The Early Learning Coalition of Palm Beach County is pleased to announce the 2020 Annual Early Childhood Education Conference: Ready, Set, Learn! The conference will be held on Saturday, May 30, 2020 at Palm Beach State College's (PBSC) Lake Worth campus located at 4200 Congress Avenue, Lake Worth, FL 33461.
Throughout our community, the Early Learning Coalition proudly serves more than 30,000 children throughout more than 700 child care settings. We are focused on ensuring high quality child care environments and making a difference with each and every child.
This year, this full-day event will provide our local early childhood professionals an opportunity to grow in the areas of Family Engagement, Equity and Diversity in Early Childhood Education (ECE), Social/Emotional Learning Support in ECE, Assessment of Young Children, Pre-K Transitions, and many more exciting program areas.
There will be a vendor display area accessible to conference attendees, promoting networking opportunities and resources for their practice. This year we are excited to offer an opportunity for approximately 300 early childhood educators to attend.
Workshop Presenter Proposals:
We would like to invite you to participate in this event by submitting a proposal to share your expertise with teachers who are at the helm of educating our young learners. Below is the information needed to submit your proposal.
The Conference Review Committee will select the proposals that contribute to a balanced and comprehensive conference program and may also ask submitters to refine their proposals to create the best possible content for the conference.
The following are topic areas:
- Family Engagement
- Equity and Diversity in Early Childhood Education (ECE)
- Social-Emotional Learning Support in ECE
- Assessment of Young Children
- Pre-K Transitions
All proposal submissions MUST be submitted by 11:59 p.m. EST on March 2, 2020 to be considered for the 2020 Conference Program:
- Via email to ConferenceProposals@elcpalmbeach.org, OR
- Via mail, Attention: Shirlene Robinson, 2300 High Ridge Rd, Ste. 115, Boynton Beach, FL 33426
- No Proposals will be accepted via fax.
You will be unable to submit your proposal without complete profiles from all listed presenters.
Notifications regarding your proposal status will be sent by March 16, 2020.
Thank you in advance for submitting your proposal.
If you have any questions relating to the Conference, please contact:
Melissa Mercado, Melissa.Mercado@elcpalmbeach.org, 561-231-5873
Please note that photographs, audio, and/or video at this or any ELCPBC event may be used on the ELCPBC website or ELCPBC social media pages at ELCPBC’s discretion for any purposes deemed appropriate by ELCPBC. By registering for this or any ELCPBC event, you are giving your permission to have your voice recorded and/or photograph taken and utilized by ELCPBC. You acknowledge that your participation in this event is voluntary, and neither you nor your organization will receive compensation for the use of photographs, audio, and/or video.
A copy of the official registration and financial information of Early Learning Coalition Palm Beach County may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services by calling Toll-Free 1-800-435-7352 within the State of Florida, or at www.freshfromflorida.com/division-offices/consumer-services. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the State.
Special Notice: If you require Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodations to participate in any ELCPBC event or activity, please notify Ms. Christie Young, Single Point of Contact, by phone at 561-214-7424 or by e-mail at Christie.Young@elcpalmbeach.org within at least seven (7) days of the event. Accommodations will be provided at no extra charge.