Idaho AEYC’s 2020
Professional Development Institute

June 12-13, 2020 | Boise Centre | Boise, ID

The Professional Development Institute is planned by early childhood professionals who are passionate about bringing the latest research and professional development to Idaho’s early learning field. Our Planning Committee is already busy preparing for the 2020 Professional Development Institute! If you would like to help organize the conference, please email Laurie Demko at

Thank you for attending our 2019 conference!

We welcomed over 260 early childhood professionals from 37 cities across Idaho to learn the latest research about child development and resources to provide unparalleled high-quality learning experiences for young children. Thank you to all the keynotes, workshop presenters, program directors, thought leaders and early childhood professionals who joined us!

Missed this year's event? View our 2019 PDI program and additional resources below below to see what you can look forward to next June 12 and 13, 2020.

Proactive and Explicit Presentation Resources

Keynote speakers Lisa Porter Kuh and Iris Chin Ponte have created some additional material to support your classroom planning and professional development:


Self Regulation: A Foundation for Learning & Educational Success Workshop Resources

Presenters Anne Cirillo and Nichole Moos have compiled a list of helpful children’s books and resources to help you continue to reflect on your own understandings and classroom practices.