“Empowering Leaders to Serve”

WHAT: The Tennessee Child Care Facilities Corporation along with
conference partners will host its 6th Annual Leadership Conference for
Early Childhood Professionals. This two-day event is dedicated to
enhancing the management skills, professionalism, and leadership
capacity of directors, administrators, program managers, teachers, and
anyone working with or providing care and learning experiences for
children. Featured speakers include: Maurice R. Sykes, Early Childhood
Leadership Institute, University of the District of Columbia,
Washington, D.C.; Sandra R. Williams, Professional Development
Specialist, LeBonheur Center for Children and Families; and Dr. Bernard
Turner, Associate Vice President for Corporate and Foundation Relations
at Meharry Medical College, Nashville. Conference participants will
walk away with practical and useful organizational and program
strategies helpful in building successful, quality child care programs.
Pre-registration is required. For further information or to register,
please contact 615-532-0936 or 1-888-413-CCFC (2232).

WHEN: Friday, June 27, 2008
9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Children’s Concert – Kenneth Jackson- “Rhythm
& Blues Clues”
1:00 – 4:30 p.m. Leadership Institute
7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Theatrical Production – “Beating Him at His own
Game” – Presented
by TBTBS Productions

Saturday, June 28, 2008
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Conference

WHERE: World Overcomers Outreach Ministries Church
6655 Winchester Road
Memphis, Tennessee 38115

MORE: Friday and Saturday’s program will include networking
opportunities, a continental breakfast, luncheon, participant’s
marketplace of Exhibitors and Resource Providers, seminar tracks on
administration, management, leadership and more for Family and
Center-Based Programs, special guest speakers and presenters, a live and
silent auction, prizes and gifts. Conference participants will receive
eight training hours to satisfy DHS requirements and standards.
Training hours will be awarded to those who attend the featured
events—Leadership Institute and Grant Writing 2008: Getting the

● Cost of Children’s Concert is $3 per child
● Cost of Leadership Institute is $20 per person
● Cost of the Theatrical Production is $10 (tickets sold
● Cost of Grant Writing: Getting the Money is $20
● Conference cost is $45 per person