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31st Parent Conference and Family Engagement Institutes

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7

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3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Registration Open

MONDAY, DECEMBER 8

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8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Investing in Impact Working Group (Private)

Registration Open

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

A Joyous Jump Start in Literacy (cancel) ***CANCELLED***

Building Local Community Support through Global Understanding

Early Care and Education: How Head Start Programs Promote Resiliency

Mission Possible: Home Visits and Conferences with Purpose!

Parent Leadership In & Beyond Head Start

Program Governance: Ensuring Program Success in Changing Times

Strength-based Engagement: Skills to Reach Win-win Resolutions

Taking Care of Ourselves: Creating a Culture of Wellness (Part A)

Engaging and Goal-Setting with Families: We Do It Together (Part A)

Gentle Teaching Enhances Children's Socio-Emotional Development

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Leadership Challenge for Head Start Parents

Aggressive and Non-compliant Behavior in Young Children

Being Prepared for Disaster Events

Program Governance: “ Being a Partner in the Decision-Making Process”

Moving your PFCE Action Plan from Paper to Actual Work!

Compassionate Partnering: Achieving Excellence through Relationships

Circles of Life: Lifestyle Management 101

Supporting Children in Being Emotionally Ready for School (Cancelled) ***CANCELLED***

Leading Strategic Early Childhood Partnerships (Cancelled) ***CANCELLED***

Building Your Bounce: Effective Resilience-building strategies

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Engaging and Goal-Setting with Families: We Do It Together (Part B)

Taking Care of Ourselves: Creating a Culture of Wellness (Part B)

Head Start A to Z: Recordkeeping and Reporting

Make It Fun!

Strengthening Family Bonds For Optimal Development & Outcomes

Taking Babies Outside: Nature-Based Learning Supports School Readiness

Transition To Success: A Proven System for Family Measurable Success

What Works! Getting the Youngest Children Ready for School

All Aboard the Family University Train: First Stop, School Readiness

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 9

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8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Registration Open

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Exhibits Open

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Exhibit- Opening Reception

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Come and S.H.A.R.E (Sit and Have A Real Exchange) with NCPFCE

FLIP IT: Transforming Challenging Behavior

Building Successful Transitions: Partnering with PTA

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Listening Session: Choosing your child’s pre-k

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

"ME & YOU KID" SELF-ESTEEM IN THE ADULT-CHILD SYSTEM

Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors Program (Spanish)

Everyone Can Sign - Signing with our Exceptional Children!

Head Start A to Z: Ongoing Monitoring

Head Start A to Z: Program Governance

Male Involvement Programs: Fathers as Partners in Education of Children

Parents are One of the Keys, to Help Children Learn Social Emotional Development Skills

STEM Cardboard Creations

Supporting the School Readiness and Success of Young African American Boys: A Kitchen Table Conversation (Part 1)

Talk, Read, and Sing with Sesame Street (Spanish)

The Impact of Educational Technology on Kindergarten Readiness

Trauma in Early Childhood: What Works!

Up Your Attitude: How to Build a Positive Work Climate

Update from the Office of Head Start

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Come and S.H.A.R.E (Sit and Have A Real Exchange) with NCPFCE

FLIP IT: Transforming Challenging Behavior

Choosing your words wisely when interacting with young children

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

D.W.Y.S.Y.W.D.

KEEPING ALL THE BALLS IN THE AIR

Putting your Father Engagement programs on blast!

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Making Attendance A Priority for Head Start Families: An Attendance Works Focus Group

“It’s all in the Relationship”: Dynamic partnerships with parents!

“JUST PLAYING IS JUST GREAT” ESSENTIAL PLAY TO LEARN & GROW

“Understanding Autism: An Overview for Families and Professionals”

Building a Welcoming Climate in Your Head Start Program

Educational Transmedia for Young Children and Families

For Parents: Teaching Parents (YOU!) to be Teachers

Nurturing Neural Networking through the Early Childhood Environment

Palos y piedras romperán mis huesos pero las palabras dolerán para siempre: El impacto del abuso verbal en la autoestima y el aprendizaje de los niños

STEM Cardboard Creations

Stereotypes and Bias: Breaking our hearts, harming our communities

Strategies to Support and Encourage Healthy Active Living

The Awesome Power of the Engaged Parent

The Difference a Father Can Make

The Road Ahead: Federal update for 2015 and the 114th Congress

Who’s Competed? An Analysis of the Designation Renewal System

Bubbles, Balls and Make-Believe: Drama (Session Cancelled) ***CANCELLED***

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Supporting the School Readiness and Success of Young African American Boys: Challenges and Opportunities(Part 2)

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Listening Session: Experiences with the New Aligned Monitoring System

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Head Start A to Z: Management Systems

I'm a Parent: What can the ECLKC Do for Me? (Cancelled) ***CANCELLED***

Laughter is Medicine: The Amazing Power of Laughter, Humor, & Play

Palos y piedras romperán mis huesos pero las palabras dolerán para siempre: El impacto del abuso verbal en la autoestima y el aprendizaje de los niños

Sustainability and Shared Services: A Look at How One HS Program Reduced Costs Through Strategic Sourcing

Team Building for Head Start Success

Teasing, Bullying, and Bias: What Can We Do to Help?

