Professional Development Opportunities

Mar 27, 2018


May 1-4, Young Child Expo and Conference, New York City, NY

May 2-4, Infant and Early Childhood Conference, Tacoma, WA

May 8 – 10, 2018 National Early Childhood Inclusion Institute, Chapel Hill, NC

May 10-11, Trainer’s Institute, Lexington KY

*The Institute has been approved by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to meet a portion of the KY Early Care and Education Trainer’s Credential renewal requirement for how to train other adult’s clock hours.


June 10-13: NAEYC Professional Learning Conference, Austin, TX

June 13-15: Early Childhood Institute, Louisville


October 3-5, Zero to Three Annual Conference 2018, Denver, CO
Registration opens April 3

October 23-26, Division for Early Childhood 2018 Conference, Orlando Florida


November 14-17, NAEYC 2018 Annual Conference, Washington, D.C.
Registration opens in June

Reminder: Many national conferences do not offer clock hours.  Verification of training clock hours is the responsibility of the participant. To assist in documenting ECE clock hours received, you may download an ECE-TRIS Individual Conference Attendance Confirmation Form at Remember that if the training is not already on the DCC’s National Pre-Approved Conferences, Seminars, Institutes and Online Training List it will need to be submitted at least 30 days in advance to the Online Training Manager

For questions regarding the Division of Child Care approval process, contact DCC Professional Development Registry staff at (800) 421-1903 or (502) 564-2524 or by e-mail.