The 2023 Annual Conference


The 2023 Annual First Up Conference

The Joy of Teaching: Creating Meaningful Play Experiences

April 29th, 2023

Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown


The  First Up Conference is a special gathering held each spring in Philadelphia. It brings together educators and professionals from across the East Coast and beyond for networking and professional learning.

For questions about the RFP process, please contact Alix Cozen. For questions about the 2023 Annual Conference, please contact Cheryl Carson.

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