Adult Education

Sacramento Play Summit

Sacramento Play Summit

Save the date: The 2018 conference is scheduled for September 15, 2018

Play is the most important work of childhood, setting the foundation for a child’s physical, emotional and cognitive well-being. Yet there are growing threats and limitations placed on the time, resources and spaces devoted to play.

The Sacramento Play Summit is a one-day conference held annually in September that aims to highlight the importance of play in child development, the many types of play, ways to incorporate play into daily and school life, and more.

This conference is ideal for adults who work with children: preschool and elementary educators, early childhood education specialists, childcare providers, after-school program administrators and practitioners, parks and recreation professionals, physical education professionals, parents and grandparents.

See the Conference Schedules from Previous Years:

2017 Sacramento Play Summit

2016 Sacramento Play Summit

2015 Sacramento Play Summit

2014 Sacramento Play Summit

2013 Sacramento Play Summit

Call for Presenters: Sign up to be a speaker at the 2018 Sacramento Play Summit

Thank you for your interest in presenting at the 2018 Sacramento Play Summit on Saturday, September 15, 2018, at the Tsakopoulos Library Galleria in Downtown Sacramento. Please complete the form below. The deadline for submissions is midnight on Wednesday, February 28, 2018. For questions related to speaking at the Play Summit, please contact Kathy Fleming at

Please note: After you complete and submit your proposal, you will receive a copy of your submission by email. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please contact Kathy Fleming at

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