Annual Conference

Gathering early childhood educators from around the globe to connect, collaborate, and learn together.

Register for the 2019 Annual Conference!

November 20-23, 2019  |  Nashville, TN​
Music City Center 

What is the NAEYC Annual Conference?

The NAEYC Annual Conference is the largest early childhood education conference in the world. Each year, thousands of teachers, program administrators, students, and researchers choose from hundreds of presentations and exhibits to explore the latest trends and research in the early childhood field.

Conference attendees enjoy:

  • Unlimited networking opportunities: Connect with peers, advocates, and some of the most respected leaders in the field.
  • ​NAEYC Shop and Expo: Stock up on the latest award-winning publications, early childhood resources, and classroom supplies.
  • ​Sessions in Mandarin and Spanish. Learn more about our Good Start and Grandes Comienzos Special Language Tracks now! 
  • Diverse sessions: With sessions featuring the latest information and research in the field, you can tailor your agenda to specific interests in ECE. From math, to music, to play… we have it all.

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Join us in Nashville, TN!

Registration and housing are now open for the 2019 event! Connect with nearly 10,000 early learning professionals in Music City to explore the latest trends in early learning, experience the solutions that early childhood education profession has to offer and to advocate for all young children! See you at #naeycAC!


Annual Conference attendees cheering with joy in the expo hall.

Future Events & Conferences

Want to know when and where next year's conference will be? View future NAEYC events and conferences.

Annual Conference attendees gather for a picture in the expo hall.