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Presenter Information

Proposal Requirements

2 hours KDHE approved

Presentations must reflect developmentally appropriate practices as defined by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

Proposal must be submitted online

Selling or advertising merchandise during sessions is strictly prohibited. KDHE stated policy is that presenters may not use their sessions as a forum for product sales. Presenters selling products may want to consider renting a booth in the Exhibit Hall’s Exhibit section.

CCPC Invites Proposals That:

Address current challenges faced by early childhood professionals and are solution-oriented

Use active approaches to enhance attendee learning

Engage attendees in stimulating activities and discussion

Present new strategies and fresh perspectives on traditional content supported by research

Help participants turn ideas into action

Target either new, mid-career, or seasoned professionals

Address the needs of family child care provider and early childhood professionals that focus on quality improvement in programs for young children and their families


Topics Areas

Business Management


Developmentally Appropriate Practice



Family Support/Connection

Inclusion/Special Needs




Outdoor Environment



Focus of your proposal

Age Level

CCPC seeks proposals that address the age range of birth through age eight. You will be asked to identify the age level addresses: Infant, Toddler, Preschool/Pre-K, or School Age. You may select more than one age group

Target Audience

The CCPC conference attracts a diverse group of attendees. We seek proposals that are targeted to these experience levels:

Level 1

Knowledge and skills expected of a professional new to the profession

Level 2

Knowledge and skills expected of a professional with a CDA

or equivalent training or education

Level 3

Knowledge and skills expected of a professional with an associate’s degree

in early childhood or related fields

Level 4

Knowledge and skills expected of a professional with a bachelor’s degree

in child development or related fields

Level 5

Knowledge and skills expected of a professional with an advanced degree

in child development or related fields


Core Knowledge Area

To ensure a well-rounded program and provide content that appeals to all attendees, each proposal must identify which Core Knowledge Area covered by the training.

Child and Youth Growth and Development

Learning Environments and Curriculum

Observation and Assessment

Families and Communities

Health and Safety

Interactions with Children and Youth

Program Planning and Development

Professional Development and Leadership


Submission Tips

Topic:  Pick a topic that is timely, relevant, and thought-provoking.

Title:  Be creative and clear with your title.  A good title will invite the attendee to join by making the topic and content distinct and engaging.

Description:  This should be a brief overview of the workshop/session you are proposing.  The description will be used in the conference program.


Presentation Tips

Plan your time carefully to allot an appropriate amount of time for your presentation, for questions, and for a discussion.

Start and end on time

Address the subject matter immediately.

Introductions should take only a few minutes.

Please make sure to speak clearly while presenting. If an attendee asks a question, repeat their question to help other attendees hear it clearly. 

Avoid reading and lecturing to attendees, have fun!

Event Information

The CCPC Professional Development Event and Conference provides a powerful platform to network with over 100+ childcare professionals and to share knowledge, lessons learned, and best practices in the field. 

We also offer presenters the following:

  • Lead presenter may choose between a complementary conference registration or a $30 honorarium for their workshop session.   

  • Valuable experience presenting at one of the best ECE state-level conferences.

  • Networking opportunities with and visibility to 100+ ECE professionals.

  • Each session will have a CCPC board member as a host to assist presenter during their workshop. 

  • CCPC will take care of sending out workshop certificates. 

  • If you must cancel your presentation, send an e-mail to  Please include your name and  workshop title.  Cancellations are accepted from the Primary Presenter only


If you have questions, please contact

2023 Presenter Deadlines

October 1, 2022

Submission Process Open


January 1, 2023

Submission Process Closed


January 15, 2023

Notification of decision 

and session schedule

will be emailed

April 2023

Event and Conference

Helpful Links

Kansas Core Competencies

KDHE Training Approval  Instructions

KDHE Training Application

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