Thanks to everyone who attended the
Second Annual Tech for the Early Years Conference
October 17-18, 2013  •  8:30 a.m.–4 p.m.

Erikson’s TEC Center, Columbia College, and Catherine Cook School hosted the conference, which focused on the appropriate and intentional use of technology in early childhood programs.

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The conference featured Warren Buckleitner, Ph.D., founder and editor of Children’s Technology Review, along with innovative and thoughtful practitioners, parents, researchers, and app developers.

It also showcased classroom tours and hands-on workshops geared to support early childhood educators explore and learn developmentally appropriate approaches to using technology and digital media in early learning settings.


Two full days of expert panels, sessions, and hands-on workshops. Check out the agenda


We rounded up experts in every aspect of technology and young children. Meet our speakers


This year’s conference was held in Erikson’s beautiful campus building near Chicago’s downtown. More on the location


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