April 4-6, 2016
Child Care Aware® of America (CCAoA), the nation’s leading voice for child care, will host its largest gathering of child care experts, including leaders from Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R) agencies, early educators, child care providers, parents, researchers, funders and partners at Symposium 2016, taking place April 4 – 6, 2016 in Washington, D.C.
Discussions at this three-day event will focus on the latest child care and early education policies, as well as research, practice and innovative approaches for child care that are shaping how families access quality child care.
Symposium 2016 offers opportunities to connect with thought leaders, Congressional staff, and early care and education professionals from across the nation.
Additional topics on the agenda include CCAoA’s 2015 Cost of Care report, training and technical assistance, CCDBG implementation, family and community engagement, professional development, and an update on NDS (Child Care Aware of America’s data management system).
More than 20 breakout sessions are also planned in addition to the Day on the Hill and a number of networking opportunities.