Early Childhood Summit

Registration Opens June 1, 2017

2017 Pennsylvania Early Childhood Education Summit

Since 2008, the Pennsylvania Child Care Association, the Pennsylvania Head Start Association and the Pennsylvania Office of Child Development & Early Learning have cosponsored the Early Childhood Education Summit. The Summit provides an opportunity for 1,400 professionals and parents across the early learning and school-age spectrum -- child care, Head Start, Early Intervention, Pre-K, Home Visiting, and others -- an opportunity to dialog and learn while building a stronger early learning community. Visit the Summit website at www.earlychildhoodsummit.org for more information on exhibiting, presenting, and registering for the Summit.
October 16-18, 2017 | Location: Penn Stater Conference Center, State College, PA

ECE Summit Scholarships Available

With support from the Department of Human Services, Office of Child Development & Early Learning the Summit will again this year be able to offer scholarship to support staff working in DHS regulated child care programs -- center, group and family to attend the ECE Summit. Additionally, staff from the 32 state- funded Family Centers are also eligible to apply for scholarships to the ECE Summit.

Scholarship funding may be used to pay for Summit registration and/or overnight accommodations. Scholarships will be available for both full and partial Summit registrations or a combination of both.

Scholarships will be awarded with consideration given to geography, availability of funds, and financial need. Apply for an ECE Summit Scholarship here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2017SummitScholar

Applications must be submitted by Friday, August 18, 2017 at 11:59 PM EDT. Applicants will be notified of their status via e-mail by Friday, August 25th. More information on the registration process will be provided at that time. 



Mark your calendars for future ECE Summits

October 15-17, 2018 .  | .  October 21-23, 2019 .  | . October 19-21, 2020

Summit Partners

Pennsylvania Child Care Association
Pennsylvania Head Start Association
Pennsylvania Office of Child Development & Early Learning