Archived events including conferences and webinars

Past Events

National Black Child Development Institute’s 34th Annual Conference

Sunday, September 26, 2004 - September 28, 2004

The 34th Annual National Black Child Development Institute (NBCDI) Conference is the leading training program for parents and professionals working to improve the lives of children, youth, and their families. This year’s conference will provide seminars, forums and workshops led by experts who define the cutting edge. The conference provides participants with the opportunity to…

“Questions of Quality:” Defining, Assessing and Supporting Quality in Early Childhood Care and Education

Thursday, September 23, 2004 - September 25, 2004

This first international conference of the Centre for Early Childhood Development focuses on the theme of quality in early childhood care and education. The conference will provide those working with young children with an opportunity to participate actively in a dynamic forum addressing key questions of quality. Participants will be able to share information and…

NACC 27th National Children’s Law Conference

Tuesday, September 7, 2004 - September 10, 2004

The practice of children’s law through interdisciplinary training continues to be the focus at this year’s NACC conference, “Representing Children, Families, and Agencies.” The program will include workshops focusing on abuse and neglect, custody and visitation, juvenile justice, and policy advocacy. Shay Bilchik, president of the Child Welfare League of America, will give the keynote…

European Early Childhood Research Association 14th Annual Conference

Wednesday, September 1, 2004 - September 4, 2004

The European Early Childhood Research Association 14th Annual Conference provides participants with the opportunity to promote the significance of early childhood research, policy, and practice. The theme of this year’s conference is “Quality Curricula: The Influence of Research, Policy and Praxis.” The conference also addresses issues of equity and access in creating a quality curriculum….

Communities Collaborative Brain Development Conference: “Making Connections”

Wednesday, August 11, 2004 - August 12, 2004

The Communities Collaboration Committee’s Brain Development Conference “Making Connections” brings together experts on brain development to discuss the connection of brain development to family, environment, classroom, curriculum, nutrition, relationships, language, grief, health and music. The conference provides opportunity for schools, centers and agencies to find out the latest research on brain development.

NCES Forum & Summer Data Conference, 2004 (STATS-DC 2004)

Monday, July 26, 2004 - July 30, 2004

Participants at this year’s conference will explore the progress in ongoing Forum best-practice guides in the areas of performance indicators, data quality, and data items for school exit codes.

2004 National Forum on Education Policy

Tuesday, July 13, 2004 - July 16, 2004

From preschool to college, participants at this year’s National Forum on Education Policy will tackle key education issues including No Child Left Behind, teaching quality, funding, access, and accountability.

Scaffolding Early Literacy

Wednesday, July 14, 2004 - July 15, 2004

Join early childhood educators, reading specialists, and literacy coaches at this two-day workshop introduction to McREL’s Scaffolding Early Literacy professional development program. Participants will learn about: critical theoretical principles that should guide the literacy instruction of young children; the relationship between early literacy development and later academic achievement; and what to look for when setting…

Head Start’s 7th National Research Conference: “Promoting Positive Development in Young Children – Designing Strategies That Work”

Monday, June 28, 2004 - July 1, 2004

The objectives of this year’s research conference are to focus on the development of competent children, understand how families, schools, communities, and cultural contexts shape that development, study of evidence-based programming and strategies, and reexamine some of the traditional early childhood practices and approaches.

NAEYC’s 13th National Institute for Early Childhood Professional Development

Sunday, June 20, 2004 - June 23, 2004

Participants at the 2004 NAEYC National Institute will have opportunities to discuss the latest research and ideas on early childhood development and learning, and explore ways to use that information to support early childhood educators and children they serve.