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GCCA 2022 Fall Owners' and Directors' Conference

GCCA 2022 Fall Owners' and Directors' Conference

Join us for our return to an in-person conference!

Thursday, September 22, 2022
8:45 AM - 5:00 PM (EDT)

Event Details

Be sure to join us as we return to a professional development day designed with you in mind!

Conference Sponsors will be on hand to connect or re-connect with you as they share their services or products to help you operate your business most efficiently and effectively.

Our CEO Ellen Reynolds will share important updates and issues that affect you and your business.

Experts in our field will share information on various topics, such as staffing, financial management, curriculum, and more!

Donna Dailey with Solutions 4 Child Care will share ways to ensure your business is as recession-proof as it can be!

Network with your colleagues, old and new, as you spend the day learning and growing!

You can earn up to 4.5 hours of BFTS training. Lunch and parking are included in the non-refundable registration.

GCCA thanks our Conference Sponsors as they support our members and our organization!


Fisher Phillips

Solutions 4 Child Care

ERC Specialists


Strawn & Company, Insurance

Childcare Finance Advisors

Phoenix Associates Insurance

Discount School Supply

Better Beans Branding


Local Parent Marketing Group

Taylor English Duma, LLP

Clean Water for Georgia Kids - RTI International


ProSolutions Training


Hudson Bus Sales

McDonald Insurance

EcoPlay Structures



Child Care Careers


Fun Science

DECAL Scholars

Learning Beyond Paper


Kaplan Early Learning Co.


September 22
8:45 AM - 9:00 AM Registration and Visit with Vendors
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Breakout Session I • Kathe Petchel, Hinge Advisors: Navigating Uncharted Waters: The Gen Z Puzzle and How to Embrace their Unique Qualities in the Workplace • Michael Tasner, Local Parent Marketing Group: Black Ops Social Media • Robin Maddox, Clay: How to Handle Anxiety in The Preschool Setting: Strategies for Anxious Children, Parents and Teachers • Casey Cope, GEMA: Emergency Operations Planning
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM Visit with Vendors
10:50 AM - 12:20 PM Catching Up with our CEO Ellen Reynolds Hear all the updates on Criminal Background Checks, Employee Retention Tax Credits, Advocacy, Superhero for Heroes 2022, and so much more!
12:20 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch and Visit with Vendors
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Breakout Session II • DECAL Panel, DECAL: Ensuring Compliance with Various Audits • Laura Delgado, Learning Beyond Paper: Understanding Communication Styles to Create a Lasting Impact • Robin Maddox, Clay: How to Handle Anxiety in The Preschool Setting: Strategies for Anxious Children, Parents and Teachers • Kenny Baer, Baer Wealth Associates: Handling and Managing Your Personal Wealth
2:30 PM - 2:50 PM Visit with Vendors
2:50 PM - 4:20 PM Donna Daily, Solutions 4 Child Care: Recession-Proofing your Business
4:20 PM - 4:30 PM Closing
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM Silent Auction/Prize Pickup