The Administration for Children and Families presents NRCEC 2024, National Research Conference on Early Childhood. June 24 - 26, 2024 at Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, VA.
June 24 - 26, 2024

Frequently Asked Questions

Conference Logistics

When and where is NRCEC 2024?

NRCEC 2024 will be held June 24—26, 2024, at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, VA.

Conference Content

What types of sessions will be included in the conference?

The conference will include plenary sessions, symposia, poster symposia, poster sessions, and informal events.

What topics are discussed at the conference?

The conference will address 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.

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.