Conferences & Institutes

Infancy Institute

The Infancy Institute supports caregivers, teachers, directors, trainers, home visitors, parents, early interventionists, developmental specialists, social workers, and family childcare providers that interact with infants, toddlers, and families across a variety of settings. The annual conference highlights cutting-edge developments in research, relationship-based practice, and family-centered care and has educated thousands of infant/toddler specialists from around the world.

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Participants at the 32nd Infancy Insitute gather in the auditorium for a talk

Infancy Institute 2020—Caring for Families and Ourselves

March 24, 25, 26, 2020
Featuring a keynote presentation, “How we Partner with Each and Every Family: Evolving Practices, Beliefs, and Values” by Bonnie Keilty, Ed.D., Associate Professor, Department of Special Education; Program Leader, Early Childhood Development and Learning: Diverse Children and Families, Hunter College.

Next year’s institute will be held on March 24, 25, 26, 2020.

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infancy instituteHistory of the Infancy Institute

Thirty years ago, the Bank Street Infant & Family Development and Early Intervention Program recognized the lack of professional development designed specifically to improve the practice of those working with infants and toddlers.

The Infancy Institute was the answer to that interdisciplinary need in the many settings where infants, toddlers, and families interact with professionals. Highlighting cutting-edge research, development, relationship-based practice, and family-centered care, the institute has educated thousands of infant/toddler specialists from around the world.



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Participant Experiences
The presenters gave such interesting, concrete examples that I could bring to my center and really understood the reasoning behind the approach.
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I love the emphasis on culture, race and relationships and, of course, children!
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The site visits let us see all the workshops in action and what it really looks like in the setting.
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