2019 NCEA Visions for Excellence Early Childhood Education Seminar

New at NCEA 2019! A Seminar within the Convention!

April 24, 2019
8:45 AM - 4:45 PM
Marriott Marquis Chicago 

Why Attend & Seminar Description

The 2019 Visions for Excellence Early Childhood Education Seminar will provide top-level education to early childhood teachers, elementary school leaders, early childhood center leaders and diocesan leaders on how high quality early learning programs can positively impact the young child's faith formation and academic success from the very beginning of their Catholic school journey. Attendees will learn how sophisticated early learning programs incorporate developmentally appropriate practice, support mission, promote innovation, build enrollment, engage the parents and develop community. This conference is designed to be collaborative and provide for sharing information and best practices.  The seminar consists of professional development sessions, an inspirational keynote and networking opportunities. A continental breakfast and lunch are included. 

Sessions Will Be Designed For; 
- Early Childhood Teachers
- Early Childhood Leaders (School Principals & Early Childhood Center Directors)
- Diocesan Leaders

Topic Areas will Include;
- Research-based Developmentally Appropriate Practice
- Parent Engagement
- Community Development
- STREAM and Young Children
- Exceptional Learners in Early Childhood Education
- Developmental Assessment of the Young Child
- Creating an Early Childhood Center/Program
- Partnerships
- PLC's

Registration Fees

Registration Item  Fee 
2019 NCEA Visions for Excellence Early Childhood Education Seminar Only  $170                
2019 NCEA Visions for Excellence Early Childhood Education Seminar & NCEA Full Convention      $255 

Registration may be completed through the NCEA 2019 Convention & Expo registration site.  If you wish to add the Early Childhood Education Seminar to your registration at a later point in time than your initial NCEA 2019 Convention & Expo registration, you may do so via the Registration Resource Center. 

Register Now!       Registration Resource Center


*Please note that this schedule is subject to change. Please check back as the Conference draws nearer for any updates. 

Event   Time  
Registration & Continental Breakfast          8:45 - 9:15 AM
Opening Remarks & Welcome  9:15 - 9:30 AM 
Breakout Session I  9:40 - 10:55 AM 
Breakout Session II    11:05 AM - 12:20 PM        
Lunch & Keynote Address  12:30 - 1:55 PM 
Breakout Session III  2:05 - 3:20 PM 
Breakout Session IV  3:30 - 4:45 PM 

*A continental breakfast and lunch will be included.