Present at the 2018 Annual Conference
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CALL FOR PRESENTATION PROPOSALS
Deadline for Submissions: January 12, 2018
2018 NAEYC Annual Conference
Wednesday, November 14 – Saturday, November 17, 2018
NAEYC's Annual Conference is the world’s largest gathering of early childhood professionals, offering hundreds of engaging and informative sessions, poster displays, research panels, and more. We invite you to share your research, content expertise, and experience at the 2018 NAEYC Annual Conference in Washington, D.C.
NAEYC seeks proposals that address timely topics (view tracks, topics & descriptions) and current challenges faced by early childhood professionals. Proposals should be grounded in best practices, informed by research, support NAEYC’s mission, and meet the professional development needs of the conference’s core audiences.
Based on the Annual Conference survey results:
- Approximately 75% of attendees are experienced early childhood professionals with 11+ years in the field.
45% have more than 20 years experience
29% have 11-20 years experience
- The top four positions held by our audience:
39% program directors/school administrators
14% college faculty
- 85% of attendees hold a bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral or other professional degree.
41% master’s degree
32% bachelor’s degree
12% doctoral or other professional degree
- A breakdown of our attendees by age is shown below:
Age 30 and under = 9%
Ages 31-40 = 24%
Ages 41-50 = 28%
Ages 51-60 = 24%
Age 61+ = 13%
NAEYC strives to incorporate a diverse array of presenters and perspectives. We welcome presenters of different nationalities and varying levels of experience representing both individual experts and those representing institutions and organizations.
All proposals should reflect research and/or practical experience that is innovative, well-grounded, and consistent with the principles of effective adult learning in a conference setting. Proposals must be submitted online. NAEYC will inform you of your status regardless if the proposal is accepted or not via email in July.