Calendar of Events
Fox Valley Chapter of WECA Events and Activities
Each year Fox Valley Chapter of WECA's Calendar offers many opportunities for continuing education including a Super Saturday Conference and Tour of Centers. Additionally, we host an Annual Dinner to recognize the contribution of active members and a Planning Meeting to schedule activities for the following year.
All events except the Annual Dinner and Planning Meeting provide continuing education hours. FVCW/WECA members may attend all events (except Conference) for FREE; guests pay a nominal amount per event.
Regular meetings begin at 6:30. Special events like the Awards Dinner, Tour of Centers and Super Saturday Conference have their own schedules. Download the Calendar of Events.
FVCW Calendar 2017
|CANCELLED due to weather||CANCELLED|
|"Time Management for Busy Professionals" by Work & Family Consulting.||Play & Grow Learning Center, Appleton|
|March 20 - 6:30|
1.5 CE hours
|"Large Muscle and Creative Movement Activities" by Work & Family Consulting.||Young Child Development Center, Appleton|
2 CE hours
|Tour of Centers. Note the date change!||Appleton area.|
|May 15 - 6:30|
1 CE hour
|"Bullying and the Battles and Hurts that are Part of the Bullying Package" by Mary Wonderlick.||21 for Tots, Appleton||June 19 - 6:30|
No CE Hours
|Valley AEYC Annual Dinner and Election of Officers.
All are welcome to attend!
|Pullmans, 619 S Olde Oneida St, Appleton|
|July 17 - 6:30|
1.5 CE Hours
|"Serving With a Smile: Customer Service Matters""
by Work & Family Consulting.
|August 21 - 6:30|
1.5 CE Hours
|Make & Take "Class Picture Book" by Rosie Hoeffner.||Child Care Resource & Referral, Kimberly|
|September 18 - 6:30|
No CE Hours.
|Planning for 2018.||21 for Tots, Appleton|
|October 16||CANCELLED due to circumstances beyond our control.||CANCELLED|
|November 4||Super Saturday Conference||Kimberly Municipal Center, Kimberly|
Other Early Childhood Events
NAEYC Affiliate Trainings
NAEYC Affiliate Groups often sponsor conferences and workshops. They are a staple of professional development and designed to be affordable and accessible. See what's available in your area on NAEYC's Affiliate Conference page.
NAEYC Conference - November 15-18, 2017
The NAEYC Conference is the largest early childhood education conference in the world, featuring hundreds of presentations and exhibits and attended by tens of thousands of early educators. Complete information is available on the NAEYC Conference page.
WECA Conference - November 10-11, 2017
This year WECA's Annual Conference features educators in the field and cutting-edge researchers engaging in compelling, shore "EarlyEd Talks" on six core themes. You won't want to miss this bold new format! Visit the WECA Conference page for complete information and to register.
In addition to their Annual Conference, WECA offers a wide variety of trainings year-round, and can even customize a training to meet your needs! Visit WECA's Training page to see what's available in your area.
Week of the Young Child™ - April 16–20, 2018
NAEYC hosts this special week to celebrate early learning, young children, their teachers and families. Visit NAEYC's National Week of the Young Child page for activity ideas, resources to help plan your celebrations, FAQ, and more!
Wisconsin Family Child Care Association offers a an annual conference and variety of other trainings intended for both group and family providers. Visit the WFCCA website to see what trainings are scheduled near you.
Worthy Wage Day - May 1, 2018
Worthy Wage Day is an annual day of action to honor early childhood educators and raise awareness about the need to attract and keep high-quality, effective educators. Visit the Worthy Wage Day page on the American Federation of Teachers' website for more information.