Evergreen Country Club | 15900 Berkeley Drive | Haymarket, Va

All Attendees $99.00 | Wine & Cheese Reception $25.00


For out of town guests, the historic Inn at Evergreen 

 has 8 rooms available for reservation.


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Schedule at a Glance


Schedule at a Glance

9:00am - 9:30am | Coffee & Networking “Making Connections in the World of Early Care & Education”

9:30am - 9:45am | Welcome and Introductions, Dr. Rosemary Burton, President &  Chuck Leopold, V.C.C.A. Founding Member

9:45am - 10:15am | The State of Early Education in Virginia, Kath Ligon, Strategic Solutions Group Advisors

10:15am - 11:00am | Speaker, Leo Titus, Engineering in the Early Childhood Setting

11:00am -  11:15am | Break

11:15am - 12:00pm | Panel Discussion on "STEM in Early Education Settings"


     1. Leo Titus, Professional Engineer

     2. Dr. Christine Harris, VDOE Director of Humanities and Early Childhood Education

     3. Tina Manglicmot, VDOE New Stem Director

     4. Dr. Rosemary Burton, President of V.C.C.A.

     5. Rebecca Dovi, Code RVA

     6. Jessica Whitaker, UVA CLASS

12:00pm - 12:45pm | Lunch & Relationship Building

12:45pm - 1:00pm | Recognition, V.C.C.A. Legislator of the Year, Senator Emmett Hanger

1:00pm - 1:15pm | Recognition, Preferred Partners & Sponsors

1:15pm - 2:00pm | Key Note Speaker, Dr. Bob Pianta, Professional Development - CLASS & Micro-Credentialing

2:00pm - 2:15pm| Break

2:15pm - 3:00pm | Panel on "Micro-Credentialing & Public Private Partnerships supporting Early Care & Education"


     1. Dr. Bob Pianta, Dean, UVA Curry School of Education

     2. Kathy Glazer, Early Childhood Foundation

     3. Brad Armstrong, Smart Beginnings Greater Richmond

     4. Donna Fortier, CEO & Founder Mobile Hope 

     5. Jessica Whitaker, UVA CLASS

     6. Emily Holt, ECE Teacher, Micro-Credentialing

3:00pm - 3:45pm | Sonja Reichert, Partnerships Supporting well-being of the “Whole Child”

3:45pm - 4:00pm | Closing Remarks, Dr. Rosemary Burton, President

4:00pm - 5:30pm | Wine, Cheese, and Networking Reception (featuring local award winning wines from the Piedmont Region).