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September 25-29, 2016
2016 Fall Leadership Institute
Washington, D.C.


This event will be held at the Washington Court Hotel in Washington, D.C, just a few blocks from the Capitol Building.

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In case you missed it or forgot to turn them in, we have provided online links to our Hill Evaluation and General Evaluation via SurveyMonkey. Please make sure that each survey is completely filled out so we can receive as much feedback as we can. Thank you for your time and for your hard work!

About the Institute

Head Start is nothing if not innovative. From involving parents in program governance in 1965 to creating new two-generation services for parents in 2016, Head Start programs turn their challenges into opportunities through innovation.

In Head Start's 51st year, Head Start and our colleagues in the early childhood community have turned our collective creativity toward planning our nation's response to the next generation of vulnerable children and their families How will we make innovation a critical part of Head Start’s next 50 years? What challenges lay ahead and what innovative solutions are being developed to address them? This September, join 400 of your peers from across the country in laying the groundwork for the next 50 years of innovation!

Institute sessions will focus on pressing policy issues and advocacy challenges including changes in the Fair Labor Standards Act, Reauthorizatin of the Head Start Act, and influencing the new Administration's agenda. There will be opportunities to hear from senior staff from OHS, and to meet with your Members of Congress. The 2016 Leadership Institute will offer an unparalleled opportunity to get the most up-to-date information straight from the source in Washington, D.C.