Understanding Diversity: “We are Generation Gaps Apart”

WATCH D.O.G.S. (Dads Of Great Students)

Who, What, Where, Why, & How: Head Start Reauthorization Update and Discussion

Wiring Up Your Child's Brain for School Success (Cancelled) ***CANCELLED***

Boogers, Tantrums, Head Lice, and Pin Worms… Just Why Do We Do This?

Eat Healthy, Stay Active! Childhood Obesity in Head Start

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Policy Council Dinner & Dance 50th Anniversary Celebration

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10

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8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Registration Open

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

NHSA member benefits

It Starts with the Cart: Shop and Eat Healthy on a Budget

Social Media 101

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Data Assessments that Make Sense

Engaging Parents/Families in the Growth and Development of Children

Family Engagement Outcomes & CLASS™ Tracking with ChildPlus.net (English)

Farm to Childcare: The Freshest for the Youngest!

Home visiting programs are for fathers too!

Home visitor safety practices

Kindergarten Readiness: Engaging Preschoolers with Yoga

La ciencia como juego: Cambiando la perspectiva de los padres (Spanish)

Laugh n' Learn the link between good humor and good health

Physical Activity or Movement For Learning: A Parent and Teacher Guide

Relationships as Environment

SAME & DIFFERENT- DIVERSE EXPRESSIONS OF SHARED HUMANITY

Supporting Two Generations: Working with Families in the (Cancelled) ***CANCELLED***

Taming the Data Monster: How to effectively monitor and measure program

What I See: Making the most of observations of infants and toddlers

Wow, this is Fun! Making Science Fun and Exciting

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Head Start A to Z: Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment, and Attendance (ERSEA)

Stand Up for Head Start: Learn how to be your child's first advocate

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Linking Planning, Ongoing Monitoring, and Self-Assessment

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

PNC Community Volunteer Tool Kit

It Starts with the Cart: Shop and Eat Healthy on a Budget

Social Media 101

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Exhibits Open

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Parents Engagement at Your Finger Tips

School Readiness for Families of Infants and Toddlers

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

A Readiness Boost in Literacy through Songs and Movement

An overview of the Supporting Father Involvement (SFI) study.

Cómo Trabajar con el Padre Hispano en Head Start

Don't Miss Your "Apportunity" to Write in the 21st Century!

Effective ERSEA Techniques: From Recruitment to Retention

Engaging Parents as Leaders

Engaging Parents: An Investment That Pays

Head Start Heart Smart: How Emotional Intelligence boosts WeQ

Love Those Letters!

Partnering with parents to improve the oral health of children

Science as Play: Changing Parent Perspectives with Span/Engl resources

See Jane See! Parental Advice for Healthy Vision in Kids

Talk, Read, and Sing with Sesame Street (English)

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

KEEPING ALL THE BALLS IN THE AIR

Dollar per Child 101

Storytelling: Advocating For You and Your Child

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Connecting Kids with Books

A Hop, Skip, and Jump: How to integrate physical development

Approaches to Learning for Infants and Toddlers

Changing the World for Children: Six Steps to Successful Child Advocacy

Conducting Effective Meetings: New and Improved Parent Policy Council

Family Engagement Outcomes & CLASS™ Tracking with ChildPlus.net (Spanish)

Fun in the Fun Family: A Family that Plays Together Stays Together

Hungry Minds: How Curiosity Drives Young Learners & How to Nurture

Introducing and sharing developmental screening results to families.

Introducing new measures of family and provider/teacher relationships

Let's Communicate - Signing to Promote a Healthy Social Environment

Music, Movement and Learning: Developing School Readiness Skills

Routines that rock! Helping children develop good attendance habits

Sticks and Stones Will Break My Bones But Words Will Hurt Forever: The impact of verbal abuse on children’s self-esteem and learning

Strategies for sharing data and child outcomes

The next 50 years of father engagement in Head Start

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

10 Family Rich Leaning Activities

Dollar per Child 101

Storytelling: Advocating For You and Your Child

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Empathy: Raising Kids Who Care

Dollar per Child 101

Storytelling: Advocating For You and Your Child

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Family Services Managers Roundtable

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Making Attendance A Priority for Head Start Families: An Attendance Works Focus Group

California's research and resources to support dual language learners

Creating a Safe Classroom for Foster Children

Every Baby! Every Day! Talk. Sing. Read. Play.

Fostering peer conversations to build thinking and speaking skills ***CANCELLED***

From Research to Policy to Practice: NHSA’s Policy Agenda Listening Session

Linking Child Outcomes and Family Outcomes

Make it multisensory!

Palos y piedras romperán mis huesos pero las palabras dolerán para siempre: El impacto del abuso verbal en la autoestima y el aprendizaje de los niños

Pursuing systemic change to advance family engagement

Raices/Roots: Growing Leadership through Cultural Awareness

Ready...Set...Engage!

Safe Sleep Practices for Infants

Strengthening parent engagement through the arts

Supporting Dual Language Learners to Keep Their Home Language As they Learn English

What’s Cooking? Tips for shopping and eating healthy on a budget

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Meet Up: Early Head Start Home Visiting Leadership Network

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11

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8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Registration Open