INTERNATIONAL NANNY ASSOCIATION ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Mar 21-24, 2019
What is the International Nanny Association?
INA is a large non-profit, think of it like the umbrella for the nanny industry. All things nanny, business, educators, & nanny employers. The set high standards & expectations, check out the recommended practices for nannies, agencies, background checks, etc. on the website! Nannies and business can become members setting their alignment with these high standards. Nannies can take the INA Basic Skills Assessment and/or the INA Credential Exam. You may have heard of the awards given: Nanny of the Year, Meritorious Service Award, and Service Award pins that nannies can apply for – 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 years. Check out https://nanny.org/ to see all the things that the INA has to offer. These are just a few of the things INA has to offer nannies to set themselves apart in the professional industry.
What is Conference about?
INA hosts a conference annually in the spring. The location moves each year from East to West Coast and central. Usually every 5th year we go International that is coming 2020. This year conference is, Mar 21-24, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Here is the website: http://inaconference.org/
Thursday afternoon there is usually an extensive training nannies can add on for an extra cost as well as an opening reception in the evening. Friday morning workshops begin and are all day Friday and Saturday. In the evenings, nannies can group up for dinner, there is usually an optional evening excursion (extra cost) and closing reception with raffle fun on Saturday. Some fly out Saturday evening, others on Sunday. There is a INA Board meeting on Sunday which all are welcome to sit in on. Usually the Credential Exam is offered on Sunday. The agenda will be uploaded to the website soon!
When preparing for cost, plan on hotel, flight/transportation, registration, meals, & raffle donation if desired. Breakfast, lunch and open/closing reception food is included, but dinners are at cost to you.
$395 member, prior to Dec. 31st
There is Group discount for 10+
Check out the Payment Option (click here)
More from INA about the Hotel
$185 single/double room rate*
$215 triple room rate*
$245 quad room rate*
Consider sharing rooms to save cost!
Most recent search was $347 from CVG
Transportation to and from hotel
- Learning – multiple tracks to choose from – nanny, agency, NCS
- Broader sense of the career
- Community with career & pro nannies all over the country & world
- Excursion to the city staying in
- Some nannies will pair with up with their vacation
- Credential Exam in group setting
- Nanny of the Year and misc award lunches
- Sit in on a INA board meetings
Consider asking for funds or time off for Professional Development
Here are some tips from the INA about this: Tips to Gain Support from Employers for the INA Conference
We always have at least of handful of nannies that go from Cincinnati. Hope you will join us!