Publicado De marzo 8, 2018 por Brian Stults en Eventos

2018 WHSA primavera trimestral y Aprendizaje Temprano defensa-día en el Capitolio

Mark your calendars and reserve your rooms April 17-19th for the WHSA Spring Quarterly and Early Learning Advocacy-Day at the Capital and in Madison at the Best Western Premier Park Hotel. Room Rates are guaranteed through April 3rd. The agenda and registration links are posted below.

Orden del día & Link to Registration


Tuesday April 17th:

1:30-3:30 Fundamental: “La desigualdad en las oportunidades de educación y equidad de apoyo para niños pequeños: Los datos que cuenta una historia de Head Start”
Presented by Ken Taylor, Executive Director of Kids Forward, Inc. & Barb Tengesdal Executive Director of Wisconsin Head Start Association
Did you miss the Preserving Early Childhood Conference last month? Si es así, you will definitely want to catch this presentation. Ken Taylor will kick off this session by presenting data on the extent of inequality in opportunities and resources among children in Wisconsin. In his presentation Taylor highlights data on a wide array of indicators, including measures of economic security, la educación, de salud, family and community status. Barb Tengesdal will present the summary of current Wisconsin Head Start Data. A time for Q&A will be provided.

9:00-1:30 Board Meeting

4:00-5:00 Strategic Planning Workgroup and Appetizers

5:30-7:00 Conferencia del Comité de Dirección

Wednesday April 18th: “Early Learning Advocacy – Day at the Capitol”:

9:15-11:00 Keynote Address: “Why now is the time…Advocacy efforts that build relationships”
Presented by Vicky Selkowe, Instructor with the Wisconsin Women’s Network Policy Institute.
A petición del público, Vicky Selkowe will present an inspirational keynote address on advocacy and the next steps to take building relationships with legislators. This will be followed by WHSA President Tim Nolan preparing you for your visit to the Capitol.

11:00-3:30 Capitolio de Visitas!
An early buffet luncheon and great WHSA gifts are included with the fee of $20. This special event is open to all Head Start programs (bring on the parents!), socios de la comunidad, and anyone involved in the work of sharing a message around early learning. Special pricing for groups of 5- or more with $100 maximum fee for your group. Registration is open! Start contacting your legislators and see this flyer for details.

9:30-4:30 Comunidades de Practica: “Data and Outcomes Part 3– Integrated Data System to Support School Readiness for All Children.”
Presented by Ann Steffen and Lillian Mallison with STGi, this is the final event for this ongoing group and will have 6 hours of training on Wednesday April 18th.

Thursday April 19th

7:30: Breakfast buffet.

8:30-11:30 El trabajo de afiliados: Director, Staff and Parent Affiliates will be holding their networking meetings. Scholarships will be read, planning speakers/topics. Representative from DPI will be attending the Director Affiliate meeting.

Taller tópica: “Objetivos de Anti-Bias- Why They are Important in Head Start Work
Jeanette Paulson from WECA will be exploring how ECE programs support children’s sense of self and their connections to others. Describing how adults talk with children about identity, diversity and fairness, and what happens when they don’t, will make this workshop especially helpful to staff and parents. A limited number of “Antiprejuicios Educación para los niños pequeños y de nosotros mismos” books will be given out.

Courage to Explore Exhibit: Visit this powerful display of books, toys and resources that can lead classrooms to more inclusive practices.

Don’t forget your basket donation for the Parent Affiliate Scholarship Raffle!

Abril 17 -19, 2018

The Best Western Park Hotel
Reserve by April 02, 2018
$139 doble individual; $149 Deluxe; $179 3+ Beds

$95 por persona para la primavera Trimestral (includes lunch on Tuesday)
$20 por persona o $100 grupos de 10 or more forA Day at the Capitoladvocacy seminar and legislative visits (includes breakfast on keynote on Wednesday).
enlace de registro aquí

La 2019 Conferencia anual (featuring Becky Bailey) Concurso tema!Submit your theme ideas and win a $50 Tarjeta de viaje Kwik! All ideas are good ones! Submit as many as you want! Correo electrónico con “Concurso tema” como el sujeto. The deadline to submit your ideas is April 16, 3018.

Pulse aquí para registrarse!


Thank You For Celebrating Our Collaborative Efforts By Taking Part In Our Spring Quarterly/Advocacy Event!


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