Friday October 6, 2017 from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM HST
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Hawai‘i Convention Center 
1801 Kalakaua Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96815

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HIAEYC Celebrates 45 Years of Services to Early Childhood Care and Education in Hawaii!!


In Sponsorship with:

 The Hawaii State Department of Education                Executive Office on Early Learning                    Kaplan Early Learning


Katherine E. Murphy 

2017 Annual Leadership Symposium

Hawai‘i Association for the Education of Young Children (HIAEYC)

"The Promise of Powerful Children"
2017 Leadership Symposium
Friday, October 6, 2017, 8:00AM - 5:00PM

7:00AM - Continous Registration

8:00AM - 8:30AM - Opening and Welcome - Silvia Sharrar, HIAEYC President

8:30AM - 9:30AMKEYNOTE: Developmentally Appropriate Leadership - Supporting and Sustaining Growth for Early Childhood Educators - Steve Erwin, Kaplan Early Learning

9:30AM - 4:30PM - Vendors & Non-Profit Exhibits


10:00AM - 11:30AM - SESSION I

11:30AM - 12:30PM - LUNCH: Enjoy LUNCH and Networking

12:30PM - 2:00PM - SESSION II

2:15PM - 3:45PM - SESSION III

4:00PM - 5:00PM - Closing Session and Certificate Pickup

E Malama I Na Keiki Principle of Practice

Well Being, Relationships, Curriculum, Child Growth and Development, Guidance, Diversity, Learning Environment,  Assessment and Evaluation, Professionalism, Program Management, Partnerships with Community.

KEYNOTE:  Developmentally Appropriate Leadership - Supporting and Sustaining Growth for Early Childhood Educators - Steve Erwin, Kaplan Early Learning


REGISTRATION: To receive the Early Bird Discount on the conference, simply fill out the registration form by 9/20/17.  Late registration starts on 9/21/17 and closes on 10/5/17. If you plan to register on site there will be no guarantee of lunch.  

PAYMENT METHODS: When you click "Register Now!", you will have the choice to pay by credit card or check. Credit cards will be processed by WePay or PayPal.  If you wish to pay via Purchase Order, please choose the pay by check method then notifiy us that you are paying by Purchase Order; we will send you an invoice.  If you are paying by check, please mail your check and registration confirmation to HawaiiAEYC, 1806 So. King Street, Ste. 30, Honolulu  HI  96826 by October 3, 2017.

NAEYC Membership:  To receive the membership rate for this event, please go to NAEYC Membership at: https://www.naeyc.org/membership.  DON'T FORGET TO JOIN OR RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP BY SEPTEMBER 15TH!  WHY:  1. To receive the Early Bird Discount; and 2. So that your name can be printed on the Membership Banner.

Presenter Signatures: Please DO NOT ask presenters to sign work forms. Your certificate of Attendance will serve as verification of participation.

Certificate of Attendance: You will receive a certificate of attendance at the completion of your day if you plan on leaving before the last session please come to the registration area for an amended certificate -You will receive a final Certificate.

Length of Sessions: Sessions will be at least 1.5 hours in length to maximize learning. Morning Drinks: Coffee and Tea will be served starting at 7:30AM.

Name Tag & Wrist Band: Your nametag and wristband must be worn at all times for admission to the workshops.

Lunch: 11:30AM - 12:45PM on Friday and Saturday, during which time you will be able to eat, network with colleagues, and relax. There will be no sessions offered during lunch. During your lunch break-feel free to meet and eat in any of the rooms and networking).

Hawaii Convention Center Parking: There is a $10.00 parking fee per day.

First Aid: First Aid Services are available.

ENDORSEMENT:    HawaiiAEYC is committed to providing a forum where individuals can gather and discuss issues vital to those who work on behalf of children and families. Although HAEYC encourages this exchange of diverse opinions, the ideas presented do not necessarily reflect HAEYC’s official position on the issues. HAEYC assumes no responsibility for any statement of fact or opinion presented at the Annual Conference, nor does acceptance of advertising or exhibits imply endorsement of any products of services by the Association. 


 Katherine E. Murphy                                                                                                                                            Phone: 808-942-4708 • Fax: 808-955-2739                                                                                   kmurphy@awaiikeiki.org