Attendees at the annual conferenceGAYC’s Together for Children Conference & Expo,  brings together more than 3,000 early childhood professionals from around the state for three days of professional development, learning, and networking.

This year’s conference theme, Raising the Bar, offers an exciting opportunity to provide a wide variety of learning focusing on the importance of elevating our teaching strategies through best practices in early care and education.  Key topic areas of concentration include:  Intentional Teaching, Family Engagement, School Readiness, Leadership and Cultural Competence.


Dates and location

The 2014 conference will take place on Friday, September 26 and Saturday, September 27, 2014 at the Gwinnett Center in Duluth, GA. Pre-conference sessions will be held on Thursday, September 25, 2014.  Mark your calendars and share the Save the Date Flyer with others!

Reserve your conference exhibit space!

Exhibitors will have booth space in the Exhibit Hall, where we also hold a silent auction, college fair, vendor demos, lunch & general concessions, and have the the opportunity to gain insight into the needs of your target markets.  If you would like to exhibit or advertise, online and fill-in pdf applications are now available on the Exhibitors page.

Submit a conference session proposal

The 2014 GAYC Call for Proposals is now closed.  Notification of acceptance will be made by:  June 15, 2014.  If you would like to present during our Student Demos, Research Symposium, or Learning Galleria visit the Presenters page.