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31st Parent Conference and Family Engagement Institutes

Sunday, Dec. 7th

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. National Center for Program Management & Fiscal Operations – New Director Coaching
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Family Development Credentials Instructor's Training Institute
3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Registration Open
   

Monday, Dec. 8th

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration Open
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Summer of '65 - New Orleans Head Start Tour
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. National Center for Program Management & Fiscal Operations, New Director Coaching
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Family Development Credentials Instructor's Training Institute
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Pre-Conference Special Track
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Pre-Conference Training Seminars
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Pre-Conference Training Seminars
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Welcome Social, Hosted by NHSA Board Parent Reps
   

Tuesday, Dec. 9th

 
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Morning Fitness - Jazzercise
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration Open
9:00 a.m. -10:30 a.m. General Opening Session: Parade of States, Opening Keynote – Antonio Sacre, Storyteller, and Author
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Family Development Credentials Instructor's Training Institute
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Exhibits Open
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Opening Reception (In Exhibit Hall)
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Office of Head Start Update with Kiersten Beigel
12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Global Cardboard Challenge Training
Sponsored by Lakeshore
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. General Conference Concurrent Sessions, and Learning Express – Hands on Learning!
5:00 p.m. -8:00 p.m. Policy Council Recognition Dinner & Dance (Ticketed Event), Gala Keynote - Kimberly P. Johnson, Author and Head Start Kid!
   

Wednesday, Dec. 10th

 
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Morning Fitness - Jazzercise
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration Open
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Family Development Credentials Instructor's Training Institute
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. General Conference Concurrent Sessions, and Learning Express – Hands on Learning!
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Head Start's Got Talent – Auditions, Preliminary Judging
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Exhibits Open, Food Court - Cash N Carry
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Meet Ups: NHSA’s Family Services & Health Services Credential Candidates, NHSA’s Learning Networks
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Meet Up: Early Head Start Home Visiting Leadership Network?
5:00 pm - 7:00 p.m. Directors Networking Reception
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Head Start's Got Talent - A Celebration of 50 States of Head Start Talent!
   

Thursday, Dec. 11th

 
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Registration Open
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Closing General Session, Choir/Children’s performance, Partner Announcements, and Raffle, Closing Keynote – Dr. Harvey Karp, Pediatrician and Child Development Specialist