Connect with early childhood leaders from across the country.

Connect with early childhood leaders from across the country.

Registration is now open for Leadership Connections™, the national conference for leaders in early childhood education. Hosted by the McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership, Leadership Connections is where leaders across the country gather to hear from keynote speakers, take part in a public policy forum, attend skill-building sessions, and network with other leaders in the field.
The 2019 line-up of featured experts includes:

  • Myra Jones-Taylor, ZERO TO THREE
  • Walter S. Gilliam, Edward Zigler Center in Child Development and Social Policy
  • Libby Doggett, formerly of the U.S. Department of Education
  • Susan MacDonald
  • Aisha Ray, BUILD Initiative
  • Cynthia Tate, Illinois Governor's Office of Early Childhood Development
  • Ashley Nazarak, YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago
  • Teri Talan, McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership

…and many more!
Join the nearly 800 early childhood leaders like you who are dedicated to improving quality in early childhood education. The conference takes place May 9-11, 2019, in Wheeling, Illinois. Register today to lock in your early bird rate.

* Illinois AEYC is sharing this information on behalf of our friends and colleagues at McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership.