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Professional Learning Institute

Empowering early childhood professionals with fresh ideas and insights to participate in and facilitate the highest quality professional development.

What is PLI?

NAEYC’s Professional Learning Institute is designed for all early childhood professionals, including leaders who prepare, mentor, and support early childhood professionals, as well as program administrators, teacher educators, trainers, teachers, preschool teachers, and researchers. Each year, thousands of early childhood professionals gather at the Professional Learning Institute. Join us and connect with your colleagues and other professionals around the world! 

Professional Learning Institute attendees can expect:

  • Over 200 sessions: With sessions featuring the latest information and research in the field, you can tailor your agenda to specific professional development needs.
  • Unlimited networking opportunities: Connect with peers, advocates, leaders in the field, and some of your favorite authors.
  • NAEYC Shop and Exhibit Hall: Stock up on the latest award-winning publications, early childhood resources, and classroom supplies.

For future PLI dates and locations, visit: https://www.naeyc.org/events/future-dates

Save the Date!

June 2-5, 2019  |  Long Beach, CA
Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center

Registration and housing opens March 1st.

View the 2018 Program and Events!

Want a peek at what you can expect in 2019? View the program and sessions that took place in Austin in 2018!

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