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February 2018

Innovations: February 2018 – Virtual Dental Home

February 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST
Online
Free

Presenters: Dr. Paul Glassman, Dr. Yogita Thakur and Manufou Liaiga Anoa'i Description: Overview of the history, benefits, and current use of and expansion of telehealth connected teams and Virtual Dental Homes (VDH) to improve oral health for children in Head Start programs.  Background on opportunities to influence state policy to create welcoming environments for this system. A perspective of a dental provider.  Why the VDH system has allowed the Ravenswood Family Health Center to better meet its mission by expanding…

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March 2018

Excelling with CLASS: Language Modeling Webinar 1 – Achieving High Language Modeling

March 6 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST
Online

With John Gunnarson, Consultant, Early Care and Education Three one-hour webinars – One full-day workshop! Learn more Join with your colleagues around the region to excel with CLASS: Language Modeling.  This course will provide attendees with two unique learning approaches.  First, attendees will be offered 3 one-hour webinars (see the list below) along with collateral materials to enhance their knowledge.  Second, attendees will be offered the opportunity to attend an in-person training with John to dive deeper and build greater capacity…

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Excelling with CLASS: Language Modeling Webinar 2 – Self Talk and Parallel and Repetition and Extension

March 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PDT
Online

With John Gunnarson, Consultant, Early Care and Education Three one-hour webinars – One full-day workshop! Learn more Join with your colleagues around the region to excel with CLASS: Language Modeling.  This course will provide attendees with two unique learning approaches.  First, attendees will be offered 3 one-hour webinars (see the list below) along with collateral materials to enhance their knowledge.  Second, attendees will be offered the opportunity to attend an in-person training with John to dive deeper and build greater capacity…

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April 2018

Excelling with CLASS: Language Modeling Webinar 3 – Advanced Language and Frequent Conversations

April 17 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PDT
Online

With John Gunnarson, Consultant, Early Care and Education Three one-hour webinars – One full-day workshop! Learn more Join with your colleagues around the region to excel with CLASS: Language Modeling.  This course will provide attendees with two unique learning approaches.  First, attendees will be offered 3 one-hour webinars (see the list below) along with collateral materials to enhance their knowledge.  Second, attendees will be offered the opportunity to attend an in-person training with John to dive deeper and build greater capacity…

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May 2018

Excelling with CLASS: Language Modeling Achieving High Language Modeling: Assessing, Coaching, Accountability – Seminar

May 1 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm PDT
San Jose City College, Milpitas Campus

With John Gunnarson, Consultant, Early Care and Education Three one-hour webinars – One full-day workshop! Learn more Join with your colleagues around the region to excel with CLASS: Language Modeling.  This course will provide attendees with two unique learning approaches.  First, attendees will be offered 3 one-hour webinars (see the list below) along with collateral materials to enhance their knowledge.  Second, attendees will be offered the opportunity to attend an in-person training with John to dive deeper and build greater capacity…

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2018 The Early Childhood STEM Institute – Children as Adventurers

May 7 - May 9
The Garland Hotel, 4222 Vineland Avenue
North Hollywood, California 91602
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May 7-9, 2018 The Garland Hotel, North Hollywood, CA   Update 2.9.18 - Room Block now available through here. 2.8.18 - Call for presenters deadline is March 2nd. Submit your proposal through here.   All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.—Marie Curie What fun is this—learning how to teach young children about science, technology, engineering and math! George Washington Carver said, “Since new developments are the products of a creative mind, we must therefore…

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August 2018

2018 Site Directors Academy

August 7 - August 9
Hyatt Regency, 1441 Quivira Rd
San Diego, CA 92109 United States
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  Creating your own leadership style, bringing out the best in others and building a cohesive team: These are some of the skills you will learn at the Site Directors Academy. The program is designed to help leaders develop strategies to lead effectively and maintain high performing teams in the midst of turbulent external and internal organizational change. This academy targets individuals responsible for the oversight of one or more child development centers to help them align the operations of…

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October 2018

2018 Family Engagement and Cultural Effectiveness Conference

October 22 - October 26
Grand Wailea Resort, 3850 Wailea Alanui Dr
Wailea, Hawaii 96753
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October 22- October 26, 2018 | Grand Wailea Resort Hotel, Maui, HI It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.—Frederick Douglass Since Head Start inception more than 50 years ago, family engagement has always been a pillar of the program. Underlying the Head Start focus on the whole child is the understanding that parents are the primary educators and advocates of their child. Moreover, when parents engage with their child, they not only improve the child’s…

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December 2018

2018 The Leadership Challenge – Phoenix, AZ

December 4 @ 8:30 am - December 5 @ 5:00 pm PST
TBA

Note: Registration for the 2018 TLC will open June 1, 2018. The Leadership Challenge for Head Start Managers and Directors To learn more about The Leadership Challenge from the facilitator himself! Click HERE. Training #1 December 4-5, 2018 | Phoenix, AZ If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.—John Quincy Adams Running a Head Start Association means juggling the needs of children, parents and staff as well as the myriad…

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2018 The Leadership Challenge – Pomona, CA

December 11 @ 8:30 am - December 12 @ 5:00 pm PST
TBA

Note: Registration for the 2018 TLC will open June 1, 2018.   The Leadership Challenge for Head Start Managers and Directors To learn more about The Leadership Challenge from the facilitator himself! Click HERE. Training #2 December 11-12, 2018 | Pomona, CA If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.—John Quincy Adams Running a Head Start Association means juggling the needs of children, parents and staff as well as the…

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All children, regardless of their circumstance at birth, deserve a full and prosperous life.


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  • Support high-impact Head Start programs for children and adults by creating opportunities for collaboration, networking and information sharing.
  • Unite with state and national Head Start organizations to ensure regulatory and budget outcomes that support our work.
  • Champion the message that every child and family who succeeds makes their community a better place.

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