OCAEYC Trainings, Meetings, and Events

Si requiere asistencia en español, puede enviarnos un correo electrónico.

Please check our calendar frequently for professional development opportunities, upcoming meetings, and events. OCAEYC offers one professional development workshop, coffee and conversation event, or book club meeting each month, as well as an annual conference. Scroll down to view a complimentary recorded training.

Members of OCAEYC receive email announcements for upcoming events with a registration discount code if fees apply. If you are an OCAEYC member and you do not receive your discount code for scheduled events in an email, please contact us for assistance before registering.

February 4, 2023

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Teacher Talk
Implicit Bias: Developing Awareness and Inclusion

Awareness of implicit bias is central to building cultural competence and inclusion. In our ongoing DEI Teacher Talk series, we will bring awareness and understanding of implicit bias, along with the motivation and opportunity to move beyond. Join us as we explore how to address implicit bias and develop strategies to create equitable and culturally responsive practices.

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Location: Virtual via Zoom
Cost: Free

March 11, 2023

2023 OCAEYC Annual Conference
Building the Future: Business, Brains, Wellness

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Location: Fullerton College, 321 E. Chapman Ave., Fullerton, CA, 92832
Registration Pricing: Early Bird Rate for those purchasing before 1/23/2023 is $70.00 for general admission and $35.00 for OCAEYC Members (use the discount code emailed to you). Starting 1/24/2023, registration will cost $90.00 for general admission and $55.00 for OCAEYC members. For large groups or registration assistance, please contact our Membership Team at [email protected]. See below for more detailed information.

Información de la Conferencia Anual en español:

Horario: 8:30 a.m. a 3:30 p.m.
Ubicacón: Fullerton College, 321 E. Chapman Ave., Fullerton, CA, 92832
Costo de registración: Registració temprano es $70.00 para admisión general y $35.00 para miembros de OCAEYC (usa el código de descuento que recibió por correo electrónico). Empezando el 24 de enero, el costo cambia a $90.00 para admisión general y $55.00 para miembros de OCAEYC con su código de descuenta.
Correo electrónico de contacto: [email protected]
Vea abajo para información más detallada en español.

2023 OCAEYC Annual Conference

General Information

Join OCAEYC for our 2023 annual conference! This year’s theme is “Building the Future: Business, Brains, Wellness." This year, we will focus on rebuilding after a pandemic. We will focus on building our business, as well children’s cognitive and social emotional development. America runs on child care; OCAEYC and it’s partner agencies look forward to supporting you in building that future!

Conference Schedule

8-8:30 Breakfast
8:30-9:30 Keynote
10-11:20 Session 1
11:20-12:20 Lunch
12:30-1:50 Session 2
2:05- 3:25 Session 3
3:30-4:30 Lab tour (OCAEYC members only)

More details regarding session topics will be announced as they become available.

Registration Details

Early Bird Registration Pricing (ends 1/23/2023): $70.00 General Admission and $35.00 for OCAEYC Members (Use the discount code you received via email).

Starting 1/24/2023, registration will increase to $90.00 for general admission and $55.00 for OCAEYC members using their discount code.

Registration is FINAL and no refunds will be given. OCAEYC members, please check your OCAEYC Membership email for the registration discount code BEFORE registering. Refunds for OCAEYC discount cannot be given after registration is completed.

Group Registration

If you are looking to purchase both memberships & conference registration at the same time for a large group, please contact our membership team at [email protected].

School Districts and/or Large Programs paying for registration and/or membership by purchase order, please contact [email protected] prior to registering.

Conferencia Anual de OCAEYC 2023

Información general

¡Unase a OCAEYC para nuestra conferencia anual 2023! El tema de este año es "Construyendo el futuro: negocios, cerebros, bienestar." Este año, nos centraremos en la reconstrucción después de una pandemia. Nos centraremos en construir nuestro negocio, así como en el desarrollo cognitivo y socioemocional de los niños. Los Estados Unidos solo funciona con la ayuda del cuidado infantil: ¡OCAEYC y sus agencias asociadas esperan poder apoyarle en la construcción de ese futuro!

Horario de la conferencia

8-8:30 Desayuno
8:30-9:30 Oradora
10-11:20 Sesion 1
11:20-12:20 Almuerzo
12:30-1:50 Sesion 2
2:05- 3:25 Sesion 3
3:30-4:30 Recorrido por el laboratorio estudiantil (solo para miembros de OCAEYC)

Se anunciarán más detalles sobre los temas de las sesiones a medida que estén disponibles.

Detalles de registro

Costo de registración antes de 1/23/2023: $70.00 para admisión general, $35.00 para miembros de OCAEYC (Usa el código de descuento que recibió por correo electrónico).

Empezando el 24 de enero (1/24/2023) el costo es: $90.00 para admisión general y $55.00 para miembros de OCAEYC usando su código de descuenta.

La registración es final. No hay reembolsos. Miembros de OCAEYC, esperen a recibir su código de descuento antes de registrarse o contáctenos para asistencia. Los reembolsos no serán dados después de someter la forma de registración.

Registro de grupo

Si le gustaría comprar la membresía y la entrada a la conferencia para un grupo al mismo tiempo, por favor mande un correo a [email protected].

Provider Technical Assistance Toolkit

OCAEYC has created a technical assistance toolkit, or collection of resources, for child care providers to use to learn about business issues in the field of early education and identify approaches for addressing them.

This collection of resources has been partially translated into Spanish.
Esta colección de recursos ha sido parcialmente traducida al español.

Refreshing our Practices Through Mindfulness

The Orange County Reggio Round Table (OCRRT) and OCAEYC hosted this webinar with presenter Lauren Eckstrom. We would like to share this workshop with you as a resource for your essential work, and as an example of the trainings OCAEYC members can attend at a discounted rate.

Click on the video, or visit our YouTube channel to watch the recorded presentation. You can also download the PowerPoint slides and mindfulness book list.

Additional Training Opportunities Available in Orange County

Please note that these trainings are available from our community partners, and we are offering information about them as a resource for you. OCAEYC does not endorse trainings from other agencies and organizations. We strongly recommend working with your Professional Growth Advisor (PGA) to plan your professional development. You can visit the websites below to learn more about our community partners and the trainings and services they provide, then consult with your PGA to determine whether or not they are applicable towards your professional development goals.

Orange County Department of Education (OCDE)

Calendar for Professional Learning (check prices in event descriptions)

Children's Home Society of California (CHS)

Calendar of free workshops and events

California Early Childhood Online (CECO)

Free On-Demand trainings can be accessed with your ECE Workforce Registry Identification Number

Early Care and Education Workforce Registry

Create a free account and use your ECE Workforce Registry Identification number to register for trainings and events listed on the ECE Workforce Registry Calendar.


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