Need Student Volunteers for GAEYC Conference

Attending the GAEYC conference is a bargain for students at Georgia colleges and universities. Students who volunteer as a conference session host/hostess attend conference sessions for free. Be sure to complete a student volunteer application if you want to volunteer at the 2017 conference. Check out the student volunteer information flyer for more information. Please spread the word!

Join us for the GAEYC PreConference on Oct. 5!

Critical Conversations: Identifying and Overcoming Implicit Bias in Classrooms The beauty and strength of children is often overshadowed by societal stereotypes and deeply held biases of the professionals charged with their care and education. What are our biases? How do we identify them? Can we hold biases against people who look like us? How do … Continue reading Join us for the GAEYC PreConference on Oct. 5!

New in 2017: Peggy A. Gallagher Award for Inclusion of Young Children with Special Needs

The Peggy A. Gallagher Award for Inclusion of Young Children with Special Needs was established this year to honor Dr. Peggy Gallagher, Professor Emerita of Early Childhood Special Education at Georgia State University, who has been a consistent voice in Early Childhood Special Education for over 30 years. If you know a classroom teacher who actively … Continue reading New in 2017: Peggy A. Gallagher Award for Inclusion of Young Children with Special Needs

Nominate someone for the 2017 GAEYC Quality Service Awards

Do you know an outstanding ECE professional or program that deserves recognition? Now's the time to nominate them for the 2017 GAEYC Quality Service Awards. Please consider nominating your colleagues  who deserve recognition. Award winners will be recognized at an awards ceremony as part of the GAEYC conference. To learn more about the award categories and criteria, … Continue reading Nominate someone for the 2017 GAEYC Quality Service Awards

Check out the new conference venue!

If you're wondering what the new conference venue will be like, take a look at these pictures of the Gwinnett Technical College - North Fulton County Campus. Aren't you excited to be there for our annual conference on October 6 - 7? Please save the date, and help spread the word!

Call for Conference Proposals

Have you developed a great workshop that early childhood professionals would enjoy? Want to share a poster highlighting your research? The call for conference proposals is now available. Proposals must be submitted online by the May 1 deadline. Check out the Call for Proposals FAQ, or submit a proposal online.

Save the Date: Conference is Oct. 6-7, 2017

Just announced! The annual Together for Children conference will be held October 6 and 7, 2017 at a new venue: the Gwinnett Technical College - Alpharetta North Fulton Campus. This is a beautiful new campus, with all sessions and rooms in one building. It has plenty of parking, numerous food options nearby, and we think … Continue reading Save the Date: Conference is Oct. 6-7, 2017

Conference dates coming soon

The GAYC conference committee is hard at work planning the fall conference, and we're looking forward to seeing YOU there. Check back here later in February -- we will share the conference dates as soon as they are confirmed, so you can mark your calendar. We will also post information on the Conference page. The … Continue reading Conference dates coming soon

On-Site Conference Registration Available!

Happy 50th anniversary to GAYC. We will be celebrating this golden milestone at the annual conference this Friday and Saturday. Not registered yet? No problem -- on-site registration WILL be available at no additional fee! Join us for exciting sessions, a great awards ceremony, anniversary cupcakes, a selfie station, and much more. Spread the word!