VAAEYC Annual Conference (Mar 8-10)

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March 8-10, 2018

Fredricksburg, Virginia

The Virginia Association for the Education of Young Children (VAAEYC) 62nd Annual Conference is the premier professional development event in Virginia for early childhood educators. This not-to-be missed event has many activities, including:

  • Three full days of conference
  • Exhibit hall with a great variety of vendors
  • Luncheons with presentations
  • Friday night banquet
  • More than 120 planned workshops — earn 6 CE hours per day
  • Hands-on sessions, music, art and more
  • Motivational and inspirational general sessions
  • Great networking with your peers and colleagues
  • Free parking
  • Concessions available onsite
  • Three hotels to choose from right next door
  • Convenient evening activities — shopping and dining

Conference highlights also include:

  • Exploring arts integration in early childhood with Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts
  • Literacy luncheon with Anne Marie Pace, author of Vampirina Ballerina, Pigloo, and more.
  • Tom Hobson aka “Teacher Tom” explores how a play-based curriculum works and demonstrates how it is an ideal model of democracy in action.
  • Luncheon about public policy and speaking up on early education
  • Creating Classroom Community with Jacky Howell
  • Lunch and Learn: Integrating  performing arts into a curriculum to cultivate literacy development, creative thinking, and self-expression

Register for the VAAEYC Conference »