Region 3 ELEA Early Childhood Educator Conference 2023

Keynote Presenters

Lisa Murphy, Ooey Gooey Inc. & Carol Garboden Murray

Date and Time

Friday Feb 10, 2023 Saturday Feb 11, 2023


Golden Valley Campus
7520 Golden Valley Road
Golden Valley, MN 55427

7520 Golden Valley Road Golden Valley MN 55427

Contact Information

Heather Charmoli at or 612-581-8602.


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MAKE IT COUNT: ELEA National Conference hosted by Region 1

Join other ELCA School and Center Administrators, and Pastors for our National Conference in partnership with ELEA Region 1!  This event is packed with 25 workshop offerings, a keynote from Lesley Moffat, an opening reception with entertainment, a keynote from Deenna Eley, the ELEA Awards Banquet recognizing award winners from 2021 and 2022, an affinity lunch, exhibit hall, worship and so much more!  

Date and Time

Wednesday Mar 8, 2023 Friday Mar 10, 2023

Registration and Exhibit Hall open at noon on Wednesday, March 8th with our Opening Reception from 5:30-7 pm. Thursday and Friday are loaded with workshops, affinity gatherings, networking, an awards banquet and so much more. Our closing program will be held on March 10th, 2023 at 2:45 pm


Doubletree Southcenter Seattle

Rates as low as $119 for a 2 Dbl, 2 Room Suite w/ Sofabed at the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Seattle Airport - Southcenter

Within three miles of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and Westfield Southcenter Mall, and just 5 miles to Kubota Garden, The Museum of Flight, and Tukwila Family Fun Center. Downtown Seattle, home to Pike Place Market, is less than 20 minutes away. Enjoy our free local shuttle (to Link Lightrail station and airport) and a warm DoubleTree cookie on arrival.

16500 Southcenter Pkwy Seattle WA 98188

Highlights from our last conference