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2024 GCCA CONNECT Spring Conference for Owners and Directors

2024 GCCA CONNECT Spring Conference for Owners and Directors

Be sure to join us at our Spring Conference in Athens!

Sunday, April 14, 2024 at 6:30 PM (EDT) to Monday, April 15, 2024 at 5:00 PM (EDT)

Event Details

Registration for our 2024 GCCA CONNECT Spring Conference for Owners and Directors is now OPEN! Register NOW to save with special March pricing, and reserve your hotel room today!

Are you ready to CONNECT with people, resources, and information to help your school grow and be successful?

First, join us for GCCA CELEBRATE-an event of networking, discovery, information, fun, and connection-starting on Sunday, April 14th at 6:30pm! (Watch for details, but YOU WON'T WANT TO MISS IT!)

Stay onsite at the UGA Hotel at a greatly reduced rate for a refreshing night's sleep; get up the next morning and mosey downstairs instead of fighting traffic and weather!

Begin Monday, April 15th with Breakfast Bites, sponsored by Taylor English Duma, before you launch into a packed day of sessions on every topic to help your school operate to its fullest potential! 

  • We will start with Beth Cannon as she shares tried and true methods to building a new culture with the challenges of today's staffing crisis.
  • As the day goes on, fifteen breakout sessions (you can download the agenda on this page above the sponsors) will cover various legal concerns, all things staffing, leadership, support, financial insight, marketing, and more!  Owners, bring your Directors to gather all the important nuggets to take back to your business!
  • The day will close out with key departments from DECAL to keep you abreast of regulatory updates.

Don't miss our interim CEO Jaime Rechkemmer and Lobbyist Ellen Reynolds as they share GCCA happenings and celebrations, and important updates and issues from our Legislative Session that affect you and your business.

Conference Sponsors will be on hand to share their services or products to help you operate your business most efficiently and effectively.

Meet up with your colleagues, old and new, as you spend the day learning and growing! Bid on some amazing baskets, prizes, and experiences during our Silent Auction throughout the day! the end of the day, ONE LUCKY WINNER will walk away with a check for half the pot raised during our 50/50 raffle.  Will it be YOU?  Get your tickets when you register AND at the conference!

Lunch, parking, and up to 5.5 hours of BFTS training hours are included in the non-refundable registration.

Download Agenda


Be sure to check out the sessions above!

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


Champion Roofing

Platinum Sponsors

Strawn & Company, Insurance

Educators NOW

Phoenix Associates Insurance

Better Beans Branding


The Bus Center

Gold Sponsors

Tree Enterprises

Discount School Supply


Jackrabbit Care

Hudson Bus Sales

Procare Solutions

Our School Hangout

Solutions 4 Child Care

Innovative Administrative Services


Silver Sponsors

PureFUN! Inc.

Hinge Advisors

LineLeader by ChildcareCRM

Inspiring Quality Care

The SchoolBox

Helping Hand Maintenance

Gallagher Security

Bronze Sponsors

ProSolutions Training

Focus on Function

Childcare Careers

Fun Science

Cl!x North Atlanta

Kaplan Early Learning Company

School Investment Properties

The Recreational Group

ZONO Technologies

DECAL Scholars

Breakfast Bites Sponsorship

Taylor English Duma, LLP

44 Business Capital