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**. 



Early rates available through October 26th for the 2023 CEC Convention and Expo. Registration is open. 


November 13-16, AUCD 2022 Conference, Washington, D.C.

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


December 7-8, Zero to Three LEARN Institute, San Diego, CA

December 12-16, NHSA Parent and Family Engagement Conference, Dallas, TX 



January 23-26, NHSA Winter Leadership Institute, Washington, D.C. 


March 1-4, CEC (Council for Exceptional Children) 2023 Convention and Expo, Louisville KY

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.