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GCCA  2020 Owners' and Directors' Conference

GCCA 2020 Owners' and Directors' Conference

Virtual Conference

Wednesday, September 30, 2020
234 Seats Remaining

* Registration open until 9/30/20 at 12:00 AM ()

Event Details

Join us for a great day of learning, networking, and fun as we celebrate and support the resilience of the leaders of early education!

Breakout sessions will cover financial strength, wage and hour laws/leaves of absence in this COVID19 era, exit strategies, and mindfulness in the center.

Listen to our CEO Ellen Reynolds as she shares advocacy efforts and important information to help you stay in business.

Nefertiti Poyner, Ed.D, of the Devereux Center for Resilient Children will help you with Strategies to Becoming a Resilient Leader.

A panel of Georgia Leaders in our industry who have worked to navigate the challenges this pandemic has presented will share tips and strategies to Weathering a Crisis.

The first 300 registrants will receive a 2020 Resilience Kit-be sure you register now to get yours! 

Don't forget to buy your 50/50 Raffle Tickets!!  They will be $20 each, and names will be pulled throughout the day for prize packages.  At the end of the day, one lucky winner will receive half of the funds raised!  Will it be you? 

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8:45am-9:00am                  Coffee & View our Vendors


09:00am-9:45am    Catching up with the CEO Ellen Reynolds

  • Welcome from GCCA
  • Advocacy Efforts and Priorities
  • Legislative Update
  • Call to Action


9:45am-11:15am Breakout Session 1 (90 minutes)

Breakout I-   Donna Dailey, Solutions 4 Childcare:  Managing the Money Post COVID 19: “The Business Side of Childcare”

Breakout II- Bert Brannen, Fisher Phillips, LLC: Wage and Hour Laws and Leaves of Absence During the COVID-19 Era


11:15am-1:00pm  Strategies for Becoming a Resilient Leader

Nefertiti Poyner, Ed.D., Devereux Center for Resilient Children


1:00pm-1:30pm  Lunch & View our Vendors


1:30pm-3:00pm Breakout Session 2 (90 minutes)

Breakout I-  Donna Dailey, Solutions 4 Childcare:  Exit Strategy Planning — Getting Back on Track

Breakout II- Danielle Millman, Endeavor Schools:  Mindfulness


3:00pm-4:30pm Georgia Leaders Panel-Weathering a Crisis

GCCA BOD Members:  Sharon Foster, Wande Okunoren Meadows, Danielle Millman, Paula Charles, Jaime Rechkemmer, Thad Joiner, Michelle Smith Lank, Hows King