Join NAEYC at Universal CityWalk®
Thursday, November 19, 7:00–9:00 p.m.
Enjoy food, beverages and exclusive access to three exciting venues. Each venue will serve select items from a themed-menu, and each attendee will receive one drink ticket.
Bob Marley–A Tribute to Freedom®
Reggae the Night away at Bob Marley–A Tribute to Freedom®. At this replica of Bob Marley's home in Kingston, Jamaica, you'll enjoy live music and authentic Jamaican cuisine while you take in the music, heritage, and lyrical imagery of the legendary King of Reggae.
CityWalk's Rising Star
Here's your chance to be in the band! At CityWalk's Rising Star karaoke club, you take center stage as a lead singer. This is real music, played live while you belt out your favorite songs in front of a live audience.
Pat O'Brien's® Orlando
Party, party, party at Pat O'Brien's®, an exact replica of the famed New Orleans watering hole where it's Mardi Gras 365 days a year. Have Fun!® at the home of the original flaming fountains patio and dueling pianos.
The cost for this event is $55 per person. Purchase your tickets now using the NAEYC Conference Registration form. Tickets must be purchased by October 23, tickets may not be purchased on-site. After October 23, fees are nonrefundable. Transportation will be provided from the Orange County Convention Center to Universal CityWalk®. After the event, transportation will be provided to the Conference hotels.
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FLAEYC's Florida Fling
Thursday, November 19, 9:00–11:30 p.m.
Join the board of the Florida Association for the Education of Young Children at this year's Florida Fling! this free, fun evening welcomes all Floridians as well as any conference participant that wants to be a Floridian for the night! Enjoy refreshments, delicious light appetizers, and take photos with friends in the photobooth. With a cash bar, dance contest led by PJDJ Patrick Cullen from Atomic Entertainment, and fabulous door prizes, this is something you won't want to miss!
The Florida Fling will be held in the Plaza International Ballroom (G) of the Hyatt Regency Orlando. We hope to see you there!
NAEYC Accreditation: 80s Party!
Thursday, November 19. Time to be announced.
This year, we are celebrating the 30-year anniversary of NAEYC accreditation and the thousands of children and families who have been provided with high-quality early learning experiences as a result. On Thursday, November 19, we're throwing it back to 1985—the year NAEYC began accrediting centers, for a fun-filled celebration with dancing, a cash bar, and plenty of giveaways! Stay tuned for more information.
FLAEYC's Epcot Night Out
Friday, November 20, 4:00–9:00 p.m.
Enjoy an evening at Walt Disney World's Epcot with your collageus, friends, and family at the Florida Association for the Education of Young Chidlren's Epcot Night Out! Experience Future World, where innovation and wonder abound. Explore and dine in any of the 11 different countries featured surrounding teh World ShowCase Lagoon. At the end of the evening, look to the sky and discover the awe-inspiring IllumiNations: Reflections of the Earth, an incredible symphony of lasers, music, and fireworks.
Package includes a ticket to Epcot after 4 p.m. and round trip transportation to/from designated convention center locations that will be announced at a later date. You can you purchase your ticket package when registering online for the NAEYC's 2015 Annual Conference and Expo, or onsite during the conference while supplies last. Tickets cost $78 online, or $88 onsite.
- Bus Service to Epcot: 3:30–5:30 p.m.\
- IllumiNations: 9:00 p.m.
- Returning Bus Service: 8:30–10:00 p.m.
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Partner Event: Early Education and Technology for Children (EETC) Conference
Wednesday, November 18, 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Since 2011, researchers, policymakers, administrators and educators from around the globe have come together at the Early Education and Technology for Children (EETC) Conference to explore technology and its role in early childhood education.
This year, we're excited to announce EETC is partnering with NAEYC to present present EETC 2015 as a special, one-day conference track immediately preceding the NAEYC 2015 Annual Conference & Expo. Simply register for the NAEYC Annual Conference and choose the option to add EETC to your conference schedule—at no extra cost!