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2019 FLAEYC Conference

The Florida Association for the Education of Young Children (FLAEYC) is thrilled to be hosting the 2019 FLAEYC Annual Conference, September 4th – 8th, at Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, FL. Through our commitment to FLAEYC members and Florida’s early childhood educators, this year’s conference will continue to focus on Best Practices in Early Learning for Florida’s Children.

Last year, we had more than 1,000 attendees who gathered to learn and network. This year, there will be even more opportunities for personal and professional growth for you and your colleagues. 

Conference registration is now open! Visit https://conta.cc/2HnWBGQ to register online today. Stay tuned as FLAEYC will be sharing more conference information including keynote speakers, special luncheons, and much more!

This Year’s Highlights

Highlights for this year’s Conference include:
  • THURSDAY, SEPT. 5: Leadership Summit with Keynote Speaker Kris Murray, President and Founder of The Child Care Success Company
  • FRIDAY, SEPT. 6Advocacy Award Luncheon & Keynote Speaker Dana Winters, Director of Simple Interactions and Academic Programs and Assistant Professor of Child and Family Studies for the Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children’s Media 
  • FRIDAY NIGHT: Advocacy Night at the Movies – “No Small Matter” Screening
  • SATURDAY, SEPT. 7: Opening Session with Keynote Speaker Tony Chaidez, Lakeshore Learning Materials
  • SATURDAY EVENT: Lunch and Learn (Paid Event; Pre-purchased tickets only) – Dottie Ports, “Making Books Using Upcycled Materials”
  • SATURDAY AFTERNOON: Plenary Session with Renee Majors of Discount School Supply
  • SATURDAY NIGHTDance the Night Away with PJ the DJ!
  • SUNDAY, SEPT. 8Complimentary coffee and breakfast open to all attendees, followed by Directors MOST Forum or Teachers “Upgrade Your Teaching Tool Box with Three Super Powers” with Lindsey Merrick of Conscious Discipline
Conference breakout sessions will cover a variety of important topic areas including, but not limited to, best practices for child care business management, social emotional development, language and literacy, developmentally appropriate practices, inclusion, STEM/STEAM curriculum, and many more! 


FLAEYC invites exhibitors to join us at the 2019 FLAEYC Annual Conference. This is your chance to exhibit materials and information about your products and/or services.

Download the Conference Exhibitor Application to get started. Completed applications must be returned to the FLAEYC office by July 15, 2019. Remember, spaces are limited!

Please note: FLAEYC reserves the right to turn away exhibitors whose materials do not fit with the spirit of the conference or FLAEYC’s mission and vision.


Sponsor opportunities at the 2019 FLAEYC Annual Conference offer high visibility for your organization, which can lead to new partnerships, expanded networks, new clientele, and increased traffic to your organization’s website.

Download the Conference Sponsorship Opportunities packet to get started.

Make your hotel reservations today!
Conference attendees receive special discounted conference pricing at Rosen Shingle Creek.

Call for Volunteers

The Florida Association for the Education of Young Children (FLAEYC) appreciates all of our volunteers who offer invaluable assistance! Added bonus–for volunteers who work 4 hours, they will receive $100 reimbursement for their conference registration fees.

Please sign-up by clicking here or the button below if you are interested in volunteering at this year’s conference. A FLAEYC representative will contact you with additional information. Thank you!