2018 Professional Learning Institute

Make a difference in the Early Childhood community! Join us for this premier professional development conference.

Registration is Open!

June 10–13, 2018 | Austin, Texas

This year’s event is being held at the JW Marriott Austin, June 10-13. Register today!

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What it's all about

Each year, thousands of early childhood professionals gather at NAEYC’s Professional Learning Institute. Join us and connect with your colleagues and other professionals around the world! Learn more about Institute

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2018 Institute Highlights

  • Over 200 sessions: With sessions featuring the latest information and research in the field, you can tailor your agenda to specific professional development needs.

  • Unlimited networking opportunities: Connect with peers, advocates, leaders in the field, and some of your favorite authors.

  • NAEYC Shop and Exhibit Hall: Stock up on the latest award-winning publications, early childhood resources, and classroom supplies.

You Can Save Money by Joining NAEYC Today!

Standard and Premium level NAEYC members receive a discount on their registration fees. Check out our membership pages to see all the benefits of membership.

Book your Housing for Institute

NAEYC has contracted with nearby hotels to enhance your Institute experience. Enjoy the hospitality of high-quality accommodations!

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Exhibiting & Advertising

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Expo Hall and Conference

NAEYC is grateful for the support of its generous sponsors!