The Administration for Children and Families presents NRCEC 2018, National Research Conference on Early Childhood. June 25 - 27, 2018 at Marriott Crystal Gateway in Arlington, VA.
June 25 - 27, 2018, Crystal Gateway Marriott, Arlington, VA


Mentoring/Networking Lunch

Emerging scholars (e.g., undergraduate & graduate students, postdocs and/or early career researchers) are invited to register for a Mentoring/Networking Lunch at the NRCEC 2018 on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 from 12:00 to 1:15 pm. Emerging scholars may also choose to participate in newly developed Expanded Mentoring Activities. This event is not sponsored by the Administration for Children and Families.

Registration for this event is closed.

Mentoring/Networking Activities Information and Registration

Head Start Family and Child Experience Survey (FACES) 2014

Join us for a free data workshop sponsored by Child Care & Early Education Research Connections to explore the Head Start Family and Child Experience Survey (FACES) 2014 data! FACES 2014 project leads from Mathematica Policy Research will instruct this one-day data training at the National Research Conference on Early Childhood on June 24, 2018. Researchers will be introduced to the study’s purposes, new design, instruments, and data structure. The training will also focus on analyses of FACES data over time, including methodological, measurement, and analytic considerations.

The workshop is free! Space is limited and you must be registered for the NRCEC to apply. Researchers interested in using FACES data to answer policy relevant questions in early care and education are encouraged to apply. Be sure to include your key research interest topics along with any previous experience working with FACES data when applying.

Registration for this event is closed.

Workshop Date: June 24, 2018 - 9am-4pm EST
Workshop Registration Email:
For questions, contact Dharma Akmon at

Network of infant/toddler Researchers Meeting (NitR)

The Network of infant/toddler Researchers (NitR) brings together leading applied researchers with policymakers and technical assistance providers responsible for overseeing and supporting early childhood programs serving families during pregnancy and the first three years of life. This half-day meeting is an opportunity to learn about NitR, hear updates from federal staff on infant and toddler priorities, and network with new and old members. This is an open meeting, but only has space to accommodate 50 registrants (first come, first served). All are welcome (including students), even if you have not participated in NitR previously.

Registration for this event is closed.

Network of infant/toddler Researchers Meeting (NitR) Information and Registration

Date: June 24, 2018
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Crystal Gateway Marriott, 1700 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Arlington, VA 22202