2018 Annual Conference

February 7-9, 2018
Osthoff Resort – Elkhart Lake, WI

Join fellow administrators, directors, owners and champions of the child care industry at the 40th Annual WCCAA Conference, taking place Wednesday, February 7 through Friday, February 9, 2018, at The Osthoff Resort, in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin.

Annual Conference Registration & Rates
Conference Agenda
Conference Brochure (PDF)

Annual Conference Keynotes

Claire Warden is a multiple award winning, international educational consultant with a specialism in Nature Pedagogy. Career working in a variety of types of settings for children from birth to 11 years that now includes being a pioneering author, motivational keynote speaker, and education policy advisor to governments, universities, and networking groups around the world.



Linda DeMoe is an instructor or Early Childhood Education at Chippewa Valley Technical College – Eau Claire. She has been a professional motivational speaker providing keynotes, inservice, conference workshops, and trainings since 1987


Early Bird Pricing – Ends January 5!

One Day – Member (early bird): $200
One Day – Non-member (early bird): $300

Two Day – Member (early bird): $250
Two Day – Non-member (early bird): $350

Three Day – Member (early bird): $275
Three Day – Non-member (early bird): $375

Standard Pricing

One Day – Member: $250
One Day – Non-Member: $350

Two Day – Member: $300
Two Day – Non-Member: $400

Three Day – Member: $325
Three Day – Non-Member: $425

*No refunds will be given after 1/5/18.

Annual Conference Hotel, Room Block and Spa Packages


To reserve your room at The Osthoff, call (800) 876-3399 and press prompt #1. State that you are with Wisconsin Child Care Administrators and an agent will book your reservation at the group room block pricing. Reservations must be made by January 7, 2018 to ensure price discount.

Osthoff Resort
101 Osthoff Ave
Elkhart Lake, WI 53020

Single Room Suites and Run of House: $82/night
Two Bedroom Suites: $112/night
Three Bedroom Suite – Standard: $130/night
Three Bedroom Suite – Lakeview: $150/night
Three Bedroom Suite – Premier: $170/night
Three Bedroom Suite – Corner Premier: $250/night

Click here to see a listing of all guest suites and room amenities.

With more than 40 workshops and sessions, we know that you’ll need time to rejuvenate. The Osthoff’s Aspira Spa will be offering the following discounted rates to WCCAA Annual Conference Attendees. Book your appointment in advance!

  • Essential Manicure, 25 minutes, $32
  • Essential Pedicure, 25 minutes, $48
  • Aromatic Relaxation Massage, 50 minutes, $105
  • Customized Facial, 50 minutes, $120
  • Swedish Tonic Massage, 50 minutes, $110
  • Biodynamic Facial, 50 minutes, $115
  • Yoga Class, 60 minutes, private or group, $10 per person

To make an appointment, please contact Elizabeth Rumpff at (920) 876-5868 or erumpff@osthoff.com. All appointments must be booked prior to January 26, 2018.