2023 Annual Meeting

2023 Annual Meeting

March 28-30, 2023

Make plans to join us in Galveston for:

  • Networking and fellowship
  • Updates on current childcare issues and trends
  • Training that covers relevant topics and provides practical tips
  • Renewal and refreshment

Download an agenda (PDF) to learn more details and information on additional sessions and other activities.

Meeting Location and Hosts

Galveston, Texas

Galveston Island

Galveston Island is a popular tourist destination. There are many fun things to do and many great restaurants.


Closet Airport: HOUSTON HOBBY

For those flying in, Houston Hobby is the closet major airport to Galveston. George Bush Intercontinental is another option but it is in North Houston. Southwest is a major airline of Houston Hobby.

Transportation is not provided to and from events.


Hilton Galveston Island Resort

ACCA Rates: $189 - $209 *

Hilton Galveston Island Resort is the premier Galveston beach hotel with its oceanfront location and close proximity to shopping and dining.

* Group Rate is $189 for King, $209 for Double + tax.

Online reservations for the discounted rates are not available. You will need to call the hotel directly to make your reservation.

Phone number: 409-744-5000

Group Reservation Code: ACCA Meeting


Reservation Phone:

When making your reservation by phone, be sure to mention group name “ACCA Meeting."

Hilton Galveston Island Resort
5400 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, TX 77551


Sessions, Presenters and Entertainment

Audrey Carmical

Audrey Carmical

VP for Legal & Regulatory Affairs-TACFS

Tuesday Afternoon Session: Tick-Tock: The Evolution of the Workforce

This presentation will focus on how our workforce of employees to hire is evolving and the challenge increases to find Residential and Family Care Childcare Workers.

Cody Taylor

Cody Taylor

Singer, Songwriter, Entertainer

Tuesday Evening Dinner Entertainment

Cody will share old county songs including Galveston, Rhinestone Cowboy and other famous country music tunes.

Jen Mauldin, MS, CPC, PCC

Jen Mauldin, MS, CPC, PCC

Leadership and Transition Professional Coach

Wednesday Morning Session: Dare to Lead, by Brene’ Brown

This training will focus on four skill sets of courage: Rumbling with Vulnerability, Living into our Values, Braving Trust and Learning to Rise.