2021 Annual Conference

Let’s turn up the volume on high quality family child care!

Our 2021 Annual Conference met in New Orleans, Louisiana and was held from July 7-10, 2021. We gathered in person (and virtually) to connect, expand and amplify the diverse perspectives of family child care educators.

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