Dasani wakes up before dawn each day at a homeless shelter in Brooklyn, New York. After slipping out from under the covers, she goes to the window. On a clear day, she can see all...
The Council is still on the road and having a blast connecting with our community in-person. Check your schedule and plan to meet us in a city near you. In the meantime, we encourage you to check out our recent conference snapshots and see what’s in store. We’re looking forward to meeting you on the road!
International Conference on Early Childhood Education and Development: August 9 – 10, 2022, New York, NY
Parents as Teachers Conference: August 31 – September 3, 2022, Denver CO
National Indian Child Care Association (NICCA): September 13 – 15, 2022, Durant, OK
Maryland Early Childhood Conference: September 16 – 17, 2022, Hagerstown, MD
Join our presentation: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Earning a CDA Credential
Region IV Head Start Association: September 19 – 22, 2022, Atlanta, GA
National Head Start Association (NHSA): September 19 – 22, 2022, Washington, DC
Connecting On the Road
Florida Family Child Care Home Association
June 22 – 26, 2022
July 11 – 15, 2022
National Indian Head Start Association
June 27 – 30, 2022
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