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What is Leadership Institute?

he Child Care Aware® of America Leadership Institute, formerly known as the State Network Council Leadership Institute/Membership Council Leadership Institute, was created to enhance the future of the child care resource and referral community by developing the skills of current and future leaders in the industry.


This fall, attend Child Care Aware® of America Leadership Institute as leaders who serve our nation's youngest learners gather to engage in dialogue about critical issues facing our the future of child care  and early learning today. The Institute will stimulate innovative solutions that will frame our collective vision for the future.

Who Should Attend?

The Leadership Institute is particularly relevant to CEOs, executive directors, leaders, and emerging leaders at:

  • State networks

  • Local or regional child care resource and referral agencies

  • CCR&R parent agencies

  • Strategic partners

Where is Leadership Institute?

The 2018 Leadership Institute will be held in Denver, Colorado at the Sheraton Downtown.

Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel
1550 Court Place. Denver, CO 80202
Phone (303) 893-3333


Child Care Aware® of America has negotiated a limited room block at the discounted rate of $229 per night at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel. These rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Special room rate ends on September 10, 2018.



*Guests can click on link above, then click “book a room”, enter their dates and click on search to book a reservation or dial at (888) 627-8405 reference the group name Child Care Aware. 


Register for Leadership Institute  

Want to join us? Register by July 31, 2018 to take advantage of our early bird pricing for members and non-members. Registration rates are listed below.


Until 7/31/18


8/1/18 - 10/3/18



$425 $450
Non Member $450 $475


Interested in becoming a member? Learn how below.


Become a Member of Child Care Aware® of America

Child Care Aware® of America is a national membership-based nonprofit organization working to advance a high-quality, affordable child care system that supports children’s growth, development, and early education.

When you join, your support helps us:

  • Elevate safety and learning standards for the more than 11 million children in America in child care.
  • Work to undertake research that informs policymakers, families, and the field with the latest data on the current child care system.
  • Advocate for child care policies that improve the lives of children and families.
  • Develop programs that increase the quality and availability of child care.

Member benefits include:

  • Networking opportunities
  • Members-only discounts on events and services
  • An exclusive newsletter
  • First access to the latest reports and research on child care

Become a Member


If you need assistance with registering for membership call (703) 341-4105 or email



If you have questions or need additional assistance with registering for the Institute please feel free to contact Marlana Kelly via email or phone (703) 341-4115.


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