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Frequently Asked Questions


  • Who can attend this event?
    ANY person who works with children birth through age 8 is encouraged to attend!  We expect people from ALL over the world.  This conference erases the borders, and allows us all to simply be Early Childhood Educators!

  • How can I earn Ohio Approved Credit?
    Great question...you are so smart!  We are thrilled to be able to provide Ohio Approved Credit for this virtual event.  In order to receive credit, you will need to attend a session that is noted as "OA Approved". Credit is available when you watch during the live/premier of the session AND for on-demand sessions. You must enter your OPIN when you register and view the entire session AND fill out the post-session survey in order to receive credit. 

  • It would be great if I could receive a certificate of attendance for each session I attend. But I know that could never happen, right?
    Your wish is our command!  You will receive a certificate of attendance for each session you view.
    That is a lot of certificates if you view all of the sessions! We hope you have a comfy chair!

  • How can I pay?
    Credit card is the preferred form of payment. However, Purchase Orders are accepted as well as a personal check. If you want to pay with a credit card and only be charged once for a group, please contact us.

  • Do you offer discounts?
    There are no available discounts.  We have worked really hard...like really, really hard to create a world-class event at the very lowest price we ever could!  8 keynotes and over 100+ additional sessions come out to under $1 per session. 

  • Do I need an email account to register online?
    Yes. If you don't have an email account, now is a great time to get one (they're free at yahoo.com or gmail.com). You will immediately be able to review and verify your registration information. All conference and registration updates will be sent directly to you! Please provide an individual email for each attendee if registering as a group.

  • What is included in conference registration?
    Conference registration includes admission to all sessions (Keynotes, Featured Speakers, Breakout Sessions and Discussion Groups), virtual exhibit hall, scavenger hunt game and much more!

  • I received a voucher from last year, what do I do?
    Using your voucher is simple! Please reach out to Laura Richards PRIOR to registering. She will provide you with a discount code to offset your registration cost by the amount of your voucher. Click here for more information.

  • I noticed the awesome price of the virtual conference, and believe I’ll have a balance leftover on my voucher. Will I lose those funds?
    The great news is that your voucher funds can be used through June 30, 2022, which means you can roll over the remaining balance to the 2022 conference or any Ohio AEYC event or service before the deadline, including membership! Or better yet, the remainder of your funds can also be used to invite a coworker or friend to join you!


  • Can I get a refund if I cancel my registration?
    Conference Registration fees are non-refundable. (Notice the bold font? We are using our firm, but kind/sweet/loving tone).


  • I can’t attend the conference anymore, what can I do?
    We get it, things come up, and schedules change!  You will have on-demand access until May 24th. View what you want, when you want!


  • What platform are you using for the virtual event?
    PheedLoop is the platform that will be used for the 2021 Early Childhood Virtual Conference. PheedLoop is a virtual engagement platform for event organizers, speakers, exhibitors, sponsors and attendees. It's cool and we think you will like it.  


  • I loved the in-person conference, will I enjoy this?
    If you experienced the in-person event...an event described by the American Business Awards as the "best association event in the country" (we want to thank our moms!), you are going to LUV this virtual event.  We can't hug you like we could at the in-person event, but we can still virtually help build community, connections, and laughter.  All you need is an internet connection...and $99 (please don't forget that). 

  • I loved visiting the exhibit hall, will there still be exhibitors?
    We love our exhibitors and they love you! The virtual exhibit hall is going to be wonderful, plus you can visit whenever you want! You can get all the great information you normally can in the hall and can even speak face-to-face (through video) with exhibitors if you want. 

  • What will be the best way to view the conference?
    The best way to experience the conference is on a desktop/laptop, or tablet.  It is possible to use your smartphone but it is not recommended. Does your laptop have HDMI? Hook your laptop up to your TV to have an even better experience!

  • Can I watch with my team?
    Each individual must register to receive log-in credentials. Logins are not permitted to be shared. ONLY the registered attendee is permitted to view sessions. ONLY the registered attendee may earn Ohio Approved Credit or certificates. Violation of this policy may result in blocked access to this event as well as future Ohio AEYC events. 

Still have questions?  Click on the chat with us or email us:  events@oaeyc.org

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