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Promoting Educational Opportunity through Early Education: Learning from the French Experience


Thursday, December 12, 2002 - December 13, 2002

The conference is organized by the French-American Foundation, and is sponsored by the Foundation for Child Development and The McCormick Tribune Foundation. The subject of this conference is French priority education policy as it applies to the French preschool system of “ecoles maternelles”. Conference panels will examine French “best practices” and explore other aspects of…

2002 NAEYC Annual Conference & Expo


Wednesday, November 20, 2002 - November 23, 2002

Opportunities for early childhood education colleagues from across the country and around the world to network and discuss cutting-edge research and information. There will be hundreds of sessions and workshops, along with an Exhibit Hall featuring more than one thousand exhibit booths hosted by many of the leading companies that provide materials and services to…

The 2002 OSEP National Early Childhood Conference


Monday, November 4, 2002 - November 6, 2002

The 2002 OSEP National Early Childhood Conference, intended for a variety of audiences involved in planning and delivery services to young children with special needs and their families, will take place in Washington, DC. The conference goals include: – Gaining a better understanding of research findings and practices. – Expanding the goals of the US…

NBCDI Annual Conference


Sunday, October 27, 2002 - October 29, 2002

“Collective Will and Imagination: Responding to Today’s Children” The National Black Child Development Institute’s annual conference is a major training vehicle for thousands of service providers, policymakers, parents, and volunteers working to improve and protect the lives of African American children. The Conference will be organized along five major tracks: early care and education, education,…

NJAEYC Annual Conference


Friday, October 18, 2002 - October 19, 2002

Annual conference offers 100 training sessions for preschool educators, parents, child care providers, and child advocates. Highlights include: Ella Jenkins – Songwriter and performer – Friday night Keynote Jean Feldman – Author of “A Survival Guide for Preschool Teachers” – Saturday night Keynote “Building Brains with Bach” – Rebecca Shore, author of “Baby Teacher: Nurturing…

National Child Care Association Capital Summit


Wednesday, September 18, 2002 - September 20, 2002

WHO ATTENDS NCCA’S CAPITAL SUMMIT? Leaders and members of the National Child Care Association, State Leadership Council Members, concerned private sector providers WHY? Opportunities… …to put private, licensed early care and education companies and corporations at the forefront “inside the beltway” …to play a role in crafting national childhood care and education policy …to meet…

Healthy Child Care America Annual Conference


Monday, August 26, 2002 - August 27, 2002

Programs include: “Financing Quality Early Childhood Programs: Making it Work” and “Raising the Bar on Quality Child Care” Contact Information: Sheryl Nelson American Academy of Pediatrics 1-888-227-5409 childcare@aap.org

Partners for Success: Linking Communities, Families and Schools


Monday, July 15, 2002 - July 17, 2002

The annual conference,”Partners for Success: Linking Communities, Families and Schools,” will take place at the Omni-New Haven Hotel at Yale. Speakers will address many topics including emotional intelligence, school readiness, family literacy, needs of immigrant families, and the role of play and television in children’s achievement. Yale University Professor Edward Zigler, founder of the 21C…

Engaging Business on Home Visiting


Thursday January 1, 1970 @ 2pm

Home-visiting programs and policies surrounding them are the topic of discussion at this webinar from ReadyNation, a project of America’s Promise Alliance. Specifically, the role of the business community in providing advocacy efforts will be addressed, using Michigan as an example. Speaking at the webinar will be Mick Flemming, president of the American Chamber of…

National Leadership Conference


Thursday January 1, 1970

The McCormick Center is hosting their 14th Leadership Connections national conference , May 15-17, in Wheeling, IL. Professional development sessions for child care administrators, policymakers, resource and referral specialists, college instructors, family child care providers, and independent consultants are planned, along with networking opportunities. McCormick also offers a leadership development program, details here .