Early Educators Leadership Conference

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

Make Plans for EELC 2021!

Join us this fall at the Early Educators Leadership Conference (EELC) in Leesburg, Virginia, October 5-8. This year the conference will explore Shaping the Future: A Time for Resilience, Renewal and Reform. Attending EELC is a great opportunity to advance your skills and gear up for the challenges ahead. Make plans now for EELC 2021!

COVID-19 has brought safety issues to the forefront of the early childhood classroom and also to in-person conferences like ours. But you can attend EELC secure in the knowledge that we’re committed to your well-being and health. Our conference site, the Lansdowne Resort and Spa, is following the highest standards in safety, including measures for spatial distancing, enhanced cleaning and cutting-edge air purification systems. You’ll also get plenty of chances for fresh air since we have planned an array of outdoor events in the Lansdowne’s splendid park setting.

And get ready to roam beyond the bounds of the resort! Loudon County is a hub for hikers, foodies, wine aficionados and history buffs alike. Take a short drive to rich cultural adventures that range from fascinating museums to Civil War sites. Explore enchanting villages and towns. Washington, DC, is less than an hour to the east. The Blue Ridge Mountains grace the landscape to the west. and there are more than 30 wineries within a half-hour drive. Visit them to sample some the local vintages and raise a toast to the future of our profession.

Enjoy 3 Days of Professional Development

An All-inclusive Resort Experience
October 5-8, 2021

Get a taste of what’s in store when you join us for dinner on October 5th. In the days to come, you’ll enjoy a full gourmet breakfast every morning, followed by lunch, regular snacks, and two more delicious dinners. The Lansdowne is known for its creative cuisine, country club milieu and luxe accommodations. When you leave on the morning of October 8th, you’ll almost feel like you’ve had a luxury vacation.

Come Join Us at:
Lansdowne Resort and Spa
44050 Woodridge Parkway
Leesburg, VA

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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.

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.

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