GoAEYC's 24th Annual Commitment to Quality Fall Conference

Saturday, October 13th, 2018

Oakton Community College, Des Plaines IL

For the Digital Conference Booklet please click here.

Eventbrite - 2018 GoAEYC Fall Conference

For a campus map click here Please park in Lot C (Staff & Faculty lot)

A special thank you to our Sponsors:

Gold Sponsor: Bright Horizons Family Solutions

Silver Sponsor: McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership

Special thanks to the Friends of GoAEYC: 

                             Oakton Community College                                

Lakeshore Learning Company

Illinois Early Learning Project

Illinois Action for Children

 Illinois Gateways to Opportunity


GoAEYC Events

GOAEYC Board Meetings

The GoAEYC Board meets the second Wednesday of every month at 6:30 PM at Children's Home + Aid in Arlington Heights.  All members are welcome and encouraged to attend!  For more information about our next meeting, or to RSVP your attendance, please contact us for more information. Attend a Meeting!


GoAEYC is excited to be a Gateways Authorized Entity. Your in-service hours through GoAEYC will be documented on your PDR. For more information on Gateways please click on the Resources Tab.

Spring Symposium At Harper College

The Symposium at Harper College is a excellent way to achieve professional development in the latest trends in Early Childhood Education. Our last symposium was on Saturday, March 10, 2018 featured presenter/author Nancy Bruski.

Wheels on the Bus

The Wheels on the Bus event allows participants to see best practices in different NAEYC Accredited programs as well as Gold Star centers in our area. You'll hop on a bus to visit a variety of different centers and become inspired with your own environment. 

Back to School Workshop

Join us on Saturday, September 15th at Harper College's J Theater for a workshop to get you excited and prepared for your new school year. Past events have included Lisa Murphy the Ooey Gooey Lady. 

Fall Conference 

Join us on Saturday, October 13th, 2018  for a morning of inspiring, informative workshops, plus a special free GoAEYC member breakfast at Oakton Community College. More information shortly!

Winter Workshops

Join us for two workshops in January and February on the latest in research and teaching methods.