Leadership Retreat



Starting at $139

8:00 am - 5:00 pm  

Leadership Retreat copy THE NICCM LEADERSHIP RETREAT is structured to be a vision casting and TEAM building event.  Whether attending solo or with a group, this day is guaranteed to be highly motivational and provide all participants with numerous takeaways that will positively impact their program. 

LEARN: Learning is essesntial to continued success in an early education program. Early Education is a quickly changing industrly with evershiftling challenges. The successful administrator is also constantly learning and adapting to meet these challenges.  

LEAD: collaborative TEAM environment is imperative to a continued successful program.  The LEAD session will focus on methods of leadership that will minimize turnover and increase TEAM and staff morale.  Topics covered will include:  Understanding the Nature of Influence in order to create “buy-in” and using these concepts to build your very own Leadership team that will behave like leaders.  

Grow:  Center growth and continued program growth are vital for the 21st century program. This session will highlight and target organizational growth. The focus will be on strategies to remove the attendance highs and lows of the program and bring consistent stability to enrollment and staffing.
REPEAT:  This session is at the foundation of what NICCM stands for, which is having a personal commitment to continued growth and excellence.  This session will outline methods for establishing a personal growth plan and how to coach your staff to develop their own personal growth plan.  
Registration Fees  



(30+ Days

in Advance)



(8-30 Days

in Advance)



(Within 7 Days) 


Leadership Retreat         
 $139.00 $159.00  $179.00
* Group Pricing 7 or more
 $129.00pp $149.00pp  $169.00pp
* Group Pricing 15 or more
 $109.00pp $129.00pp  $149.00pp
 Luncheon   $10


All registration fees and other fees are non-refundable.


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HandPrint Products

HandPrint Products was formed by Bradley Smith to handle his growing line of products that had been created as a support for Directors and Teachers in the Early Childhood Education field. Currently HandPrint Products has a child care training video (DVD) series consisting of 72 titles, a policy and procedure system consisting of 10 manuals, books and other products including his top selling “101 Learning and Transition Activities” book.

Consulting Services

During the past decade, Bradley Smith has led HandPrint Productions to become the leader in consulting of childcare business practices.  This includes: fiscal management, enrollment management, marketing, human resource, small business issues, and leadership.  In addition, the services include help with specific issues concerning handling sensitive issues to avoid fall-out or minimize the likelihood of litigation.  Currently, consulting services are available including: on demand, monthly access, 30 day, long distance, on-site, and extended services.  In addition, career and business coaching and mentoring services are also available.  Contact us  for more information or to schedule a consult.  We guarantee your satisfaction!