The CAEYC conference is the annual conference of the California Association for the Education of Young Children (CAEYC), a professional organization for early childhood education professionals in California. This year's conference, which is the 37th annual event, will take place at the Marriott in Santa Clara, April 21-23, 2023.
The CAEYC conference is a valuable resource for early childhood education professionals who want to stay up-to-date on the latest trends and research in the field. The conference offers a wide range of workshops, presentations, panel discussions, and networking opportunities, all designed to help early childhood educators learn, grow, and connect with their colleagues.
One of the highlights of the CAEYC conference is the keynote presentations, which feature some of the leading experts in early childhood education. This year's keynote speakers include Dr. Jane Mercer, a leading expert on early childhood education and a professor at the University of California, Berkeley, and Dr. Cynthia Chiong, a renowned expert on child development and a professor at San Diego State University.
In addition to the keynote presentations, the CAEYC conference also offers a wide range of workshops and presentations that cover a wide range of topics in early childhood education. Some of the workshops and presentations at past conferences included:
- "Supporting Children's Social-Emotional Development: Strategies for Educators"
- "Incorporating Nature and the Outdoors into Early Childhood Programs"
- "Culturally Responsive Teaching in Early Childhood Education"
- "Using Technology to Enhance Learning in Early Childhood Programs"
- "Creating Inclusive Early Childhood Programs for Children with Special Needs"
In addition to the workshops and presentations, the CAEYC conference also offers networking opportunities for attendees. This includes a networking reception on the evening of March 16, as well as a vendor showcase where attendees can learn about the latest products and services for early childhood education.
The CAEYC conference is an important event for early childhood education professionals in California. It offers a valuable opportunity to learn, grow, and connect with colleagues, and to stay up-to-date on the latest trends and research in the field. If you are an early childhood education professional in California, we encourage you to register for the CAEYC conference and take advantage of this valuable professional development opportunity.