as you attend sessions, meet with colleagues, and explore the Exhibit Hall and NAEYC Shop.
Build your network.
Meet and learn from hundreds of early childhood educators and leaders from around the country – and the world – who share the same challenges you do.
Learn from the experts.
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