DETROIT, MI — The HighScope Educational Research Foundation, a leader in early childhood education, is celebrating its 50th Anniversary and commemorating five decades of elevating the field and practice of early childhood education at our 2022 International conference.  

HighScopes 50th Anniversary Celebration Gala event will be held as part of the conference on Thursday, May 12, 2022, at Waterview Loft at Port Detroit. The event will feature a strolling dinner, dancing, live entertainment, and live and silent auctions. Event sponsors include the prominent Kresge Foundation and PNC Bank.

For 50 years, the HighScope International Conference has been inspiring and empowering educators, administrators, and researches. This interactive professional learning opportunity will empower guests with in-depth knowledge, new ideas, and the confidence to provide young children a high-quality education.

The 2022 HighScope International Conference takes place May 11-13 with the 50th Anniversary Gala Event on Thursday, May 12 from 7:0011:00 PM. (Confirm time?) Tickets and Sponsorships are available at

About HighScope

HighScope is an independent, non-profit organization working to close the opportunity gap through high-quality early education. For 50 years, we have led the movement to ensure that every child has the opportunity to realize their full potential, regardless of their circumstances.

HighScope’s research is instrumental in defining best practices in early education and from that knowledge we develop curricula, child and program assessment, and professional learning resources that empower early educators and prepare children from birth to kindergarten for school and for life. To join the movement, visit