UNK-Community 2023 Early Childhood Conference

September 27 & 28, 2024

Friday 8:00 – 3:45 and Saturday 8:00 – 12:30

Registration Coming Soon

Conference Location

University of Nebraska at Kearney
Nebraskan Student Union
1013 West 27th Street
Kearney, NE 68849


Parking is available to conference attendees free of charge on Friday and Saturday during the conference in lots 3, 4, and 6 only. Please do not park in other campus parking lots as you could be ticketed. View the parking map.

This year's conference, the 7th Annual UNK-Community Early Childhood Conference, is themed: Promoting Knowledge and Well-being for Children, Families and Educators. Saturday sessions will feature TBA. Friday’s session will feature TBA.

Who should attend?

  • Childcare Providers: home-based, center-based, and administrators
  • Teachers: Pre-K thru 3rd grade
  • Head Start/EHS and Sixpence staff
  • Early Interventionists / ECSE Teachers
  • University Faculty
  • Students
  • All community members interested in early care and education

**In-Service Hours for Licensed Child Care Providers:

  • Friday: 5 hours available
  • Saturday: 4 hours available