Friday, June 9, 2023 at 8:00 AM MDT
Saturday, June 10, 2023 at 3:30 PM MDT

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Boise Centre
850 W. Front Street
Boise, ID 83702

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The Grove Hotel
245 S. Capitol Blvd, Boise

Single/Double Room for $189
Special Rate Ends May 18


Laurie Demko 
Idaho AEYC 

Register Today!

Idaho AEYC's annual Professional Development Institute brings together early educators from across the state to promote discussions related to current trends and to share information about best practices in the field of early care and education. Participants will expand their knowledge and skills, be involved in statewide professional networking opportunities, and learn effective approaches to care for and support young children and their families.

 By attending Idaho AEYC's Professional Development Institute, you will:

  • Gain new insights and professional knowledge
  • Engage in statewide Early Care and Education (ECE) professional networking opportunities
  • Learn from experienced early childhood leaders
  • Be EMPOWERED to promote and provide high-quality services for young children and their families
  • Benefit from shared experiences that support YOU as an ECE PROFESSIONAL

There are four workshops available in Spanish, all other sessions will be in English. YOU MUST CHOOSE YOUR WORKSHOPS.

IdahoSTARS Training Scholarships are available for PDS members - submit your application in RISE (https://rise.idahostars.org) immediately after you register below.  All IdahoSTARS training scholarships must be approved by June 1 in order to attend the Institute. If you are applying for a training scholarship, please use the payable by check payment method.

EARLY LEARNING COLLABORATIVE ATTENDEE REGISTRATION IS SUBJECT TO PRIOR APPROVAL. If you are attending as a representative from an Early Learning Collaborative, you are invited to attend any of the keynote sessions. Any meals served throughout the two-day event are included. If you will not be eating any meals at the event, please indicate that where appropriate.

If you are interested in attending and in need of financial assistance to do so, please contact Laurie Demko at ldemko@idahoaeyc.org directly.

IdahoSTARS' approved training hours for Friday are 8.0; for Saturday,  6.5; for both days 14.5. Same applies for ICCP licensing hours. One Professional Development Credit through Boise State University or Northwest Nazarene University has been approved. To apply for that credit, you must do so before June 9 by clicking here.

Not an Idaho AEYC Member?

By joining Idaho AEYC today, you will enjoy discounted registration rates along with access to a unique set of member-only benefits to support your professional growth and development.

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