2017 Early Educators Leadership Conference
Elevating the Voice of the Early Educator

Oct 11-14, 2017

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The 2017 Early Educators Leadership Conference is an excellent opportunity for participants to convene and discuss critical, relevant, and thought-provoking topics in the field. Our theme, "Elevating the Voice of the Early Educator" will focus on discussing timely issues in our ever-changing field. We invite you to join us!

As a participant in this event, we want you to:

  1. Strengthen your individual leadership skills and capacity to support professional development.
  2. Advance your capacity to employ strategies that enhance the quality of programs for young children.
  3. Promote professional development as a way to maximize the development of the next generation of ECE professionals.

Our conference will include a series of concurrent sessions, general sessions, as well as a town hall meeting, all designed to elevate the voice of the early educator.


While at the conference, you will:

PARTICIPATE in a national professional development community of practice to develop collaborative relationships with other early care and education leaders to promote excellence through a focus on competency.

LEARN about frameworks that you can use to be a more effective leader.



IDENTIFY cross-sector strategies to strengthen professional development systems.

COME TOGETHER with people from other states to create a shared professional identity and vision.

Our Sponsors

Council for Professional Recognition