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November 2022 DCAEYC Updates

Represent DCAEYC at the NAEYC Annual Conference

November 16-19, 2022

Washington DC | Walter E Washington Convention Center



We're less than three weeks away from the NAEYC Annual Conference right here in DC! If you haven't registered yet, visit NAEYC's Annual Conference registration page to claim your spot today.


Volunteers Needed - DCAEYC is excited to announce that together with MDAEYC and NVAEYC we'll take part in welcoming our NAEYC family to the District by hosting the Hospitality Table at the Annual Conference. In order to make this a success though we'll need your help! Show off your DC (and DCAEYC!) pride and sign up for one of our two or three hour slots on November 16, 17, or 18.


Click Here to Volunteer for the Hospitality Table


Please note that volunteering at the Hospitality Table does not provide access to the NAEYC Annual Conference. To attend the Conference volunteers will still need to register for the event with NAEYC.

 

NAEYC Annual Conference Highlights

There will bo so many wonderful session and events at NAEYC's Annual Conference, and we know it can be hard deciding which ones to attend. Whatever you choose, be sure to check out these can't miss sessions and events connected to the work being done for ECE in DC!

Boundaries in Leadership: How to Create Boundaries and Reclaim Yourself

  • Thursday, November 17, 2022 | 3:00 pm

  • Presenters: Berna Artis and Sally D'Italia

Building Bigger and Bolder Coalition Advocacy for Real Change: How DC Early Educator Compensation Won!

  • Friday, November 18, 2022 | 10:00 am

  • Presenters: Kathy Hollowell-Makle, Ruqiyyah Anbar-Shaheen, Sia Barbara Kamara, Myrna Peralta, and Christina Henderson.

Composing a Profession: Reflections on Four Decades of ECE History to Inform Its Future

  • Friday, November 18, 2022 | 3:00pm

  • Presenters: Barbara Willer, Sue Bredekamp, Jerlean Daniel, Carol Brunson Day, Ed Greene, and Rahshita Lowe-Watson

DCAEYC Annual Membership Meeting

  • Friday, November 18, 2022 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

  • Join DCAEYC and your fellow members for our Annual Membership Meeting. This in-person meeting will be an opportunity to learn about the State of DCAEYC and meet other members of DCAEYC. Light refreshments will be served. RSVP here.

Bonus Conference Event


Click here to access the RSVP page

 


Saturday, December 10, 2022 | 10am - 3pm

DC Armory


Program and Resource Exhibitor Registration Open

Calling all ECE programs in the District! We invite you to join us on December 10 for a citywide early education for all event to share your ECE program or organization's resources with the community! This event will publicly showcase the diverse selection of early learning programs, community agencies, and organizations that support and serve children, families, and early educators.

Sponsored By:

DCAEYC

D.C. Family Child Care Association

D.C. Head Start Association

Under 3 DC

Hatch Early Learning

Source for Learning


Learn More Here Register Here



 

November 2022 Event Highlights

Click on the links below to join or register for events. For additional details and to stay up-to-date on events for the ECE field in DC, visit dcaeyc.org/events.


Week of October 31, 2022

Thursday, November 3, 2022 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

CAYL Catalyst Webinar: COVID's Impact on Early Childhood Education


The staffing crisis and other challenges facing early childhood education did not begin with the COVID pandemic, but it accelerated them. Join our panel to discuss how we've seen this play out within early childhood education; from out-of-school time care to 0-5 programming, and what we can do about it.


Organizer: The Cayl Institute

 

Saturday, November 5, 2022 and Sunday, November 6, 2022 (Days 1 and 2)

The Essence of Play Summit


The Essence of Play Summit is an innovative 4-day virtual event (optional 5th day available) that brings together the wisdom of a global group of researchers, authors, and educators who, through their own unique points of view, will deepen your understanding of play as creativity, play as inquiry, play as equity, and play as a community. The Essence of Play Summit is led by Miriam Beloglovsky, co-author of the award-winning Loose Parts series and founder and CEO of Playful Transformation.

Organizer: Think Small Institute



Week of November 7, 2022

Saturday, November 12, 2022 and Sunday, November 13, 2022 (Days 3 and 4)

The Essence of Play Summit


The Essence of Play Summit is an innovative 4-day virtual event (optional 5th day available) that brings together the wisdom of a global group of researchers, authors, and educators who, through their own unique points of view, will deepen your understanding of play as creativity, play as inquiry, play as equity, and play as a community. The Essence of Play Summit is led by Miriam Beloglovsky, co-author of the award-winning Loose Parts series and founder and CEO of Playful Transformation.

Organizer: Think Small Institute



Week of November 14, 2022

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 - Saturday, November 19, 2022

NAEYC Annual Conference


Join DCAEYC and help us represent the District at this year's NAEYC Annual Conference from November 16-19, right here in Washington DC at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center! The 2022 NAEYC Annual Conference will feature over 500 enriching sessions from a variety of topics.


Organizer: NAEYC



 

Friday, November 18, 2022 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

DCAEYC Annual Membership Meeting


Join DCAEYC and your fellow members for our Annual Membership Meeting. This in-person meeting will be an opportunity to learn about the State of DCAEYC and meet other DCAEYC members. Although this meeting will take place at the NAEYC Annual Conference, registration to the Conference is not required to attend. Meeting location TBD. Light refreshments will be served.


Organizer: DCAEYC


To stay up-to-date on events for the ECE field in DC, visit dcaeyc.org/events.


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