Annual Conference 2011GAYC’s 48th annual conference 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.

Join us for a unique and enjoyable learning opportunity! For more information, check out the Annual Conference page.

Conference proposals

The 2014 GAYC Call for Proposal Form (CFP) is available here

Please be sure to review the Call for Proposals FAQ before completing your CFP.  The CFP FAQ is available here: Call for Proposals FAQ GAYC Conference 2014

Deadline for proposals:  May 2, 2014

Notification of acceptance will be made by:  June 15, 2014

Dates and Location

The conference will take place on Friday, September 26 and Saturday, September 27, at the Gwinnett Center in Duluth, GA. Pre-conference sessions will be held on Thursday, September 25, 2014