Iowa Association for the Education of Young Children
2016 Early Care and Education Fall Institute‚Äč
September 30 and October 1, 2016
Please join us for the Iowa AEYC Early Care and Education Fall Institute. This year's theme is, "Supporting Children in a Changing World." Over 100 workshops have been submitted on topics including STEM, music, reading, guidance, assessment, curriculum, and much more.
Mark your calendar for September 30 and October 1, 2016 for the Early Care and Education Fall Institute. Again this year, the Institute will be held at Prairie Meadows Events & Conference Center, Altoona, IA.
Fall Institute Program 
(This program is a 72 page document and may take a few minutes to load completely.)
Registration Booklet
Registration Form for Individuals
Registration Form for Groups
Numerical List of Workshop Offerings - Updated 9/12/16
Workshop sessions designed for Consultants, Trainers, and Instructors
Workshop sessions designed for specialists with with early intervention and special needs
Workshop sessions designed for Family Child Care Providers
Workshop sessions designed for Infant and Toddler Teachers
Workshop sessions designed for Kindergarten - 2nd Grade Teachers
Workshop sessions designed for Program Administrators and Directors
Workshop sessions designed for Preschool Teachers
Online Registration Form
New Exhibitors
We will welcome over 40 exhibitors this year, adding a number of new vendors based on input from attendees. Discount School Supply has confirmed that they will join us as well as a planned t-shirt exhibitor.
On Thursday, September 29, attendees will have the opportunity to register for one of five pre-conference events:

New Group Registration and Check-in Options

Registration materials will be available this summer. Based on feedback from attendees, we will offer a new option this year for those registering as a group. If you complete the group registration form and are paying with one single form of payment, you may elect to take the "group check-in" option. We will bundle all of your organization's materials together and a special check-in line will be available for one person from your organizationto pick up all of your Institute materials together (program, nametags). For more information, email or call Karen Teel, 515.331.8000, ext. 12.


Iowa Association for the Education of Young Children

ECI Professional Development Training Summit

Spring Leadership Institute 2016
May 7, 2016

Dr. Douglas H. Clements is the Kennedy Endowed Chair in Early Childhood Learning and Professor at the University of Denver. Previously a kindergarten teacher and a preschool teacher, he has conducted research and published widely in the areas of the learning and teaching of early mathematics and computer applications in mathematics education.

Over 200 leaders and AEYC members, including teachers, administrators, college faculty and consultants, joined Dr. Doug Clements for six hours of inspiration, promoting on STEM in Iowa’s early childhood systems. Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds welcomed participants and emphasized the importance of starting STEM education in the early years.
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