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Florida Forward- One State, Our Communities, Our Families

FLAEYC’s 60th Anniversary Annual Conference- December 7-10, 2017, Orlando, FL at the Rosen Shingle Creek

Please join us and hundreds of your colleagues from across the state for our annual early childhood conference. We are MOVING FORWARD with the Conference and now have confirmation that the vast majority of our presenters will be with us, along with the exhibitors and sponsors.

These fantastic presenters will provide our conference attendees with the latest research, curriculum and activity ideas for working with all children. Each session will count towards In-Service Credit and CEUs will also be available.

All we need now is YOU! Registration is easy- just click on the button and you can register, either as an individual or for a group.  The hotel reservation process is easy, just click on the link and you will be directed to the Rosen Shingle Creek FLAEYC Reservation page.  Many thanks to the Rosen for maintaining the low reservation prices of $135 a night!


The Agenda is the same, the Keynotes are all the same and our fun and exciting Special Events are the same.  This is how FLAEYC Moves Forward- you know you want to be there for this exciting December Conference!


All current registrations will be applied to the December conference.

The Conference Registration website is now live and may be accessed here. This website will accept new registrations and also process any transfer of registrations and cancellations refund requests following the FLAEYC Conference Cancellation Policy. This Policy is listed on the Conference Fees tab on the CVENT website.


The reduced hotel room rate for the Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel is $139 a night and will be in effect until Nov. 5th for the FLAEYC Conference. The Hotel Reservation Link is available on the Hotel tab and also on the annual conference page.

See you there!

2017 Conference Sponsors

FLAEYC would like to extend a special thank you to the 2017 Annual Conference Sponsors. Make sure to visit their websites by clicking on their logos, and check out their booths  at the conference for more information on their fantastic products and services.



The Florida Association for the Education of Young Children (FLAEYC)  is the largest statewide professional  membership association for early care and education professionals. FLAEYC is a 501 (C-3) non-profit organization that serves members and community stakeholders through leadership, advocacy and professional development. Our focus is on critical and timely issues surrounding the development of young children.

FLAEYC is dual affiliated with both the National Association for the Education of Young Children(NAEYC) & the Southern Early Childhood Association (SECA). The Florida Association for the Education of Young Children has 15 Affiliate Chapters and 11 Community-at-Large State Chapters.


Members Serving Members

The Florida Association for the Education of Young Children is first and foremost a Professional Membership Association. We strive to connect members with members to create a strong network of professionals that can support and advocate for Early Childhood Care and Education Field and each other.


Meaningful Connections"Copyright:

Our members share a strong and lifelong bond based on the professional and personal experiences that place value on the young child and the potential of research-based outcomes in child development.  Every day, FLAEYC makes decisions that reflect those values, keeping in mind the members and communities we serve.



Professional Networking
Annually, 74 percent of our members maintain membership with FLAEYC.  We listen carefully to our members and community stakeholders to dedicate and deliver an exceptional member experience. In 2016, approximately 3000 members collaborated, conferred, and built professional skills and relationships that keep them connected and relevant in the ever changing field of early childhood education.