Our Annual Conference is a key training and professional development opportunity for early childhood educators.

The event brings together informative and engaging keynote speakers, breakouts, interactive sessions and other workshops to engage, inspire and educate. The event draws hundreds of attendees each year from across the state, country and globe. Read more about the impact of our most recent conference on our blog!

Thank you for attending the 2023 WECA Conference!

The 2023 WECA Conference was held Oct. 19-21! Thank you to everyone who registered and took part in this year’s event.

Save the Date for the 2024 Conference: Oct. 10-12, 2024








In Their Words

“The conference was the best thing I’ve ever been to in my life. I was inspired!”

-2023 Attendee




PBS Wisconsin


City of Madison

Civitas Strategies

UW Health

Wisconsin Technical College System


Love, Tito’s


Celebrate Children Foundation

Greater Watertown Community Health Foundation

Kaplan Early Learning Co.


Early Learning Ventures
Supporting Families Together Association
School Specialty Childcraft
UW-Madison Division of Geriatrics & Gerontology
Wisconsin Registry
Community Shares of Wisconsin
Hatch Early Learning
Gundersen Health System


Wegner CPAs

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsors’ financial support of the conference highlights their dedication to the early childhood workforce and early care and education, which is the foundation of young children’s future success.

For questions on sponsorship levels, contact Kelly Hook, Director of Donor & Partner Engagement. Details on 2024 sponsorship opportunities are coming soon!

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