Site Tours


2024 CAAEYC Annual Conference & Expo
Pasadena, CA

April 19-21, 2024
Friday, Saturday and Sunday

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2023 Sponsors



CAAEYC proudly thanks its sponsors in recognition of their generous financial support and other donations that contribute greatly to the success of this event.

Site Tours

There are two sites to tour on Sunday, April 21. This is a separately priced event and you must be registered for the conference to add the site tours to your registration. The maximum number of participants is 50 individuals. Each site tour registrant will visit both sites. The site tours are sold out.

Discovery Days Preschool - Pasadena, CA
Discovery Days Preschool is the vision and dream of a husband and wife team, Dione and Lisa Marie Scott. Lisa Marie has in depth experience working with children for well over a decade, earned a Masters Degree in Early Childhood Education, is a certified Pediatric Sleep Consultant and currently studying to become a Child Behavior Specialist. Dione is a seasoned entrepreneur with a background in business and sales. The busy couple was able to expand Discovery Days from a home-based family childcare business to now, two preschool centers.

"Our dream was to create a space for young children to be loved, learn and explore the world in a safe and nurturing place. We also envisioned a place for parents of young children to find community and support, as they navigate the fun, sometimes scary but always adventurous journey into parenthood. Equally as important we wanted to create a work place for our teachers to feel fully supported emotionally and creatively, in their work with young children." 

Pacific Oaks Children's Center - Pasadena, CA
For more than 75 years, Pacific Oaks Children’s School has been a leader in early childhood education pedagogy, while serving the Pasadena and Southern California communities. Founded on the importance of learning and social justice, our classrooms foster a sense of exploration, creativity, imagination, and respect in children.

We provide a spirited education that inspires a love of learning and confidence through an intelligent, imaginative curriculum. A culture of inquiry and innovation is cultivated for children and adults as we embody the notion that a great school is one in which everybody learns. We deepen parents’ appreciation of early development and their role in supporting their child’s growth while remaining a devoted and active member of the community.

Learning is most potent when it is personally meaningful to children and so we begin with them—their interests and questions. We co-create the curriculum with children, and so it changes each year. We are committed to teach in ways that invite curiosity and cultivate creativity by responding to, and building upon, children’s questions and ideas.

Exploration and play are primary modes of early learning. Through play, children inquire, investigate, develop theories, test, and expand their thinking in a playful application of the scientific method. For young children, there is little separation between play and learning. We believe that joy and playful learning are worthy educational goals for young children as they contribute to a strong foundation for a lifetime of curiosity and learning


The cost per person is $55 and includes a lunch voucher for the concessions in Expo Hall A.

Site Tour registrants will receive an email with details about where to meet on Sunday, April 21. Time to meet is between 8:00am and 8:15am. Transportation will depart no later than 8:30am. Buses will return to the Pasadena Convention Center by 12:00pm.