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June 27 – 30, 2016
2016 Manager and Director Academy
The Next Generation of Leadership

Schedule at a Glance

*Subject to change

Daily Schedule

Keynotes, featured sessions and cases studies are presented by selected knowledge leaders in their respective fields. Each day the featured sessions will be offered in smaller group sizes to support different content focus, opportunities to network and engage in peer to peer discussions.

Sunday, June 26, 2016

4:00 - 7:00 pm

Registration Open

Monday, June 27, 2016

8:00 - 5:00 pm

Registration

9:00 - 10:00 am

General Session - The Next Generation of Leadership
Greetings from Parents in Community Action, Inc.
Overview of the week
Presentation - Learning Leadership

10:30 - 12:00 pm

The Organizational Climate of Your Head Start Program: A Social Systems Perspective, by Mr. John Gunnarson

Leadership + Community Engagement = Accountability, Part 1, by Dr. Marilyn Hosea

FLSA's Overtime Requirements and Your Agency (to be repeated in the afternoon), by Kristin Parker, Esq,

12:00 - 1:30 pm

Lunch on your own

1:30 - 3:00 pm

Create a Professional Development System to Transform Your Head Start, by Mr. John Gunnarson

Leadership + Community Engagement = Accountability, Part 2, by Dr. Marilyn Hosea

FLSA's Overtime Requirements and Your Agency by Kristin Parker, Esq.

3:15 - 4:15 pm

General Session - What's on the Horizon for Head Start, by Ms. Yasmina Vinci

4:15 - 4:45 pm

General Session - Citizen Advocacy, by Ms. Olivia Burlingame Goumbri

Join us following this session for a Meet and Greet Reception with NHSA’s Membership Outreach, Nyemadi Dunbar

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

7:00 am

Morning Walk

8:00 - 5:00 pm

Registration

9:00 - 11:00 am

Advanced Planning, by Ms. Colleen Versteeg

Planning 101, by Mr. Jerry Parr

PICA Site Tours, by Mr. Rico Alexandar

  • McKnight Early Childhood Family Development Center
    Training Center, and Lab School
  • Glendale Early Childhood Family Development Center
  • Fraser Early Childhood Family Development Center

11:15 - 12:30 pm

General Session - Managing Complex Change: Leadership that Results in Change, by Mr. John Gunnarson

1:30 - 3:00 pm

Sustaining CLASS: Professional Development on CLASS that Changes Teacher Behavior, by Mr. John Gunnarson

Staff Wellness Case Study, by Mr. Jerry Parr

3:15 - 4:45 pm

General Session - Continuous Program Improvement, By Ms. Colleen Versteeg

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

7:00 am

Morning Walk

8:00 - 5:00 pm

Registration

9:00 - 12:00 pm

General Session –Systems Development, by Ms. Kristen Hayes and Ms. Colleen Versteeg

12:00 - 1:30 pm

Lunch on your own

1:30 - 3:00 pm

Case Studies

  • Data, Quality Improvement and Innovation, by Mr. Scott Siefried
  • Program Expansion, by Ms. Erica Newman and Ms. Kristen Hayes

3:15 - 4:45 pm

General Session –Engaging Teams and Talent for Effective Change, by Mr. Seth Finestack

7:00 - 8:00 pm

Moonlight Session– Team Planning (by reservation), by Ms. Kristen Hayes and Ms. Colleen Versteeg

Thursday, June 30, 2016

7:00 am

Morning Walk

8:00 - 3:00 pm

Registration

9:00 - 11:00 am

General Session – Building Your Program’s Internal Resources… the Grant Proposal by Ms. Kristen Hayes

11:15 - 12:30 pm

Special Topics

  • Developing Partnerships With School Districts, by Ms. MaDonna Princer
  • Partnerships: Compliance to Collective Impact by Mr. Seth Finestack

12:30 - 1:30 pm

General Session – Building Your Programs Internal Resources… by Taking Data to the Next Level by Ms. Kristen Hayes

3:00 - 3:30 pm

Open Question and Answer with Ms. Kristen Hayes

3:30 pm

Certificates and Adjourn