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2017 Winter Leadership Institute
January 23 - 26, 2017

Schedule at a Glance

*Subject to change

Sunday, January 22nd

9am - 5:30pm Registration

Monday, January 23rd

7:30am - 5:30pm Registration
10:30am - 12:00pm Opening Session - Designing a Future for Head Start
12:00pm - 1:30pm Lunch Break
1:30pm - 2:45pm Reading the Tea Leaves
3:00pm - 3:30pm Talking the Talk
3:30pm - 4:30pm United States: Heading to the Hill
4:45pm - 5:30pm One of Our Own
5:30pm - 7:00pm Opening Reception - Play!

Tuesday, January 24th

9:00am - 10:30am

Head Start Breakfast on the Hill: Starting America Early 

Location: Rayburn HOB, Room 244

11:00am - 3:00pm Hill Visits

Wednesday, January 25th

7:30am - 5:30pm Registration
8:30am - 9:30am Institute Sessions: Creative Approaches to Health Services in Head Start / Building Bridges / How to Be an Effective Communicator
9:45am - 10:45am Institute Sessions: What's Next: The Future of Education Policy / What's Next: The 115th Congress / Cultivating Congressional Connections
11:00am - 12:00pm Institute Sessions: What's Next: Monitoring / State Perspectives: Collaborating for Effective Policy / Amplifying Our Voice
12:00pm - 1:30pm Lunch Break
1:30pm - 2:45pm Institute Sessions: What's Next: Safety Net / Communicating Program Quality to Policy Makers and the Media / State Perspectives: QRIS and Head Start
3:00pm - 4:15pm Institute Sessions: Evidence-Based Practice and Policymaking / State Perspectives: Integrated Data Systems and Head Start / Parents: Telling Your Story
3:30pm - 4:30pm Head Start Town Hall

Thursday, January 26th

8:00am - 12:00pm Registration
8:30am - 9:45am Institute Session: What is Continuous Quality Improvement & Why it is Important?
10:00am - 11:45am Institute Session: Office of Head Start: Monitoring and Other Priorities in 2017
11:45am - 12:00pm Closing Ceremony