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GCCA 2023 Fall Owners' and Directors' Conference & Annual Meeting

GCCA 2023 Fall Owners' and Directors' Conference & Annual Meeting

Join industry experts, valuable vendors, and ECE colleagues for this event!

Wednesday, September 20, 2023 at 5:00 PM (EDT) to Thursday, September 21, 2023 at 5:00 PM (EDT)

Hilton Peachtree City Atlanta Hotel & Conference Center

2443 Highway 54 West
Peachtree City, GA 30269-1428
United States

Event Details

Don't miss our 2023 Fall Owners' and Directors' Conference & Annual Membership Meeting on Sept. 20th and 21st!

Join us at the Hilton Peachtree City Atlanta Hotel & Conference Center in Peachtree City!

We are looking forward to an event with plenty of CONNECTING as you network, learn, and share to help you put all the pieces together for a successful program! 

As you have come to expect from GCCA Conferences, we bring Vendors and Sponsors and industry experts together to share their goods, services, and information with you!

In addition, you will get up-to-date and pertinent legislative and advocacy news from our CEO Ellen Reynolds during the Annual Meeting, meaningful connections made throughout the day, and opportunities to win fabulous prizes and cash during our Silent Auction and 50/50 Raffle!

Stay with us at the Hilton onsite so that you can get the most out of this conference both the evening of 9/20 and all day 9/21!

Join us the evening of 9/20 for a social hour and special presentation by industry favorite Vernon Mason, then rest well in the rooms onsite; start 9/21 off at breakfast with colleagues before a full day of information you need for your business!

GCCA has worked with the venue to offer the following GCCA Room Block at the Hilton Peachtree City Atlanta Hotel & Conference Center.  Reservations must be made here:


Registration for the conference is not refundable. Please be sure to update any email addresses and information as you register, or contact

Register today and call a colleague to do the same!

Download Agenda

For More Information:

Mary Lyons
Mary Lyons
Director of Programs Georgia Child Care Association (706)372-0750

Thank You to the following sponsors, who make this event meaningful for you:

Platinum Sponsors

Phoenix Associates Insurance

Strawn & Company, Insurance

Solutions 4 Child Care

Childcare Finance


School Investment Properties

Better Beans


Gold Sponsors

Tree Enterprises




RTI International: Clean Water for Georgia Kids

ProSolutions Training

Mountain High Mulch

Silver Sponsors



Early Education Acquisition Specialists

IntelliKid Systems, LLC



Bronze Sponsors

Kaplan Early Learning Company

Discount School Supply


Fun Science

DECAL Scholars

Georgia Caregivers Fire Safety Education and Training

Blazon Carpool

Frog Street Press

Childcare Properties

School Realty Advisors

Check out the agenda to see the sessions you cannot miss!!  Topics are geared for Owners and Multi-Site Support, and for Directors-there is something for everyone to take back to their schools!

Using Artificial Intelligence (AI) as a Valuable Tool in Your School

Employment Law Updates, Trends, and Upcoming Challenges 

How to Grow Before You Go

(Re)Connecting with Your Staff to Support Your School's Culture

Industry Insights & Collaborations: Roundtable Discourse with Sponsors

Radical Candor

Back on Track: Financial Management without STABLE Grants

Catching Up with our CEO Ellen Reynolds

The Power of Play

10-Minute EdTalks: Enlightening Insights by Childcare Visionaries

Don't Waste a Crisis: A Story of Perserverance During Tough Times

DECAL Panel Updates

Navigating Post-Pandemic Preschool Classrooms

Clean Water, Healthy Minds: Lead in Drinking Water

Farm to ECE IS the Curriculum: Application through QR, Creative Curriculum and More: Growing, Supporting and Funding Farm to ECE in Centers

Wait, what? Are You Kidding Me? (Unbelievable situations and their resolutions)