National Smart Start Conference (Apr 30-May 3)
The National Smart Start Conference is the nation’s largest conference devoted to early education systems and strategies. The conference provides advanced professional development for early education leaders committed to improving the quality of and access to early childhood services for all children ages birth to five. It is intended for professionals who support families, for professionals who support those who work with children, and professionals engaging in early care and education systems change.
The 2018 Conference will be held in Greensboro, North Carolina and will feature a full day of pre-conference sessions followed by three days of workshops and networking opportunities. Workshop focus areas include:
- Early Care and Education
- Early Childhood Health and Development
- Family Support and Engagement
- Public Engagement, Fundraising, and Nonprofit Management
- Early Childhood Systems and Leadership