Fund Your Way to Annual Conference
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Have you dreamed of attending NAEYC's Annual Conference, but struggled with finding the funding and support to attend? We know the costs associated with travel, lodging, registration, and time away from work, can be daunting -- but we also know that Annual Conference is an event unlike any other for meeting your professional development goals. Here are a few suggestions to help lower costs and raise money for your trip to this year's event in Washington, D.C.!
Raise Money, Save Money!
Get loud for early childhood education and tell your community what it takes to help all young children thrive. Use the templates below as a guide to request support from your boss, families at your school, and local businesses in your community. Customize the letters with your personal details and start raising money this summer! For the greatest savings, don’t wait too long—early bird registration ends September 7.
The Lasting Legacy Scholarships give NAEYC members the opportunity to gain professional development, and networking experiences at NAEYC Conferences. Scholars apply through a competitive application process, and chosen candidates receive funding to cover Annual Conference registration fees. Stay tuned for details about the 2018 Lasting Legacy Scholarship application.
More Tips to Save
- Looking for someone to split hotel or travel costs with? Join our private Annual Conference Facebook group, designed specially to help conference attendees find travel partners, a hotel roommate, or to simply connect in advance and make new friends.
- Be creative and use crowdfunding sources to cover your expenses. See how one preschool teacher raised money to attend Annual Conference
We can't wait to see you in Washington, D.C., November 14-17!