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May 16 - 20, 2016
43rd Annual National Head Start Conference and Expo
"The Next Generation of Opportunity"

Schedule at a Glance

Sunday, May 15, 2016

4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Registration Opens
   

Monday, May 16, 2016

 
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration Open
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM NHSA Board of Directors Meeting
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Pre-Conference Full-Day Sessions
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Training Seminars
2:00 PM – 6:00 PM New Directors Orientation
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Learning Network Meet-ups
   

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

 
7:00 am – 7:45 am Morning Zumba
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration Open
9:00 am – 12:00 pm Pre-Conference Full-Day Sessions
9:00 am – 12:00 pm Training Seminars
9:00 am – 3:00 pm New Directors Orientation 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Regional Meetings
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Opening General Session
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Opening Reception in Exhibit Hall 
   

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

 
7:00 am – 7:45 am Morning Zumba
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration Open
8:00 am – 10:00 am Quality Initiative – Excellence Breakfast
9:00 am – 10:00 am Affinity Group Meetings
9:00 am – 4:00 pm Exhibit Hall Open
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Concurrent Training Sessions
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Research Institute
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Resarch Luncheon
1:00 pm – 4:30 pm Learning Express Zone
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM NHSA Board General Business Meeting
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Embrace the Child Within - A Celebration of Song and Storytelling
             5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Networking and Meetups
   

Thursday, May 19, 2016

 
7:00 am – 7:45 am Morning Zumba
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration Open
9:00 am – 4:00 pm Exhibit Hall Open
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Data Track
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Policy Institute
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Concurrent Training Sessions
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Public Policy Luncheon
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Scholarship and Awards Dinner and Dance
   

Friday, May 20, 2016

 
8:00 am – 11:00 am Registration Open
9:00 am – 10:30 am Concurrent Training Sessions
11:00 am – 1:00 pm Closing General Session