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Committee and professional meeting dates

We support early year services and professionals by providing networking opportunities. These include committees of management, kindergarten registration meetings, the Family and Children's Services Network and the IMSR Early Years Professional Network.

Meetings and networks available are

     Early Years Committees of Management Network 

     Kindergarten Enrolment Officer Information Session    

     Early Years Professional Network

     Family and Children's Services Network

Early Years Committees of Management Network

The Early Years Committees of Management Network is a professional network for community kindergartens, occasional care and playhouses. The meetings are facilitated by Family Services to provide support to volunteer committees of management.

These are held from 6.30pm to 8.30pm at the Bayside Corporate Centre, 76 Royal Avenue, Sandringham VIC 3191.

2020 dates (bookings open 2 January)

Monday 24 February: Committies of Management Meeting Booking

Monday 25 May: Committies of Management Meeting Booking

Monday 24 August: Committies of Management Meeting Booking

Monday 26 October: Committees of Management Meeting Booking

Kindergarten enrolment officer information session

These meetings are for kindergarten enrolment officers participating in our central registration service. Attendance is required as part of the kindergarten service agreement.

Meetings are held 7pm to 8:30pm at the Bayside Corporate Centre, 76 Royal Avenue, Sandringham VIC 3191.

2020 dates (bookings open)

Central Registration Booking Process

Monday 2 March: Enrolment Officers' Meeting Booking

Central Registration Process Feedback

Monday 5 October: Enrolment Officers' Meeting Booking

Early Years Professional Network

This series of professional development sessions are facilitated by the Inner Metro Southern Region (IMSR) Local Government Area's of Bayside, Kingston, Glen Eira, Port Phillip and Stonnington. The network provides opportunities for professional development with highly regarded speakers in the early years sector. 

These meetings are held at either the Caulfield Pavilion or Kingston Council Auditorium and are a great way to meet others in your profession.

2020 dates (bookings open early 2020)

Theme: Children's Voices

Tuesday 17 March: Communicating with Parents, Parenting Research Centre

Tuesday 5 May: Children's Behaviour, Jo Lange

Wednesday 22 July: Empowering Children in the Curriculum, Catharine Hydon

Oct TBA: Child Safety, Child Wise

Family and Children's Services Network

This series of network meetings are designed for professionals and organisations working with families and children to meet others in the sector to support collaborative partnerships.

Meetings are held 12.30pm to 2.00pm at the Bayside Corporate Centre, 76 Royal Avenue, Sandringham VIC 3191.

2020 dates (bookings open 2 January)

Tuesday 18 February: Family And Children's Network Meeting Booking 

Tuesday 19 May: Family And Children's Network Meeting Booking

Tuesday 18 August: Family And Children's Network Meeting Booking

Invitations will also be sent 3 weeks prior to an event.