NMAEYC's 2018 Annual Early Childhood Conference

2018 Conference Overview

Early Childhood Collaboration: Elevating our Field

la colaboración de la educación temprana: estamos elevando nuestro campo

Call for Proposals is Available!

We invite you to send us a proposal to present a seminar or hands-on workshop at our 2018 annual early childhood education conference. These seminars will be conducted on Saturday, March 17, 2018!

Call for Proposals

If you have any questions, please contact Barbara Lindsey at barbara@nmaeyc.org, or call our office at (505) 243-5437.

NMAEYC’s annual conference in Albuquerque brings together hundreds of early childhood educators and professionals from across New Mexico - teachers, program administrators, students, researchers and teacher educators - to explore the latest research and learn from one another.

On Friday, March 16th, we welcome our pre-conference presenters who will facilitate 6-hour training opportunities, enabling you to delve deeply into the topic of your choice. More information about their sessions will be available soon.

Saturday, 17th will offer 50+ enriching sessions and hands-on workshops. If you are interested in presenting a workshop, please send in your workshop proposal!

Please see the following pages to learn more about the conference or get involved:

Conference pricing  - Pricing information will be available September 15, 2017!
Conference brochure - You will be able to meet our keynote speaker and Friday presenters
Volunteer form  - Volunteer form now available! All volunteers receive FREE registration to the conference! En español.
Exhibit Hall  - Share your favorite resources or best practices with NM's early childhood community. These pages will be updated shortly.

Why Attend the Conference

You can learn from a variety of professional presenters, including researchers, higher education faculty, family care providers, specialized professionals and community leaders, among others.

The conference offers an excellent opportunity for early childhood educators to:

  1. Get up-to-date on new trends and quality measures
  2. Take part in one of the largest gatherings of early childhood educators in NM
  3. Build your professional network
  4. Expand your knowledge on a variety of Early Childhood Education issues
  5. Explore sessions and topics that interest you
  6. Take home ideas you can immediately use in your classroom or program


More information about lodging will be available shortly!

March 16th, 2018 8:30 AM   through   March 17th, 2018 4:30 PM
Albuquerque Convention Center
401 2nd St NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
United States

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Preconference Sessions on Friday March 4
Looking Outward, Looking Inward: Reflective Practice with Families (FIT Session)
Talk Matters: The Power of High Quality Oral Interactions
Documentation as Relationship
Child Sexuality & Development: Keeping Kids Safe
NAEYC Accreditation: What's New for 2017
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Conference on Saturday March 5
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First Day Schedule
First Day Date Friday, March 16, 2018
First Item Time 8:30 - 9:00
First Item Title Registration
Second Item Time 9:00 - 4:30
Second Item Title Sessions
Third Item Time 12:00 - 1:30
Third Item Title Lunch on your own
Fourth Item Time
Fourth Item Title
Second Day Schedule
Second Day Date Saturday, March 17, 2018
First Item Time 7:30
First Item Title Registration & Exhibit Hall Open
Second Item Time 8:45 - 10:15
Second Item Title Keynote Address
Third Item Time 10:30 - 12:00
Third Item Title First Seminar
Fourth Item Time 12:15
Fourth Item Title Lunch
Fifth Item Time 1:00 - 2:00
Fifth Item Title Exhibit Hall
Sixth Item Time 2:00 - 3:00 or 2:00 - 4:00
Sixth Item Title Second Seminar
Seventh Item Time 3:15 - 4:15
Seventh Item Title Third Seminar

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