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April 23 - 27, 2018
45th Annual National Head Start Conference and Expo
Anaheim, CA

Schedule at a Glance

*Subject to change.

 

Sunday, April 22

5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Registration Open
(Convention Center)

Monday, April 23

8:00 am – 5:00 pm   

Registration Open
(Convention Center) 

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Pre-Conference Sessions
(Convention Center) 

9:00 am - 5:00 pm Family Development Credential
(Hilton)

Tuesday, April 24

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Registration Open
(Convention Center)

9:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Pre-Conference Sessions
(Convention Center)

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Family Development Credential
(Hilton)

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm    

Grand Opening: Exhibit Hall and Action Center
(Convention Center)

Wednesday, April 25

7:00 am – 8:00 am    

Morning Fitness/Zumba
(Convention Center)

8:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Registration Open
(Convention Center)

9:00 am – 11:00 am

General Opening Session
Keynote Speaker: Salman Khan, founder and CEO of the Khan Academy
(Convention Center)

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Family Development Credential
(Hilton)

11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Exhibit Hall/Action Center Open
(Convention Center)

11:30 am – 5:00 pm

Practice Institute
(Hilton)

11:30 pm – 1:00 pm 

CQI and Research Luncheon
(Hilton)

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Concurrent Training Sessions
(Convention Center and Hilton)

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Concurrent Training Sessions
(Convention Center and Hilton)

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Concurrent Training Sessions
(Convention Center and Hilton)

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm NHSA General Business Meeting
(Hilton)

7:00 pm     

Scholarships and Awards Dinner
(Hilton) 

Thursday, April 26

7:00 am – 8:00 am

Morning Fitness/Zumba
(Convention Center)

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Registration Open
(Convention Center)

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Exhibit Hall/Action Center Open
(Convention Center)

9:00 am - 5:00 pm Family Developmet Credential
(Hilton)

9:00 am – 10:30 am

Concurrent Training Sessions
(Convention Center and Hilton)

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Concurrent Training Sessions
(Convention Center and Hilton)

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Public Policy Luncheon
(Hilton)

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Concurrent Training Sessions
(Convention Center and Hilton)

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Concurrent Training Sessions
(Convention Center and Hilton)

8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Afterglow Lounge
(Hilton)

Friday, April 27

8:00 am – 12:30 pm

Registration Open
(Convention Center)

9:00 am - 10:30 am Concurrent Training Sessions
(Convention Center and Hilton)

11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Closing General Session
(Convention Center)