The Administration for Children and Families presents NRCEC 2020, National Research Conference on Early Childhood. June 27 - 29, 2022 at Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, VA.
June 27 - 29, 2022

Frequently Asked Questions

Conference Logistics

When and where is NRCEC 2022?

NRCEC 2022 was held virtually on Monday June 27—Wednesday, June 29, 2022.

Conference Content

What types of sessions will be included in the virtual conference?

The virtual conference included plenary sessions, concurrent breakout sessions, virtual poster sessions, and more. The full Conference Program Book includes the conference agenda with speaker names and session abstracts, as well as details on all virtual posters presented. A snapshot of the conference agenda can be seen in the Agenda-at-a-Glance.

What topics are discussed at the conference?

The conference addressed knowledge gaps across programs serving young children and their families by presenting the latest research surrounding Head Start, Early Head Start, child care, home visiting, child welfare, special education, pre-kindergarten, early elementary, and other early childhood programs.

Who is the conference intended for?

The conference is intended for a broad audience, including academic and professional researchers, early childhood program administrators and practitioners, and federal, state, and local policymakers.

Is it possible to view content from previous conferences?

Conference programs and videos of selected sessions from previous conferences are available on the past conferences page.

Will any of the NRCEC 2022 sessions be archived?

Videos of select conference sessions are now available for on demand viewing. Visit the 2022 session videos page for more information. You also can explore the posters presented at NRCEC 2022 by visiting the poster galleries.

General Questions

How can I stay updated on NRCEC?

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Whom do I contact with additional questions?

Please contact if you have additional questions.