Professional Development Opportunities

These are some opportunities for professional development. However, if you are wanting to use these hours for credit*, you must seek the proper approval routes. Be sure to check ECE-TRIS calendar, if approved it will be noted there.  Otherwise, the conference must be submitted for approval**. 



September 12-15, ZERO TO THREE Virtual Conference 2022

September 19-22, Fall Leadership Institute, Washington D.C. 

September 27-30, Division for Early Childhood of the Council for Exceptional Children (DEC) and the International Society on Early Intervention (ISEI) collaborative conference, Chicago IL 


November 16-19, NAEYC 2022 Annual Conference, Washington, D.C.


December, NHSA Parent and Family Engagement Conference, Dallas, TX 

Reminders: *Only training hours obtained at registered training events will count toward renewal hours of a license, registration or certifications, KY ALL STARS, the Commonwealth Child Care Credential, and the required training for renewal of the Kentucky Early Care and Education Trainers Credential. **Per regulation 922 KAR 2:240, all early care and education conferences, seminars and institutes using individuals not holding a current Kentucky Early Care and Education Trainer’s Credential must be submitted for approval at least 30 days in advance within ECE-TRIS. 

For questions regarding the DCC approval process, please contact the DCC Professional Development Staff at (502) 564-2524.