GAYC’s Together for Children Conference brings together more than 1,200 early childhood professionals from around the state for professional development, learning, and networking.

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The 2016 conference will be held September 23 – 24, 2016 at Gwinnett Technical College. Same place, more space! More conference details coming soon; spread the word!

Call for proposals

Would you like to be a presenter at the Georgia Association on Young Children’s 50th annual conference? The conference will bring together more than 1,500 early childhood professionals from around the state for two days of professional development, learning, and networking. We are looking for proposals that offer new and innovative ideas, evidence-based best practices, and presentations that rely on solid research-grounded work in the early childhood field. If you have presented at a GAYC conference previously, please submit a new presentation– no repeats, please!

To submit a proposal, complete the online application form and email your resume with the subject line: GAYC CFP 2016. The deadline to submit proposals has been extended to July 10, 2016. Notification of proposal status will be made in late summer.

Please join us as a presenter at the 50th Annual GAYC conference! For more information about conference proposals, please read the Conference Proposal FAQ.

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Be a student volunteer

Attending the conference is a bargain for students at Georgia colleges and universities. Register at the reduced student rate to save money, or volunteer as a conference session host/hostess and attend some sessions for free. Volunteers may host sessions, help out in the exhibit hall, or fill in other places as needed. If you’re interested in being a student volunteer, fill out a student volunteer application online.

2015 conference program

Thanks to everyone who helped make the 2015 conference successful! The 2015 conference program is available for you to view. Click here to download it as a pdf.

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2015 conference program