Investing in Our Future
2014 SDECE Conference
April 24-26, 2014
Sioux Falls Convention Center
The conference was a huge success!
Thank you all for attending
Mark your calendars for next year's conference
April 9-11, 2015
Best Western Ramkota Convention Center
Rapid City, SD
About our Conference
For 17 years the South Dakota Head Start Association and South Dakota Association for the Education of Young Children have been partnering to bring professional development to South Dakota's early childhood education professionals. Our conference is held in April of each year and always features an array of nationally renowned keynote speakers, great workshops, networking opportunities and fun!
The South Dakota Head Start Association (SDHSA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit supporting the work of Head Start programs and their partners through education, advocacy, training and networking for quality early childhood education and services to families. They strive to be a positive voice, powerful advocate and promoter of quality programs for children, families, and communities in South Dakota.
The South Dakota Association for the Education of Young Children (SDAEYC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to creating a quality system for early childhood education through collaboration and partnerships, leadership and professional development. They serve and act on behalf of the needs, rights, and well-being of all young children while fostering the growth, development, and collaboration of the professionals who care for, and educate, our young children.