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Sunday, September 29, 2013

8:00 am - 4:00 pm Registration Open
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Pre-Institute Training Sessions



Monday, September 30, 2013

8:00 am - 4:00 pm Registration Open
9:00 am - 12:00 pm Coalition, Special Issues and Interest Group Meet-ups
Opening Session

Opening Session Keynote: The Honorable Hillary Clinton (invited)

2:45 pm - 4:00 pm

The Trajectory of the President's Early Learning Proposal

Presented by: Libby Doggett, Linda Smith, and Roberto Rodriguez (invited)

4:15 pm - 5:15 pm

The Future of Early Learning: Positioning Head Start Nationally

Presented by: Yasmina Vinci, Tommy Sheridan

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm State and Regional Caucuses



Tuesday, October 1, 2013

8:00 am - 4:00 pm Registration Open
8:30 am - 9:45 am

Federal Budget and Sequestration: What is next? Will there be a CR forever? Is there any hope?

Moderator: Emily Holubowich (invited)

Panelists:Martha Coven (invited), Jared Bernstein

10:00 am - 11:15 am The Future of Early Learning: Positioning Head Start in the States
11:30 am - 12:30 pm

The Impact of Toxic Stress

Presented by OHS

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch on your own
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Hot Topics One

A. Evaluation of the Designation Renewal System
Presented by: Amy Madigan, Teresa Derrick-Mills, Margaret Burchinal, Iheoma Iruka

B. Engaging Hispanic Families and Communities

C. Early Head Start and Child Care Partnerships
Presented by Rick Mockler, Tania Toomer, Vanessa Rich, Camilla Rand

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Hot Topics Two

A. Financing Facilities in a Difficult Funding Environment 
Presented by Mav Pardee, Ed Condon 

B. Communications and Messaging Training 

C. Partners for Success - Head Start and PreK Models
Presented by Marlene Midget, Maureen Short, Robin Bozek, Lucy McClintic, Dr. Marvin Hogan

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Hot Topics Three

A. Surviving your Triennial Review - 2013-2014 Edition 

B. How to Talk with Hill Staff - Advocacy Training
Presented by Moira Lenahan

C. Home Visiting and the Future of MIECHV
Presented by Deborah Frazier

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Networking Reception

Sponsored by Acelero Learning



Wednesday, October 2, 2013

8:00 am - 4:00 pm Registration Open
8:00 am - 9:00 am Bus to Capitol Hill
10:00 am - 11:00 am Stop the Cuts Rally
11:30 am - 5:30 pm Capitol Hill Visits - Schedule on your own
5:00 am - 6:30 pm Designation Renewal System Listening Session
Presented by: Yasmina Vinci, Tommy Sheridan, Emmalie Dropkin



Thursday, October 3, 2013

8:00 am - 10:00 am Registration Open
8:30 am - 11:15 am OHS Update (Monitoring, Standards, Support for New Programs, President's Proposal, B-5 Grants, DRS, Dealing with Sequestration)
11:30 am- 12:30 pm Head Start Alumni: Telling our Story
Presented by: Sam Stein (invited), Carolina Adams, Head Start Alumni