Sharing Our Stories
April 14-16, 2016 Aberdeen, SD
Best Western Ramkota Convention Center
Now taking proposals for breakout session presentations
Call for Proposals
About our Conference
For 18 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.