Conferences are a great way to fulfill your professional development hours as well as network with other professionals in the field.

Upcoming Conferences:


Date Conference Location More information
October 11-12, 2019 ORAEYC Community Conference Mt. Hood Community College

Gresham, OR

October 24, 2018


Oregon Early Childhood Summit Portland State University

November 3, 2018


Big Feelings, Tough Behaviors Providence Willamette Falls Community Center

Oregon City, OR

November 10, 2018


Child Care Business Conference Fort Dalles Readiness Center

The Dalles, OR

Scholarship Information

The Betty Grey Early Childhood Scholarship – This scholarship helps early learning professionals cover the cost to attend the conference. The Betty Grey Early Childhood Scholarship Program supports the growth of quality child care in Oregon by providing financial support for training and education for childhood care and education professionals working in Oregon family child care, center child care, Head Start, and before/after school programs. You can find information and the application through Oregon Center for Career Development on their website:

Application for Betty Grey Scholarship Program – Click Here. 


Oregon Family Child Care Scholarship – Oregon’s Family Child Care Scholarship Program supports professional development for Oregon’s Registered Family and Certified Family Child Care Providers. For more information about the scholarship, visit: Oregon Child Care Providers Together

Application for Oregon Family Child Care Scholarship Program – Click Here. PDF