May 1, 2019—Preconference
May 2 & 3, 2019—Conference and Exhibits
Greater Tacoma Convention Center, Tacoma, WA

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General Submission Guidelines

  • Presentations are designed for all levels of experience - from fundamental to intermediate to advanced topics.
  • Proposals should clearly indicate the age group the information will focus on i.e. birth to three, preschool, school-age OR all.
  • Proposals submitted in languages other than English will not be considered.
  • Proposals should be checked for spelling and grammar.
  • Proposals must be non-sales or marketing orientated.
  • There are no fees required to submit a proposal.
  • ECDAW membership is not a requirement for submitting.

In General, IECC Does Not Pay Per Diem, Honoraria, or Reimburse Expenses:

  • In lieu of payment, IECC offers (per accepted workshop) one main presenter per session two-day complimentary registration for the conference which includes lunch. A maximum of two additional co-presenters per session can register at special discounted rates. Regular rates apply for the third or subsequent co-presenters per session. One validated parking ticket per session is available. This benefit is non-transferrable.
  • In addition, per accepted workshop, the presenter (or the presenter’s agency) will receive one complimentary exhibit table in the Exhibition Hall (if desired.) IECC Conference Policy strictly prohibits the promotion/sale of specific products and/or services during sessions. If accepted, you will register for the Exhibition Hall space at a later date.
  • Presenters are able to charge a materials fee. The proposal description should clearly state what participants will receive in exchange for the fee i.e. books, training CD, handouts, and etc.

Other Considerations:

  • As you plan the details of your presentation, please consider our purpose (below.)
  • Other themes to consider are birth through age eight development, mental health and relationship issues, cultural diversity, father involvement, accountability, school readiness, transitions, and relevant research supporting your information.
  • Consider how your presentation strategy and content promotes participants’ growth in their work with all children, including those with disabilities, their families and within the early learning community.
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Our Purpose:

  • Provide high-quality education opportunities for professionals and parents;
  • Challenge thinking about diversity and disability;
  • Increase family and provider effectiveness through new skills, strategies and ideas for providing high quality services;
  • Enhance understanding of the unique strengths and needs of each family;
  • Foster partnerships across families, disciplines, agencies and sponsors to provide coordinated services in local communities;
  • Promote networking and coalition building around early childhood issues;
  • Enhance the lives of children and families through the use of information and technology;
  • Promote evidenced based practices in early childhood; and
  • Promote the mutual understanding of the contributions families and providers bring to the lives of young children.

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For Additional Information

Amanda Cardwell
Co-Conference Coordinator, Volunteer Coordinator, and Continuing Education
Diversified Services, Inc.
Stanwood, WA 98292

Mike Stewart
Conference Administrator
Boyer Children's Clinic
1850 Boyer Avenue E.
Seattle, WA 98112

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