Early Educators Leadership Conference

Shaping the Future: A Time for Resilience, Renewal & Reform

Are you ready to mingle with the movers and shakers of ECE?

This year’s Early Educators Leadership Conference (EELC) has been expanded to include a hybrid component, the Virtual Experience: Building Strong Futures. Join the Council as we welcome the leading voices in our field. The Virtual Experience: Building Strong Futures will tackle tough topics that affect you and the communities you serve. Our speaker line-up includes:

You’ll also want to stop by the Virtual Exhibit Hall and Networking Gathering sponsored by the Council Alumni Network (CAN).

But wait, there’s more, for simply attending the event in its entirety, you will receive 6 clock hours*. Don’t delay register TODAY!

Discounts are available for a limited time:
• The first 100 to register will receive a 10% discount*
• Groups of five or more will receive a 15% discount*

*Note: Discounts are available for a limited time as determined by the Council for Professional Recognition and are for the sole purpose of registering for the Virtual Experience: Building Strong Futures conference. Individual and group discounts cannot be combined or used in conjunction with any other offers or purchases.

Certificates of completion for the 6 clock hours will be sent via email to those who qualify after the conclusion of the virtual conference.

EELC is Sold Out, Join Us Online!

Virtual Experience: Building Strong Futures
October 6-8, 2021

Participants who cannot attend this year’s EELC will have an opportunity to benefit from selected conference sessions, a robust online program that continues the mission of the Council for Professional Recognition and a networking event hosted by Council Alumni Network (CAN).

In addition, the Virtual Experience will be recorded and available to EELC participants, and will include a content library of extended learning opportunities, available for 3 months after the event.

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Who Attends EELC?

EELC brings together national and international leaders, policymakers, early childhood professionals, higher education institutions and early childhood training organizations all under one roof. Gain a unique opportunity to explore your full career potential as a professional in early childhood education through specialized ECE knowledge in each conference session.

A Perfect Venue

EXPERIENCE THE CHARMS OF LEESBURG, VA! Retreat from your daily grind and get revived in our gorgeous conference setting, featuring self-care sessions, wellness breaks and resort amenities. Lansdowne Resort and Spa is a sanctuary for golfers, an oasis for productive meetings and the perfect escape for couples and families. Located on 500 beautiful acres overlooking the scenic Potomac River, the Lansdowne offers guests the opportunity to disconnect from the world and reconnect with themselves. Its AAA Four Diamond award-winning golf resort features 45 holes of challenging championship golf designed by Greg Norman and Robert Trent Jones Jr., as well as myriad outdoor activities, a state-of-the-art spa and extensive facilities for meeting and dining. Located just 30 miles outside Washington, DC, and 12 miles from Washington Dulles International Airport, the Lansdowne is easy to get to no matter your starting point.

Shaping the Future: A Time for Resilience, Renewal & Reform

While you’re enjoying the comforts of the Lansdowne, we’ll be catering to your professional concerns. Our retreat-style conference offers workshops tailored to your interests and a chance to interact with movers and shakers in the early childhood education field. They’ll give you the inspiration and information you need to improve your daily work with children, families and staff. You care about them, and we show how much we care about you by providing our signature Health & Wellness program. Let our self-care guru guide you to a higher level of well-being.

You’ll also heighten your expertise in ECE as you attend our specialized conference sessions. Take advantage of this unique chance to gain new knowledge from national and international, policymakers, early childhood experts, higher education institutions and early childhood training organizations and a wide range of who professionals that share your passion for our profession all under one roof.