SC Summit on Early Childhood - SC First Steps

SC Summit on Early Childhood

The state’s premier early childhood conference is presented annually by South Carolina First Steps and the Early Childhood Advisory Council.


More than 500 early childhood stakeholders explored the power of storytelling at the 2022 SC Summit on Early Childhood held at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center in Downtown Columbia. The 2023 Summit theme is “We are family: Building our future together.” Plenaries, training and workshops will be framed to center on a two-gen focus for children, parents, professionals, and organizations. The day of learning, sharing and connecting will feature renowned keynote speakers and expert-led sessions, hallmarks of the Summit tradition. 

Since 2015, the SC Summit on Early Childhood has provided early childhood professionals and advocates, parents, members of the business community, and elected officials an open platform to share strategies, research, and dialogue in order to foster a strong foundation for the children of South Carolina.

2023 South Carolina Summit on Early Childhood

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