Awards & Grants 2019 CAAEYC Conference Award
The CAAEYC Annual Conference Awards offers five (5) awards for members to attend the CAAEYC Annual Conference and Expo -- Full Conference (Early Bird Registration). The Conference Award hopes to promote attendance for those members who are interested in learning new an innovative techniques, share resources and meet new member of their professional. This award encourages involvement in the organization and provides continual growth and vitality in the field of early childhood education.
Eligibility and Process
To be eligible, an applicant must be a current CAAEYC member in good standing. Employment or volunteer work in a program or organization serving children from birth to age 8, or student enrollment in a minimum of six (6) Early Childhood Education or Child Development units is required. An applicant must also possess a commitment to the field of Early Childhood Education or Child Development and a commitment to professional growth development.
Only COMPLETE applications with all supporting documents received by the application deadline will be considered. Applications and supporting materials will be reviewed and evaluated by the CAAEYC Awards and Grants Committee and recommendations will be submitted to the CAAEYC Board of Directors for consideration. All applicants will be notified of their acceptance or declination using contact information provided on the application.
Award recipients are encouraged to attend the CAAEYC Annual Membership Meeting for the purpose of public recognition.
Applications must be submitted online by 5:00pm on Friday, February 8, 2019.
CAAEYC Conference Award Application
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Name (first and last)
City, State, Zip
Personal Phone (home or cell)
NAEYC Membership Exp Date
CAAEYC Chapter (if known)
Degree Held & Major
If currently enrolled in college, type in process.
Degree Desired & Major
If enrolled in graduate studies, include type and major. Otherwise, type none.
Position Title/Role/Specialization Area
Employer/Volunteer Site/College Address
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Employer/Volunteer Site/College City, State, Zip
Enter employer/site/college city, state and zip.
Employer/Volunteer Site/College County
Enter county where employer/site/college is located.
Dates of Employment/Service/Attendance
Enter the dates of employment, volunteer service or college attendance.
Hours per Week/Units
Enter the number of hours you work per week and/or college units.
Months per Year/Semester or Quarter
Enter the number of months you work per year and/or the number of semesters or quarters you attend college.
File Upload - You Will Upload Four Separate Files
(1) Prepare a personal statement to the CAAEYC Board of Directors describing your Commitment to ECE, your active involvement in ECE and your desire to attend conference including how it will benefit your professional growth.
(2) Verification of employment, volunteer work or student status.
(3) One letter of recommendation relevant to your work with children ages 0-8 from a direct supervisor or college instructor.
(4) Copy of current membership card from NAEYC or other verification of membership status.
Once you upload the first file, you will be able to upload the next file. Each file may only be 30 MB in size.
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