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Free Summer Data Workshop: Early Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (Baby FACES)


Monday, August 8, 2016 - August 9, 2016 @ 9am - 5pm

Research Connections will be holding a free summer data workshop on the Early Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (Baby FACES) in Ann Arbor, Michigan, on August 8-9. Baby FACES is a descriptive study of Early Head Start programs designed to inform policy and practice at both national and local levels. Baby FACES project…

Third Annual Conference of Early Childhood Social Impact Performance Advisors


Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - June 24, 2016 @ 8:30am - 4pm

The 3rd Annual Conference of the Early Childhood Social Impact Performance Advisors will be held June 22-24 in Denver, Colorado. Details on schedule and accommodations will follow soon. This is a major national conference on Pay for Success (PFS) social impact financing and the only such conference focused on early childhood Pay for Success. This…

NAEYC National Institute for Early Childhood Professional Development


Tuesday June 7, 2016 @ 4:30PM

First Early Childhood Education Action Congress


Monday June 6, 2016 @ 8am

You are invited to join the First Early Childhood Education Action Congress, hosted by the Secretary General of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), to be held in Paris on June 6-7th, 2016.  This event will bring together 450 leaders from many countries to discuss how to build the political and public support…

43rd Annual National Head Start Conference and Expo


Sunday, May 15, 2016 - May 20, 2016

NHSA’s 43rd annual National Head Start Conference and Expo is the largest national event devoted to the Head Start and Early Head Start community. From May 16th – 20th, more than 5,000 executive directors, directors, administrators, managers, teachers, policy council members, and parents from every state and territory will gather in Nashville, Tennessee. The Head Start and Early Head Start community is driven…

2016 National Smart Start Conference


Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - May 5, 2016 @ 8:30am - 12pm

The National Smart Start Conference provides professional development for early education leaders and gives participants the opportunity to access the latest research, learn new skills and share lessons learned.   The dates for 2016 are May 2-5, 2016 at the Koury Convention Center in Greensboro.   Please email all questions to conference@smartstart.org .

Early Childhood Teacher Education Policies: Research Review and State Trends


Thursday May 5, 2016 @ 1pm

Save the date and time for this webinar which will examine the recent policy report from CEELO . The  paper provides policymakers with a review of published research on early childhood (ECE) workforce education and credentials as well as on the current status of ECE wages, recruitment and retention challenges, and promising practices. It summarizes trends in…

Promoting Bilingualism and Biliteracy in the Classroom


Friday April 22, 2016 @ 12:30pm - 2:30pm

A Step Up To Quality accredited workshop for practitioners on “Promoting Bilingualism and Biliteracy in the Classroom” will be held at the Schoenbaum Family Center on April 22 from 12:30-2:30 p.m.  Register .  

National Training Institute, Effective Practices for Addressing Challenging Behavior


Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - April 21, 2016 @ 8am - 5pm

This unique and inspiring educators’ conference has been designed by The Florida Center for Inclusive Communities along with the Pyramid Model Consortium to bring educational professionals a unique learning experience. The format of this event focuses on bringing teaching experts from around the world together to offer practical, ready to apply techniques on social and…

National Training Institute, Effective Practices for Addressing Challenging Behavior


Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - April 21, 2016 @ 8am - 5pm

This unique and inspiring educators’ conference has been designed by The Florida Center for Inclusive Communities along with the Pyramid Model Consortium to bring educational professionals a unique learning experience. The format of this event focuses on bringing teaching experts from around the world together to offer practical, ready to apply techniques on social and…