2015 Making a Difference Conference

Logo Cover Photo RESIZED FILE

Welcome to Your Conference Headquarters

for the

2015 Making a Difference Conference for Early Childhood Professionals.


Join Delaware Head Start Association (DHSA) and the Delaware Association for the Education of Young Children (DAEYC), with support from Delaware Department of Education for the fourth annual Making A Difference in Early Childhood: A Conference for Early Childhood Professionals on April 17 & 18, 2015.

This statewide cross-sector conference will return to Delaware Technical Community College in Dover, Delaware. 

Registration for the conference is now closed. Thank you to all who registered to attend!

Click here to view the brochure for the 2015 Making A Difference Conference.

Areas of Focus for the Conference in 2015 Include:

  • Infant/Toddlers
  • Administrators
  • Pre-School/Pre-K
  • Family Child Care
  • School Age
  • Family Engagement

This year’s conference will also provide engaging workshops for administrators and childcare facility owners/directors, on topics such as:

  • Employee Wages – Tax Credits 18-39 Year Olds
  • Hire and Fire
  • Unemployment Insurance
  • Strategic Planning – Policies and Procedures
  • Employer/Employee Accountability
  • Hiring Management
  • Retention
  • Labor laws
  • Human Resources – Supervision


Beckers_SchoolSupplies_Logo (2)

PNC GUG logo~color


HOY logo yellow logo






















New in 2015, The Making a Difference Conference will include Spanish language workshops.
Since the goal of the Making A Difference Conference is to address the diverse training needs of the early childhood community, we are very excited to announce that in 2015, for the first time, this conference will include Spanish Language workshops.

Keynote speakers

We are very excited to announce that the keynote speakers for the 2015 Making A Difference Conference will be Ta’Mora Jackson (April 17) and Dr. Jean Feldman (April 18).

What’s Next?

Click here to view photos from the 2014 Making A Difference Conference.