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LEAD! Regional Training Events

 

 

 

 

THE EVENT

 

What is LEAD!

 

LEAD! is a regional training event being held in the summer, fall, and winter seasons in different areas of the country that brings two-day, high-quality, and affordable professional development to you!

 

Featuring nationally respected trainers and sessions for both administrators and staff that are relevant and meaningful to real people in the real ECE world, LEAD! is a must on your training schedule when it comes to your neighborhood!

 

 

THE LOCATIONS (2019-2020)

 

Baltimore, MD                      Savannah, GA                          

July 19-20, 2019                    November 8-9, 2019

 BALTIMORE CLOSED                   

 

Austin, TX                             Milwaukee, WI                     Oklahoma City, OK

January 10-11, 2020              July 31-August 1, 2020         November 2020

SAVE THE DATE!                   SAVE THE DATE!                   SAVE THE DATE!

 

 

SAVANNAH TRAINING LOCATION:

CCR&R of Southeast Georgia

190 Crossroads Highway

Savannah, GA 31407

 

ACCOMMODATIONS FOR LEAD! Savannah:  We are working on setting up a discount block at a nearby hotel for travelers coming in for this event.  Please stay tuned for more information as it becomes available!  

 

THE TRAINING (2019-2020 SCHEDULE)

 

DAY 1 (FRIDAY): LEADERS

CHECK IN

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

SESSION ONE

8:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

"The Leadership Wheelhouse: Where Purpose

and Passion Meet" with Tym Smith

SESSION TWO

10:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

"Standing Out in the Crowd: Building and Protecting Your Professional Reputation"

with Lori Buxton

LUNCH BREAK

12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

SESSION THREE

1:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

"Fiscal Fitness: Making Sure the Math Works!"

with Tym Smith

SESSION FOUR

3:15 p.m. -5:00 p.m.

"The DNA of Difficult People: How to Turn Falling Stars into Superstars!" with Lori Buxton

DINNER & NETWORKING (Optional)

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

 

DAY TWO (SATURDAY): LEADERS & STAFF

CHECK IN

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

 SESSION ONE - LEADERS

9:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

"Think BIG, Act Small: The Culture Connection"

with Lori Buxton

SESSION ONE - STAFF

9:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

"Supporting Children with Special Needs"

with Tym Smith

SESSION TWO - LEADERS

11:00 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

"Finishing Strong: Keys to Surviving the Storms!"

with Tym Smith

SESSION TWO - STAFF

11:00 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

"The Difference-Making Teacher"

with Lori Buxton

 

 

THE 2019-2020 TRAINING TEAM:

 

TYM SMITH

Tym has been in early care and education for 30 years. His career began in after-school programs and he also taught Pre-K and Kindergarten, before moving into administration. He served as a Curriculum Coordinator, Center Director, and multi-unit Director for one of the largest Early Education providers in Texas. Tym is a two-term past President of the Texas Licensed Child Care Association and is currently on the Board of Directors for the Association for Early Learning Leaders. In 2012, Tym received the Ruth Blessing Award for his advocacy work and dedication to the child care industry. As well as training, consulting, and motivating across the United States, Tym also currently co-owns and operates four early education programs in Texas.

 

LORI BUXTON

Lori has been part of the early care and education community since 1995.  She has served on many levels, including classroom teacher, Program Director, Executive Administrator, and Training Consultant.  Lori is a dynamic speaker who encourages and inspires; challenges and equips; and whose heart is deeply committed to supporting those who serve young children and their families. Lori is the Managing Director of the Association for Early Learning Leaders and speaks/trains regionally and nationally. She has served on many ECE advisory committees including the Sesame Street Communities PD Virtual Advisory and has been a featured speaker on HiMama's Preschool Podcast.

 

THE COST:

 

Member Registration: $189

Includes 12 clock hours (1.2 CEUs) administrative training at reduced rate for active AELL members

 

Non-Member Registration: $249

Includes 12 clock hours (1.2 CEUs) administrative training

 

Membership/Registration Bundle: $279

Includes 12 clock hours (1.2 CEUs) administrative training at reduced AELL member rate PLUS...AELL Leader Toolkit membership for 12 months

 

Staff Registration: $35

Includes 4 clock hours (.4 CEUs) child/professional development training

 

Staff Registration/Emerging Leader Membership Bundle: $75

Includes 4 clock hours (.4 CEUs) child/professional development training PLUS...AELL Emerging Leader membership for 12 months

 

Group Discount for Groups of 4 or More

Groups of 4 or more (combination of Leaders & Staff allowed) are eligible for a 10% group discount. Enter your discount code at checkout in the Promo Code box. The entire group must be registered at the same time to be eligible for the discount. Previous registrations or later registrations will not be eligible for the discount. E-mail aryam@earlylearningleaders.org to confirm your group and receive the discount code.


 

 

2019 National Conference Sponsors

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