Events

NAEYC Annual Conference

The NAEYC Annual Conference is the largest early childhood education conference in the world, where tens of thousands of educators choose from hundreds of presentations and exhibits.

Future NAEYC Annual Conference locations and dates:
 
Orlando, FL — November 17-20, 2021
Washington, DC — November 16-19, 2022
Nashville, TN — November 15-18, 2023
Anaheim, CA — November 6-9, 2024
 
For more information, visit: naeyc.org/events/annual

NAEYC's Professional Learning Institute

The Professional Learning Institute is designed for professionals who prepare, mentor and train early childhood professionals.

Future NAEYC Professional Learning Institutes locations and dates:

Cleveland, OH — June 12-15, 2022
Portland, OR — June 4-7, 2023

For more information, visit: naeyc.org/events/institute

NAEYC DAP Symposium

This virtual event will be an opportunity for anyone involved with early education to explore the rationale and consequences to their work from the recent revisions to the DAP Position Statement and the upcoming 4th edition of Developmentally Appropriate Practice in Early Childhood Programs.

DAP Symposium participants will hear directly from the authors on the “why” behind the changes that appear in the new statement, and have online access to over 25 NAEYC-curated sessions presented by early learning industry thought leaders. Opening and closing sessions over the two days will share the summative recommendations for meeting the intent of DAP.

The NAEYC DAP Position Statement has been a guide post for the field since it was first released. Join the NAEYC learning community on DAP this June as we seek to ensure all young children have access to high-quality early learning. 

Future DAP Symposium locations and dates:

Virtual — June 9-10, 2021

For more information, visit: naeyc.org/DAP-Symposium