Search
Print Page   |   Contact Us   |   Your Cart   |   Sign In   |   Sign-Up Now
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

REGISTRATION OPEN            SAVE THE DATE!

 

 

Austin, TX                                 Milwaukee, WI                      Oklahoma City, OK

January 2020                             July 2020                               November 2020

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

 

 

 

 

ACCOMMODATIONS FOR BALTIMORE EVENT

 

LOCATION: 

Lord Baltimore Hotel

20 West Baltimore Street

Baltimore, MD 21201 

 

GROUP RATE ($119 per night) ENDS JUNE 18th!
 
Room reservations are made on an individual basis.
 
CALL IN: Individuals should contact the Toll Free Reservations at 855.539.1928. In order to qualify for the Group Room Rate of $119 per night, attendees must make their reservations by the Tuesday, June 18, 2019, and attendees must ask for the group id 1907LEARNI or Association of Early Learning Leaders rate when making their reservation.
 
ONLINE: You may also go to the hotel website: www.lordbaltimorehotel.com and click on reservations and enter the group ID 1907LEARNI with the groups contracted arrival and departure dates (July 19-20) and the group rate will populate.
 
NOTES: Any requests for special room arrangements must be made at the time of this reservation. All reservations must be guaranteed by one night’s deposit, a major credit card or by the Group Master Account. In addition, at the time of check-in each guest will be required to present a valid credit card for any incidental charges they may incur during their stay. 

 

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

 

2019 National Conference Sponsors

more Calendar

5/29/2019
FREE WEBINAR - Evaluating Your Employees

6/5/2019
FREE WEBINAR - Keeping & Developing Your Most Talented Staff

Featured Vendors

Online Surveys
Membership Software Powered by YourMembership  ::  Legal