HINGE's April Speaking Engagements


2019 World Forum on Early Care and Education

HINGE Founder & CEO Kathy Ligon and THRIVE Consultants Kathe Petchel and Molly Petchel are speaking at the World Forum on Early Care and Education in Macao!

Kathy Ligon will moderate a session on private sector participation, Kathe Petchel will present Developing Leaders from Within and Molly will introduce Family Engagement-Parent Education Strategies.

More than 800 early childhood professionals from 80 different countries will gather together for the World Forum from April 8-11th.


AELL 35th National Conference

HINGE Brokers Mike Pepper and Henry Tiberi will be in attendance at the Association for Early Learning Leaders’ 35th National Conference on April 11th & 12th at the Omni Mandalay at Las Colinas in Dallas, TX!

Attendees can join our very own National Director of Real Estate, Mike Pepper, at 2pm on Thursday, April 11th for his presentation Show Me The Money: Empowering Management to Lead Their Schools to Financial Success as he discusses the five financial factors of successful leadership.

And our team can also be found at Booth #308 in the Exhibition Hall where we will be giving away an Amazon Echo Dot to a lucky giveaway winner! We hope to see all our favorite early childhood leaders there!

HINGE is a proud Vendor Member with the Association for Early Learning Leaders.


PACE Annual Conference

HINGE superstars Mike Pepper and Kathe Petchel are attending the 2019 PACE Annual Conference at the end of the month from April 26th to 28th.

Listen and learn from our Operations & Staffing Consultant Kathe Petchel as she presents Marketing in Today's World: How Do I Market to this New Age Group of Parents? on Saturday, April 27th at 10:30am. Then, in the afternoon, attendees can join Mike Pepper’s discussion on The Approaching Tsunami: How to Balance Rising Staff Costs with Tuition Rates from 4:30-5:30pm.

HINGE is a proud Vendor Member for the Professional Association of Childhood Educators.

Meredith Martin