May 3, 2010 - May 8, 2010
This conference should be attended by anyone who is committed to ensuring that young children enter kindergarten ready to learn and prepared to achieve optimal future success and to helping families gain self-sufficiency. In line with its theme, Reaching Higher, this conference will prove to be a must for all and will focus on new developments in Head Start, the development of critical skills, pressing topics, and innovative approaches and strategies that will strengthen program management and service delivery. Areas of focus will include, but not be limited to...
During the main body of the the conference, Wednesday, May 5 through Saturday May 8, attendees can choose from nearly 300 free educational sessions. Sessions are typically scheduled Wednesday through Friday at 9:00 am - 10:30 am, 11:00 am -12:30 pm, and 2:00 pm - 3:30pm. Saturday sessions are scheduled 8:00 am - 9:30 am.
Educational Sessions are free. Advanced registration is not required, however, room capacities vary and often fill, so plan to arrive early!
For a full listing of sessions, click here.
Prior to the conference opening, beginning Monday, May 3, a number of intensive training opportunities will be offered. Special Tracks drill deeply into a topic in a full-day or two-day intensive session. Click here to view the Special Track offerings. There is a registration fee for Special Tracks.
Also beginning Monday, May 3, a series of 29 half-day or full-day training seminars are being offered. Parents, Head Start staff, and practitioners can select from a wide range of topics to pursue in-depth with specially chosen instructors. Click here for descriptions of these free seminars, or download a pdf. Because space is limited, you must register for each of the seminars.
1717 N. Akard Street
Dallas, Texas 75201
Special NHSA Rate: $159
650 North Pearl Street
Dallas, TX 75201
NHSA Conference rate - $189
Reserve using the special NHSA reservations page.
400 North Olive Street
Dallas, TX 75201
Songle/Double/Triple/Quad - $199
Hotel cut-off date: April 6, 2010 The Sheraton is currently full. Call to confirm, but rooms are available at the Westin City Center.