Join us, as we will be celebrate MADCA’s 40th Anniversary with a Gala and Award Celebration to be held in conjunction with our Management and Administration Conference.
This special event will be held on April 27th and 28th at the Westford Regency and Conference Center. Beginning on Friday afternoon with a welcome and workshop, we will then move into the anniversary Gala. The celebration will include a cocktail hour, dinner, awards presentation and dancing.
Saturday will include a keynote speaker, Helen Blank, Director of Leadership and Public Policy at the National Women’s Law Center followed by another choice of workshops. Sponsored in part by the Department of Early Education and Care, the conference will offer multiple ways to learn, network with colleagues, connect with sponsoring vendors and catch up on the latest new on early education and school age care at the state and federal levels.
Each year, MADCA recognizes legislators who have gone above and beyond in advocating for the children and families in Massachusetts. In the past, MADCA has given the Outstanding Legislative Achievement Award to the following legislators.
- Senate President Therese Murray
- Senator Harriette Chandler
- Senator Karen Spilka
- Senator Steven Baddour
- Senator Jennifer Flanagan
- Representative Patricia Haddad
- Representative John Binienda
- Representative Lida Harkins
- Representative Allice Wolf