Early Childhood Education Leadership Day

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 (10am - 2:30pm US/Pacific)

Virtual Conference

⚠️This event will now be held as a virtual event via Zoom.

Early Childhood Education programs sponsored by Episcopal parishes and cathedrals stand as vibrant expressions of the Episcopal Church's historic commitment to quality education for young children. Join your colleagues online to learn about key issues of Early Childhood Education programs, including dealing with COVID-19.

Event Schedule

Session I - Sustaining learning and community when school is closed
10:00am - 11:30am PDT / 1:00pm - 2:30pm EDT
Hear from ECE programs about how they are supporting learning activities, spiritual life, and family needs in age-appropriate ways, and share ideas with other early childhood leaders.

Lunch (Optional)
11:30am - 12:30pm PDT / 2:30pm -3:30pm EDT
Virtual lunch discussions with colleagues. Grab a bite and join colleagues for open conversation over your lunch meal.

Session II - Financial operations and church-school relations in a time of uncertainty
12:30pm - 2:00pm PDT / 3:30pm - 5:00pm EDT
Preschools have unique circumstances related to enrollment, tuition, and financial stability during these changing times. We will share key considerations and strategies for early childhood programs that exist in relationship to an Episcopal parish, cathedral or other Church entity.


Ann Mellow, Associate Director, NAES
Serena Beeks, Executive Director, Commission on Schools, Episcopal Diocese of LA


To participate you will need all of the following:
-Internet Connection

Registration Deadline:

12:00 p.m. (EDT), Monday, April 13, 2020

Registration Includes:

Each registration entitles one individual to attend this virtual event. To attend as a group, ALL members of that group must be registered.

Who Should Attend:

Bring a leadership team from your school and church to make full use of the sessions and information offered:

  • Director
  • Rector
  • Board Chair & School Board Members
  • Wardens & Vestry Members

Registration Fees:

These fees are available through 04/13/2020
Name Price Available To
NAES Member $25.00   Members
Non-member $35.00   Non-members

Cancellation and Other Policies:

Written cancellations received by fax, (212) 286-9366, or by e-mail, to hez@episcopalschools.org, no later than 12:00 p.m. (EST) on Monday, April 13, 2020, are entitled to a full refund less a $15 processing fee. We are unable to process a refund for cancellation requests received after 12:00 p.m. (EST) on Monday, April 13, 2020.

All registrations are subject to acceptance. Registrations and reservations received without payment will be returned. Registrations are NOT transferable and cannot be split among conference attendees.

Any and all liability of the National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES) with respect to registration, reservations, cancellations, changes in the location or content of the program, and refunds is limited to a sum no greater than the registration fee paid. Under no circumstances shall NAES be liable for incidental or consequential damages of any kind, including, but not limited to, the cost of transportation or lodging. Submission of registration and payment constitutes acceptance of the terms and conditions herein.

For more information please contact:

Mr. Jonathan F. Cooper
Communications Manager
National Association of Episcopal Schools
Phone: (212) 716-6182
Fax: (212) 286-9366
Email: jfc@episcopalschools.org