Free parking is available at the Swinomish Casino & Lodge
12885 Casino Drive, Anacortes, WA 98221
Lunch is included with the cost of registration. Please make your lunch selection on the registration
page provided. Vegetarian option can be requested through your registration form. A light snack will be provided in the afternoon. Breakfast will not be provided. If you have other special restrictions or allergies please plan accordingly to bring your own lunch and snacks.
Children at the Conference:
Infants are welcome; however, if your infant begins to cry during a
session please be considerate to others and leave to soothe your baby. There is a nursing
mother’s area available. Please ask at the information desk for assistance. While we all care
for and about children, this event is for adults. Please do not bring young children to conference.
Hotel Room Block:
The Swinomish Casino has provided a block of rooms for conference attendees to book during their stay. These rooms can be booked until February 17th, 2019. To reserve a room at the Swinomish, please contact 855-794-6563 and use group code Connections 19.
Overnight Stay Giveaway:
Applying and paying for Early Bird Registration by February 2, 2019 qualifies you for an overnight stay giveaway courtesy of the Swinomish Casino and Lodge. It includes a stay in a King Bay View room and a $50 dining credit at 13moons Restaurant.
Connections Conference Planning Committee and Partners
The 2018-2019 Connections Conference Committee Acknowledges that this conference would not be possible without the support of our planning committee and our community partners. We wish to thank the following partners for their commitment to early childhood education.
Lynda Clements, Community Volunteer/STARS Trainer
Kip Zwolinski, Skagit Valley College
Cate Anderson, Children's Museum of Skagit
Erynn Sendrick, AmeriCorps VISTA
Melanie Coyne, Child Care Aware Northwest
Shirley Chu, Skagit Valley Family YMCA
Lisa Moore, North Cascades Development Center
Debra Peterson, Sedro-Woolley Library
Tammie Young, Skagit Valley Family YMCA
Lyndie Case, Children's Council of Skagit County
Lauren Fearns, United General District 304
Fiscal Sponsor: United General District 304
Children’s Council of Skagit County
Children’s Museum of Skagit County
Skagit County Public Health
Skagit Valley College
Skagit Valley Family YMCA
Skagit/Islands Head Start - Skagit Valley College
Child Care Aware Northwest - Opportunity Council