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2019 CYY Save the Date

Save the Date for the 46th Annual Conference on the Young Years (CYY) hosted by the Early Learning Section of the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.  Join us on March 7-9, 2019 for three powerful and engaging days of professional development focused on being intentional when building the foundation for learning. With this conference you will have the opportunity to earn up to 16 clock hours approved through the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Section for Child Care Regulation.

CYY is a great opportunity to network and gain information to further your growth as an early learning professional.  The conference is geared towards providing a wide variety of topics that can be used as a resource when working with young children, staff members and administrators in the early learning field.  

2019 CYY Information

  • Available December 2018

2019 CYY Exhibitor Registration Information

  • Available fall 2018

2019 CYY Free Registration Winners

  • 2019 Free Registration - Tiffany Noble, Lafayette County C-1 School District
  • 2019 Free Registration - Morgan Hughes, Grain Valley R-V School District
  • 2019 Free Registration - Dana Borden, Academy of Early Childhood Learning
  • One Night Stay at Tan-Tar-A - Heather Culbertson, Warrensburg School District
  • One Night Stay at Tan-Tar-A - Natalie Thomas, St. Louis Public Schools

2019 CYY Exhibitor Winners

  • $100 Off Booth Fee - LuLa Roe Sheila and Shawna
  • ​$100 Off Booth Fee - Brookes Publishing
  • Booth Selection - Missouri Department of Conservation
  • Booth Selection - Teaching Strategies
  • Booth Selection - Child Care Aware of Missouri

2018 CYY Conference Information