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Early Childhood Symposium
Stressed Brains Don't Work: Strategies for Building Resilience for Children, Families and Educators
Friday, April 27, 2018
(7:30 AM - 12:00 PM)
Registration and breakfast: 7:30am
Event program begins: 8:00am

Wheaton Park District
1777 S. Blanchard Rd
Wheaton, IL 60189
Registration fee: $25
(CEU and EI credits available)

Join in a morning of learning and discussion as we build our knowledge about the important role that early childhood professionals, community service providers, and parents play in preparing children for success in Kindergarten and beyond.

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The Week of the Young Child™ is an annual celebration hosted by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) celebrating early learning, young children, their teachers, and families. This year's event is April 16–20, 2018!

What are you planning for the week? Art activities, song and dance, and family fun-time together. What ever it may be...make it a great week!

Visit NAEYC  to get some great ideas.

Week of the Young Child Logo, WOTYC Logo



A Gathering of Top Educators in Early Education
February 6-9, 2019
Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park

Meet the top people in the field of early education from all professions: education, administration, health & wellness, medicine, nursing, justice, social service, policy, government, parks & recreation, technology, business, library science, and more. Hear the latest developments in research. Get proven ideas to return to your job with renewed enthusiasm and the practical edge you need to create results.


Located in the heart of downtown Chicago; walking distance to Navy Pier, Chicago Children's Museum, Michigan Avenue, Millennium Park and the Bean, the Art Institute, Chicago Symphony, and lots of fantastic restaurants.

Get your ticket at the lowest rate available.