25th Silver Jubilee! Coming Together for Children Conference

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Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (and More) in the Early Years

Saturday, February 10, 2018
7:30am - 12:45pm
Crossroads United Methodist Church
220 George W. Liles Parkway NW, Concord, NC

The 25th annual Coming Together for Children Conference is for early education professionals from Cabarrus, Rowan, and Stanly Counties. Parents are also welcome. The conference will feature exciting workshops, outstanding presenters, agencies, and light refreshments.


Early Bird Registration Fee is $30. Deadline: January 31, 2018
Late Registration Fee is $35. Dates: February 1 - February 9, 2018
On-Site Registration Fee is $40.

Make checks payable to Coming Together for Children. Payment in the form of a check or money order must accompany the registration. Registrations will not be processed without payment.

REFUND POLICY: No refunds after February 1, 2018. Requests for refunds must be submitted in writing to Coming Together for Children and postmarked by February 1. Please allow approximately three to five weeks for processing. "No Shows" will not be given a refund after the event.

Who is Invited?
Early childhood educators in Cabarrus, Stanly, and Rowan Counties are invited to attend. This includes programs serving children birth through age 8, all day or part day, licensed or unregulated. The invitation is extended to all parents and foster parents of children ages 0 to 5 years of age.

NC Division of Child Development: Contact Credit Hours of three (3) hours for conference participants.

All particants are invited to enjoy a light breakfast (coffee, juice, pastries) and snacks as part of their conference registration fee. Lunch is not provided.

Exhibits will open at 7:30am and close at 11:15am. Exhibits are located in the Gymnasium. Look for signs. Please take time to visit each vendor and agency. There will be a lot of information and resources for you to take home.

Businesses and agencies that are interested in setting up a table at the event can download the Vendor Application Form or Agency Application Form for more details.

Accessibility Assistance
If you would like assistance due to mobility, hearing, or sight impairment, or limited English proficiency, you are warmly encouraged to contact Kathryn Monroe at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Conference Packet (PDF) - Schedule, presentation details and registration form
Hearts and Hands Award Nomination Form (PDF)
Vendor Application Form (PDF)
Agency Application Form (PDF)


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