REGISTRATION IS OPEN for Creating Connections to Shining Stars 2017: Virginia’s Collaborative Early Childhood Birth through Five Conference
VCPD’s Creating Connections to Shining Stars (CCSS) Conference is planned for July 19-21, 2017 at Hotel Roanoke. The conference will focus on promoting and supporting the implementation of evidence-based practices in inclusive settings for all children, birth to age five. For details about the conference including links to registration and hotel reservations, click on the black CCSS Conference tab above.
National Early Childhood Inclusion Institute
For over 15 years, the National Early Childhood Inclusion Institute has been the premier event for people from all early childhood sectors to come together to learn, share, and problem-solve about inclusion for young children. Last year, the 3-day conference sold out more quickly than ever before—months in advance. Registration is now open for this year’s Institute: http://inclusioninstitute.fpg.unc.edu/ The May 9-11, 2017 Institute will include dozens of groundbreaking sessions and workshops on many hot topics. Janice Fialka—parent, poet, storyteller, and an award-winning advocate for people with disabilities—delivers the keynote address. The popular federal plenary panel returns, and the award-winning filmmaker Jenna Kanell and her brother Vance lead this year’s special family plenary session.
Opening Doors-Unlocking Potential 2017: Effectively Serving Students Who Are D/HH
Opening Doors-Unlocking Potential (ODUP) is designed to increase the knowledge and skills of teachers of the deaf and hard of hearing (TODHH) and other educators working directly with students who are d/hh. The 11th annual ODUP will focus on effective strategies, assessments and more to positively impact outcomes for students who are deaf and hard of hearing and have additional concerns (i.e., D/HH Plus). This includes an exciting “short course” on behavior strategies for students with complex needs. The conference is planned for June 29-30, 2017 at the DoubleTree by Hilton. Contact Ann W Hughes at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
33rd Annual International DEC Conference
On October 4-6, 2017 in Portland, Oregon, the Division for Early Childhood will bring together a passionate group of dedicated individuals who work with or on behalf of young children (0-8) with special needs and their families. This year’s conference theme, Mountains of Opportunities: Interdisciplinary Collaboration in the New Millennium, features foremost authorities in early intervention, early childhood special education, and related disciplines. Additional information is available at email@example.com.
NAEYC Annual Conference
NAEYC’s Annual Conference is the largest gathering of thought leaders, classroom teachers and faculty, administrators, researchers, and other critically important practitioners and contributors in early childhood education. The Conference is a great opportunity to help advance shared work on behalf of children during their most critical period of development and learning! The Novmber 15-18, 2017 conference is planned for Atlanta, Georgia. Additional information is available at http://www.naeyc.org/conference/.
Future National Association for the Education of Young Children Conferences
Washington, DC — November 14-17, 2018
Anaheim, CA — November 4-7, 2020
Orlando, FL — November 17-20, 2021
Washington, DC — November 16-19, 2022
Nashville, TN — November 15-18, 2023
Anaheim, CA — November 6-9, 2024