Team members from continued recently attended the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) annual conference, held Nov. 20-23 in Nashville, Tennessee.
NAEYC is a professional membership organization that works to promote high-quality early learning for all young children, birth through age 8, by connecting early childhood practice, policy, and research.
The 2019 Annual Conference brought together nearly 10,000 early learning professionals to champion the profession.
Team members greeted convention attendees at a booth representing continued Early Childhood Education. Booth visitors received artwork display kits for classrooms and pins and could enter to win one of three grand prizes, which included a $250 Amazon.com gift card, a lifetime membership to continued Early Childhood Education, and four books by some of continued’s expert presenters.
"This year’s NAEYC conference was a wonderful opportunity to meet a lot of people and share information on what our site offers early childhood providers around the country." - Jessica Lewis
During the conference, the continued team hosted meet and greets with presenters from continued's library of 150+ courses to provide attendees the opportunity to interact with top experts in the field. These included:
- Karen Deerwester, EdS, owner of Family Time Coaching & Consulting
- William DeMeo, PhD, developmental psychologist
- Sandra Duncan, EdD, author and speaker
- Jessica Lewis, MEd, ECSE, managing editor of continued Early Childhood Education
- Shirley Raines, EdD, author and speaker
"This year’s NAEYC conference was a wonderful opportunity to meet a lot of people and share information on what our site offers early childhood providers around the country,” said Jessica Lewis, managing editor of continued Early Childhood Education. “I also met experts who are interested in presenting on our site as well. It's so nice to meet people who are also passionate about providing quality continuing education to those who care for and educate our youngest members of society.”