Broward Early Childhood Education Conference 2020

Save the Date for BECEC 2020

Save the Date BECEC 2020

ELC Announces the Date for the Annual Broward Early Childhood Education Conference

We're pleased to announce the annual Broward Early Childhood Education Conference will be held on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at Broward College North Campus (1000 Coconut Creek Blvd. Coconut Creek, FL 33066). This year's conference theme is 'Stand Up and Be Counted!' 
 
Conference details and information on registration will be posted soon. 

Call for Conference Exhibitors

The BECEC is pleased to again welcome exhibitors to participate in the conference. Potential exhibitors will need to fill out the Exhibitor Request Form and return it to Nemmanuel@elcbroward.org. If you are interested in tabling for the conference, please reserve a space before they run out. The BECEC will provide a venue for businesses and non-profit organizations to make contact with the early learning community (more than 800 participants).
 
As an exhibitor, you will have the unique opportunity to market your products and services to a captive audience of teachers, early learning providers, and educators.  Exhibit hours have been arranged to give exhibitors maximum exposure. By exhibiting, vendors have the chance to highlight their products and services in a venue geared to their market and where they can connect directly with their audience.
 
 

Call for Workshop Presenter Proposals

The ELC is currently seeking workshop presenters for the annual Broward Early Childhood Education Conference. We invite all interested individuals to share your expertise by submitting a proposal to be a conference presenter. Presentations should be designed for audiences that may include early childhood educators, directors, family child care home providers, and community partners in a related field.
 
The 2020 conference theme this year is Stand Up and Be Counted! The conference is scheduled to take place on February 1, 2020 from 7:00a – 3:30p at Broward College’s North Campus, located at 1000 Coconut Creek Blvd. Coconut Creek, FL 33066. We expect to have more than 850 attendees.
 
Workshop Proposal Topics
 
Our goal is to enable early childhood professionals to learn best practices, and we welcome workshop proposals that support innovation and innovative strategies for improving and/or reinforcing high quality learning and operation of child care centers and homes. Examples of proposal topics would include but are not limited to:
 
  • CLASS® Classroom Assessment Scoring System
  • Developmentally Appropriate Practice
  • Computer Skills
  • Science and Math in the Classroom
  • Child Care Business Practice
  • Child Care Policy and Advocacy 
  • Early Literacy
  • Social Emotional Well-Being of Children, Families and Educators
  • Inclusion of Children with Special Needs
  • Infant Mental Health
  • Trauma Informed Care Practices
Workshops in Spanish
 
Last year we had several successful presentations in Spanish. Please indicate below whether you or your team would be willing to conduct your workshop in Spanish.
 
Proposal Submission Deadline
 
Interested individuals must complete the attached Workshop Presenter Proposal form and return to the ELC by Friday, October 18, 2019. Completed proposals should be emailed to ametsch@elcbroward.org.
 
Proposals received after this deadline will be placed on a waiting list. Should additional presenters be needed, the proposal will be reviewed and selected presenters will be notified.
 
If you have any questions regarding this Call for Proposal, please contact Allison Metsch at 954-377-2188 extension 2360 or ametsch@elcbroward.org.

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