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The Early Childhood Institute is empowering the early childhood professionals who impact and help shape Kentucky's youngest children and their families. High-quality professional development is the pathway to high-quality early care and education.  Together, we are Leading the Way for Kids of Kentucky and together, we build Kentucky's future!

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.

In addition, the institute brought together early care and education providers from across the state to learn, network and grow. The GOEC is planning the next ECI for the summer of 2019 with the theme of #BelieveinmeKY.

Stay tuned for more information!

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CALL FOR PROPOSALS

The Early Childhood Institute provides advanced professional development, relevant to all whom touch early care and education.  Early care and education professionals are Leading the Way for Kids of Kentucky with their commitment to quality improvement and access to early childhood services for all children and families, prenatal to five.  By empowering the early childhood professionals who impact and help shape Kentucky's youngest children and their families, your innovative approaches will provide the high-quality professional development that paves the way for high-quality early care and education so that we can build Kentucky's future, together!  

contact Holly LaFavers: HollyL.LaFavers@ky.gov 

Call for 2019 Proposals is coming soon!


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