Join us at NYSAEYC!

On April 7th, 2016, the New York State Association for the Education of Young Children (NYSAEYC) will hold their annual 3-day conference in Rye, NY. The conference will include various educational workshops, exhibit tables, and presentations, including some by Institute staff. This year’s presentations will include two sessions from Sherry M. Cleary, the Institute’s Executive Director, in which she will discuss the Early Childhood Advisory Council’s work with children and families and the future of workforce development and higher education in New York.

Institute staff will be running 16 other workshops and presentations throughout the conference, ranging in topics from the Core Body of Knowledge and the New York State Learning Standards, facilitated by Dana Benzo, to using data to inform classroom instruction and practices presented by the Pre-K Support Team. Amy Ludwig will be presenting on The Aspire Registry, New York’s early childhood workforce registry, and there will be various presentations from the QUALITYstarsNY team on New York’s quality rating and improvement system.

The deadline to register for the 2016 NYSAEYC Annual Conference is April 3rd and the hotel room block will end this Friday, March 11th! For more information about the conference or to register for the conference, please visit

We hope to see you there!