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October 18, 2021

2021 Early Childhood Education Summit

Monday, 7:00 am to 6:00 pm $89 – $223

Want to engage with early childhood thought-leaders and gain knowledge through online professional development? Attend the Virtual Early Childhood Education (ECE) Summit from October 18 – 20, 2021.

2021 Early Childhood Education Summit

From October 18 – 20, the ECE Summit will feature three keynotes, 12 sessions, 60 workshops, and networking sessions that offer early learning professionals opportunities to:

    • interact with thought-leaders,
    • connect with peers through live chat, and
    • gain knowledge to enrich their professional development in the care and education of young children.

This is a fully virtual event. Each day will feature a Keynote presentation and four tracks of workshop sessions.

Summit Workshop Topics

The Summit features a wide range of workshops, including, but not limited to:

    • Social-Emotional Development in the Classroom and Red Flags
    • Manage with Confidence & Joy
    • Charting a Way Forward for Managing COVID
    • Making Your Classroom Bloom: Seven Principles to a Nature-Inspired Space
    • Cultural Responsiveness: Becoming Culturally Aware
    • Student Teaching Models for Working Early Childhood Professionals
    • SEL Activities to Promote Global Citizenship & Environmental Stewardship
    • Happily Ever Resilient: Breaking Trauma’s Curse with Fairytales’ Ordinary Magic
    • Personal Care Routines for Infants and Toddlers
    • Understanding Behavior: How a Child’s Brain is Built,
    • Where Does the Money Come From? Understanding Funding Streams in the ECE System
    • Getting Little Feet WET: Early Childhood Educator Professional Development
    • Yoga and Mindfulness for Preschoolers
    • Advocacy is the Yeast that Providers Knead!
    • You Can’t Pour from an Empty Cup: Promoting Staff Wellness
    • Nutrition Education in the Classroom
    • Inclusive Physical Activities with Young Children with Disabilities
    • Equitable Access for Multilingual Learners: In-Person and Remote Learning

A Summit Schedule and full workshop descriptions are available.


To register, visit the event webpage. All sessions will be recorded. Paid attendees will be able to view all of the sessions they missed. PQAS and Act 48 credit are available through both the live and recorded events.

More Information

For more information, visit the Early Childhood Education Summit webpage or call 717.657.9000. For more professional development opportunities, visit our Course calendar.

Image: Early childhood professionals join together for a professional development conference held by Trying Together.


October 18, 2021
7:00 am to 6:00 pm
$89 – $223
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