ECDL – An Annual Day of Advocacy, Education, and Networking
ECDL is co-hosted by the Vermont Early Childhood Advocacy Alliance, Let's Grow Kids, and Building Bright Futures. The event brings together early childhood professionals and providers, parents, employers, business owners, and policymakers to inform and engage legislators on early childhood issues.
The agenda for this 25th annual event includes issue workshops, lunch with legislators, State House tours, a rally, a birthday party celebrating 25 years of ECDL, and more.
See below for an agenda and registration options.
7:30 – 9:00 am Breakfast bar, State House Cafeteria
8:00 – 9:00 am Check in, breakfast and vendor displays, Capitol Plaza Hotel
9:00 – 9:10 am Welcome, Capitol Plaza Hotel, Governor's Ballroom
9:10 – 9:20 am Celebrating the Past, Present, and Future, Capitol Plaza Hotel, Governor's Ballroom
9:30 – 10:30 am Issue sessions, Capitol Plaza Hotel and State House
10:40 – 11:40 pm Issue sessions, Capitol Plaza Hotel and State House
11:50 – 12:00 pm Regional conversation planning, Capitol Plaza Hotel, Governor's Ballroom and Montpelier Room
12:00 – 1:00 pm Constituent lunch with legislators, Capitol Plaza Hotel, Governor's Ballroom and Montpelier Room
1:00 – 1:05 pm Devotions, State House, House Chamber
1:00 – 1:15 pm Resolution, State House, House Chamber
1:15 – 1:45 pm Rally, State House Front Steps or Cedar Creek Room
2:00 – 3:00 pm Advocacy seminars, meetings with legislators, State House
3:00 – 3:30 pm Birthday party in Cedar Creek Room, Governor Phil Scott is invited to speak
All Day Meetings with legislators, State House
All Day Card room display, State House
8:00 am – 1:00 pm Vendor displays, Capitol Plaza Hotel
Registration has opened for ECDL, with the following payment options:
Member Registration: $35
Non-Member Registration: $40
Membership and Registration: $50
Reserve a Half Display Table: $50
Reserve a Full Display Table: $75
Check the Alliance's membership list to see if your organization, business, or individual membership is current for 2019. Find more information on the benefits of membership on the Alliance website.
Scholarships and a certificate of attendance are available. Please contact Sarah Galbraith at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.