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Carousel Early Learning Conference

Carousel Early Learning Conference

The 2020 Carousel Early Learning Conference is canceled in order to comply with CDC recommendations and State of WA requirements. We have weighed the options in terms of postponing until summer or fall, but have decided that it is most feasible to cancel for 2020. The outlook for summer is rather unpredictable and many of our speakers have conflicting availability. I am hoping to recreate the entire roster of speakers for April, 2021, if the same presenters are available. We will advertise the conference next March and you can at that time decide whether to register.

You will receive a complete refund of your registration fee. If you paid by credit card, the same card will be credited this week. If you paid by cash or check, please contact Nancy Hobson to arrange for your refund. Nancy’s number is (360) 754-0817.


As you think about completing your STARS hours without the conference, please watch for announcements of future, smaller classes and even some live webinars that will provide you with STARS hours.


Updates & Upcoming Events

COVID-19 Agency Update

For a list of Child Care Action Council cancellations and postponed events, please go to our Health and Safety Updates page.
Child Care Appreciation Day, May 8th
**Nominate your child care provider!**

If you would like to nominate your child care provider for a chance to win a $100 gift card for their classrooms*, please submit your nomination by May 7th:
*Please note, this contest is for Washington State licensed child care providers in Thurston, Mason, Grays Harbor, Clallam, Jefferson, and Kitsap counties only.