Annual Early Childhood Conference

2024 Conference Request for Proposals

Thank you for your interest in presenting at Project ACT's annual conference. Please read all of the information below before submitting your proposal as it contains important details about being a presenter at the conference. This conference is in person and in a new location that will provide ample space and technology.

The conference is expected to draw approximately 150-200 participants. All sessions will be 90 minutes in length. The number of participants per session will vary based on registration. Workshop sessions should include interactive large and small group activities that encourage involvement and active participation of all attendees, while meeting the needs of adult learners. We welcome presenters who are willing to present the same session multiple times.


This year’s theme is Inclusion Starts Now: Nurturing Equity in Early Childhood Education. Some potential presentation topics might include:

  • Ableism
  • Developmentally Appropriate Practices
  • Gender Identity
  • Inequities and Inequalities in ECCE
  • Inclusion and Disabilities
  • Multilingual Children
  • Multiple Intelligences/Learning Styles
  • Play and the Importance of it in Wellbeing
  • Race and Racism in ECCE
  • Social Emotional development
  • Strengths Based Approach
  • Trauma and its Impacts
  • Universal Design for Learning


There is a modest honorarium for any presenter chosen to present who meets conference guidelines. Project ACT is pleased to provide technology including screens and projectors to all presenters. All presenters will be required to submit their presentation materials (slide deck, handouts, etc.) to Project ACT by September 1st, 2024.

Important Dates

  • Proposal submission deadline extended to 3/31/2024
  • Notice of acceptance 4/15/2024
  • Conference registration opens 6/1/2024
  • Speaker’s presentation materials submitted by 9/1/2024


All presentations must be educational in nature and may not be used to market products or services. Please reach out to us with any questions at


Tentative Agenda

  • 8:00-8:30am Registration
  • 8:30-10:00am Keynote
  • 10:15-11:45am Session A
  • 11:45am-1:15pm Lunch, Vendors, Activity Area & Zen Zone
  • 1:15-2:45pm Session B
  • 3:00-4:30pm Session C

Still interested in presenting? Fill out the form below by March 15, 2024 to be considered. 


Your Name
If accepted to present at the conference this bio will be shared with conference attendees.
This question is asking if you are willing to present the same workshop multiple times at the conference.
What is your preferred time slot(s) to present?
Conference attendees will be able to visit the vendor tables during lunch from 11:45am-1:15pm.