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Maine’s 2022 Statewide Early Childhood Education Conference Registration News

~from OCFS (email sent to all licensed programs) 6/16/22

Conference planning is in full swing for Maine’s 2022 Statewide Early Childhood Education Conference! We’re thrilled to be back in person in 2022 with an exciting lineup of keynote speakers, breakout sessions and networking opportunities! We are delighted to announce that this year our keynote speakers will be Rachel Larimore, Founder and Visionary of Samara Early Learning and “Teacher Tom”, Educator and Author.

Check out our event page for more information about the conference including daily schedule and more!

** Registration for Maine’s 2022 Statewide Early Childhood Education Conference will open Monday June 20th 2022 at 6:00am **

How to Register for the Conference:

  1. Visit the Conference event page: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/maine-early-childhood-education-conference-tickets-347892053497
  2. Click on the green button that says Tickets and a pop-up window will open. 
  3. Click on the link that says ‘Enter Promo Code’. Enter your code (see below) and it will ask how many tickets you’re purchasing and then will ask for name, email address and a couple of additional questions. If you’re registering any staff members, you may register 5 teachers, PLEASE INCLUDE YOUR STAFF’S NAME AND EMAIL ADDRESS, as this is how we’ll communicate with attendees on picking their workshop sessions. Please do not put your own name and email address as a placeholder.
  4. If you plan to attend the conference on both Friday and Saturday you will need to register for each day separately using the codes below. 
  5. This registration process will secure you a ticket to the 2022 Statewide ECE Conference. Participants will select breakout sessions for the conference at a later date using an App called Guidebook. Instructions on how to download the app and an event invitation will be sent to the email used to register. 

CCSP Licensed-Exempt Provider
Friday Free Registration Code: LEFridayFREE
Saturday Free Registration Code: LESaturdayFREE
**codes are case sensitive**

Family Child Care Providers
Friday Free Registration Code: FamilyFridayFREE
Saturday Free Registration Code: FamilySaturdayFREE
**codes are case sensitive** 

Facility/Center Based Providers
Friday Free Registration Code: CenterFridayFREE
Saturday Free Registration Code: CenterSaturdayFREE
**codes are case sensitive** 

This year conference registration has a limited number of FREE registrations for those working in licensed child care programs in Maine, including family child care, center-based programs, Early Head Start and Head Start, and license exempt providers. Last year the free registration tickets went fast and we anticipate the same thing will happen this year, so get ready!

Thank you to The DHHS Office of Child and Family Services and DOE Head Start Collaboration Office for providing this opportunity to child care educators in Maine!

Please contact The Maine Association for the Education of Young Children for any questions or concerns related to registration by emailing conference@maineaeyc.org or call 207-747-2490.

Author:

FCCAM works to unify, promote and strengthen quality professional family child care in Maine. We understand the critical role of child care providers in the lives of children and families. Through collaboration with other organizations we work to increase awareness of our profession and the value of a strong child care system to Maine's diverse communities.