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ECI Conference

Early Childhood Institute


June 19 - 21, 2019,  Galt House Hotel, 140 N 4th Street, Louisville, KY 40202

The Early Childhood Institute empowers professionals who impact and shape Kentucky's youngest children and their families. High-quality professional development is the pathway to high-quality early care and education. The strength of the Commonwealth depends upon the healthy development of our youngest citizens! Together, we Believe in Kentucky Kids! 

2019 Early Childhood Schedule.pdf

We are excited to see you in June!


Sponsor and Vendor contact infomation:

Sponsor and Exhibitor Contact: Erin Mitchell,

Follow us on social media and this webpage for updates: #KYECI2019 @KYGOEC #BELIEVEINMEKY


Early Childhood Institute 2018 Year in Review

The GOEC focused heavily on the development of the arly Childhood Insitute (ECI) during 2018. The aim of the institute was to stress the importance of investing in Kentucky's youngest children by supporting those who impact them on a daily basis through comprehensive service delivery from birth to age five.

The theme of the institute focused on the motto: "Leading the way for kids of Kentucky." The approximately 1,500 participaants who attended the institute in 2018 earned more than 14,400 Early Childhood Education clock hours and were awarded 3,028 Effective Instructional Leadership Act credit hours.