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CCAL Spring Education Conference Recording - 6 clock hours

  • 04/05/2023
  • 12/31/2023
  • Virtual


  • Featuring LDOE Update and Julie Bartkus

    Workplace Happiness Formula

    6 clock hours


CCAL Spring Education Conference 

2023 Spring Education Conference 

Virtual Participation

9:00 AM   Welcoming Remarks - Tafta Miller, CCAL President

9:05 AM   Keynote Speaker:  Julie Bartkus! 

Motivate The Motivator!

Every day, you have the opportunity to impact many lives in many ways. The lives of the children, the families, and your co-workers are just a few of the people who are positively impacted by you. You are The Motivator. So the big question is: who motivates you? During this keynote, you'll discover immediately applicable strategies for creating an enduring source of motivation for yourself so you can thrive and feel alive as you achieve greater levels of success in your life. If you sometimes feel that things are hard (and perhaps at times, really hard) and your motivation is faltering, don't fret. You will leave feeling motivated with tools and strategies that you can implement daily to regain hope as you strive to bring your big, bold dreamy vision to life! Are you ready to Motivate the Motivator?

10:30 AM - 12:00 Noon   LDOE Update

Introductory Remarks - Karen Powell, Deputy Assistant

Superintendent, Early Childhood Strategy

  • Moderator:  Shelia Campbell
  • EdLink Update – Daisy Grotsma, Director of Early Childhood Data Systems, LA Department of Education
  • Child Care Assistance Program – Tamara Patrick
  • Licensing Updates (Bulletin 137) –Andrea Burl
  • Criminal Background Checks – Kayla Batiste

Afternoon Breakout Session

The Workplace Happiness Formula presented by Julie Bartkus 

What does it take to create a motivated, happy team? During this session, you'll discover a formula that you can put into place immediately to help you ATTRACT and RETAIN the team of your dreams. If you're struggling with absenteeism, tardiness, turnover, gossip, complaining, and blaming and you're ready to detox your workplace so everyone (including you) comes to work feeling happy - you'll want to grab a front-row seat and discover The Workplace Happiness Formula. For over 20 years , Julie Bartkus has been confidentially surveying every level of staff in child care programs across the globe.  During this session, she is pulling back the curtain and revealing the results to you. You'll gain an understanding of what really motivates your staff, what attracts new staff members, and why child care professionals check out and quit. 

Childcare Association of Louisiana is statewide,  non-profit, professional membership organization that advocates on behalf of the early childhood education profession. 

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Childcare Association of Louisiana
P.O. Box  80053
Baton Rouge, LA 70898-0053

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