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Fall Leadership Symposium 




To inspire, you must be inspired.


Join us October 11-12, 2018 at The Ace Hotel New Orleans for this unique training event for leaders of early childhood education programs. In a phenomenal setting designed for dreaming big, you will have opportunities to re-discover and re-imagine your vision and game plan for exception learning experiences for young children.


Click the image above to register early for this one of a kind symposium. Spaces are very limited!


Download the Symposium Schedule Overview.

Download the Pre-Symposium Accreditation Track Overview.

Download New Program Leaders (0-4 yrs) Agenda

Download Advanced Leaders (5+ yrs) Agenda

Download Program Owners Agenda

"If your actions inspire people to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader." ~John Quincy Adams

Customized training to address your specific learning needs in one of four specialized tracks:

  • New Program Leader (0-4 Years)

  • Established Program Leader (5+ Years)

  • Owner/Executive Leader

  • Accreditation (Pre-Symposium Track)

Your Fall Leadership Symposium Registration includes:

  • All concurrent sessions from Thursday to Friday

  • CEU certificate for each completed session

  • Networking Reception---Wednesday

  • Luncheon---Thursday

  • Closing Luncheon---Friday

Group Discounts

Register FOUR or more participants and receive 10% off ALL registrations. Use the promotional code GROUP when registering or call us at 512.551.0857 for details.

Note, group registrations that arrive after your initial order are NOT eligible for the group discount.

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be made in writing or sent to

  • Cancellations received on or prior to September 15, 2018, are refundable minus a $75 processing fee.

  • No-shows and cancellations received after September 15, 2018, are transferable to another Association event minus a $100 processing fee.

Hotel Reservations

Be sure to book your lodging at The Ace Hotel New Orleans! Space is limited so reserve early! 

  • Rooms can be reserved by calling the hotel directly at 504-941-9191. Callers should be identified as Guests of Association of Early Learning Leaders Symposium. Each Guest must provide a credit card during the reservations process to guarantee the reservation.

  • Rooms must be reserved by Sunday, September 9, 2018.

*Please note that, unless specifically indicated as a “suite,” “triple,” or similar designation, all Rooms are standard single/double Rooms and no additional adults are permitted in the Rooms. If you would like more than two adults in one Room, please contact us for information about upgraded Rooms. Children under the age of 18 may stay in Rooms with Guests at no additional charge, provided that they do not cause us to violate applicable health, safety or maximum occupancy Laws.

600 Carondelet Street ● New Orleans, LA 70130 ● 504-900-1180 ●

TransportationIn addition to Uber/Lyft and taxi cabs, you can reserve shuttle service one-way or round trip.  Click the link below for shuttle information and to make your reservation.  

Airport Shuttle 

IMPORTANT NOTE:  Online reservation must be made no later than 24 hours prior to your arrival.

Register for the Fall Leadership Symposium Today!

  choose the best symposium track that fits your educational needs    check out the 2015 Fall Leadership Symposium presenters      
Registration is open now!   The Fall Leadership Symposium's program is organized into four tracks designed to help you build a national network of support and expertise that you will be able to rely on long after the symposium.
  The Association pursues experts in the early care and education field to present sessions from a national perspective to directors, owners, and administrators in a rejuvenating setting.



Early Childhood Directors, Owners, VPs & Managers, Agency, Education Coordinators, Specialists, Trainers & Consultants, Assistant Directors & Administrators, and Emerging Leaders!


Ace Hotel
600 Carondelet St.
New Orleans, LA 70130

 Call 504-941-9191 and say you're with the AELL Symposium to reserve your room! Reserve your room before September 9, 2018.



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