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7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. | Continental Breakfast

Start the day with a beverage, some fruit, and a few pastries while you debrief with fellow leaders. All breakfast meals are included in your full conference registration and provide daily opportunities to network with conference peers, vendors, or presenters.

10:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | Opening Keynote Luncheon

Jennifer Abrams  |  “Finding Your Voice Around What Matters” As educators and colleagues, we often come up against situations where difficult topics must be addressed.  What do we know about the best strategies for those moments?  What questions should we be asking ourselves before we speak and how do we find the courage to speak […]

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. | Public Policy Forum

Early Childhood services are at the front of many federal, state, and local political activities. The results of these conversations have a direct impact on your work as an early childhood leader, as well as the political and economic future of the field. The Public Policy Forum is an opportunity to grow your knowledge and […]

3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. | SESSION 2

ADMINISTRATIVE LEADERSHIP Key Rules to Follow to Meet Your Retirement Goals Review the major Individual Retirement Accounts (IRA) plans available to both home- and center-based providers, including the new MyRA. Discuss how to save money, prioritize financial goals, and choose where to invest retirement money, including how programs can offer the new MyRA to employees […]

7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. | Leadership Colloquium

Visionary Leaders come to share their story. Be inspired and discover your inner visionary leader. After the dinner reception, swing by for desserts, coffee or wine, and a rich dialogue with a pioneer in the field.

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