OCAEYC Trainings and Events

Please check our calendar frequently for professional development opportunities, upcoming meetings, and events. OCAEYC offers one professional development workshop, or coffee and conversation event, each month. Members of OCAEYC receive email announcements for upcoming events with a registration discount code if fees apply.

If you are an OCAEYC member and you do not receive your discount code for scheduled events in an email, please contact us for assistance before registering.

Please note that during the pandemic all events are virtual.




9:00 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.

OCAEYC Annual Conference Navigating the New Normal: Tweaking Techniques
This event is open to the community at large.
Read event details below!
Si requiere asistencia en español, puede mandarnos un correo electrónico.

Location and Registration:

Presented via a Virtual Platform
Click here to register




5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Refreshing our Practices
through Mindfulness

Join OCAEYC as we partner
with the Orange County
Reggio Round Table (OCRRT)
to offer a webinar focused on refreshing our practices through mindfulness.
Click here to view the flyer.

Location and Registration:

Online via Zoom
Cost: $5.00 General admission and FREE for OCAEYC members with your discount code
Click here to register

OCAEYC 2021 Virtual Annual Conference

Join OCAEYC for our 2021 annual conference! This year’s theme is “Navigating the New Normal: Tweaking Techniques.” The conference will be held virtually on March 6, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.

This year, we will focus on updated best practices to support the development, health, and safety of our youngest learners during these particularly challenging times. Engage with our online platform during our pre-conference event days to discover vendors and win prizes!

For an additional fee, you can purchase access to the session recordings to view at your leisure, post conference, and in order to truly take advantage of all that this year has to offer. Certain sessions will be offered with Spanish translation.

OCAEYC members get a discount! If you are a current member look for your discount code email! Not a member yet? Become a member of OCAEYC, and then email us to receive your discount today! Find details about registration prices below.

Conference Key Note and Registration Flyer
Conference Sessions Flyer

Workshops in Spanish:
Talleres en español:

One workshop in each session will be presented in Spanish with English translation.
Se presentará un taller en cada sesión en español con traducción al inglés.

One English workshop in each session will be translated in Spanish.
Un taller de inglés en cada sesión será traducido al español.

people raising their hands
pencils and smartphone on top of books

Conference Registration Prices

If you are looking to purchase both memberships & conference registration at the same time for a large group, please contact Sarah Shawesh. If you work for a school district or large program and need to pay for registration and/or membership by purchase order, please contact Laura Herrera prior to registering.

Please note that registration is FINAL and no refunds will be given once registration is completed. OCAEYC members, please check your OCAEYC Membership email for the registration discount code BEFORE registering. Refunds for OCAEYC discounts cannot be given after registration is completed.

Registration Pricing:
$50 General Admission
$25 OCAEYC Entry & Family Level Memberships
$20 for OCAEYC Members

Click here to register!

Additional Training Opportunities in Orange County

Please note that these trainings are available from our community partners, and we are offering information about them as a resource for you. OCAEYC does not endorse trainings from other agencies and organizations. We strongly recommend working with your Professional Growth Advisor (PGA) to plan your professional development. You can visit the websites below to learn more about our community partners and the trainings and services they provide, then consult with your PGA to determine whether or not they are applicable towards your professional development goals.

Orange County Department of Education

Calendar for Professional Learning (check prices in event descriptions)

Children's Home Society of California

Calendar of free workshops and events

California Early Childhood Online (CECO)

Free On-Demand trainings can be accessed with your ECE Workforce Registry Identification Number

Early Care and Education Workforce Registry

Create a free account and use your ECE Workforce Registry Identification number to register for trainings and events listed on the ECE Workforce Registry Calendar.


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