WHSA Calendar of Events



Name of Event Date Location Audience Fee & Additional Info Hotel, Room Rate, and Registration Notes
Wisconsin Strong Event April 17, 2018
10 – 12PM
Madison Central Library. 3rd Floor. 201 W. Mifflin St. Join Wisconsin Strong to learn how to create family-friendly policies and lasting partnerships between business and early care and education providers! Free N/A
WHSA Board of Directors Meeting April 17, 2018
Best Western Park Hotel
Madison, WI
WHSA Board Members Lunch included
WHSA Conference Steering Comm. April 17, 2018
Best Western Park Hotel
Madison, WI
WHSA Conference Steering comm. Dinner included
WHSA Spring Quarterly & Early Childhood Advocacy Day at the Captiol Event.
Tuesday: “Inequality in educational opportunity and supporting equity for Young Children: Data that tells a Head Start Story”, Taskforce & Tapas, BOD & CSC work.
Wednesday: Advocacy training, Capitol visits, & Communities of Practice.
April 17-19, 2018
April 17
General Session starts at 1:30pm
Work Groups at 4pm
April 18 – Capitol Day
Data and Outcomes
Closing session ends at 5pm
April 19th
Affiliate Work
Courage to Explore & Anti-bias workshop
Best Western Park Hotel
Madison, WI

WHSA Hosted Event

WHSA members
State Partners
Parent Leaders
Communities of Practice
HR Managers
$95 Room Block at
Best Western Premier Park Hotel
Madison, WI room rate $129

Room Block Deadline: 4/2/18

Early Childhood Advocacy – Capitol Day!
• Keynote & Workshops
• Capitol Visits
• Legislative Updates
• Data and Outcomes Part 3
April 18th, 2018
Best Western Park Hotel
Madison, WI

WHSA Hosted Event

HS Parents
WECA & EC Partners
$100 for groups of 5 or more!
CLASS Refresher Training April 23, 2018 Online- Adobe Connect overview of class STGi Hosted
NHSA 2018 National Conference April 23-27,. 2018 Anaheim, CA Head Start and Early Head Start community NHSA Hosted
EHS Cluster Meeting April 25, 2018 La Casa Esperanza
Waukesha, WI
overview of class STGi Hosted
Head Start Inclusion Meeting May 14, 2018
(1:30 – 3:00)
This online collaborative network is designed to provide a forum for discussion, collaboration, and sharing of best practices relating to preschool inclusion. Head Start Disability Coordinators and Inclusion Specialists To participate in the meeting, click on the following link: LINK
ACT Facilitator Training
Instructor: Jeff Reiland
May 21 – 22, 2018 Education Center in the Gundersen Onalaska Clinic
311 Gundersen Drive, Onalaska, WI 54605
Intended for professionals and organizations working with parents and caregivers of early childhood and young school-age children, and child maltreatment prevention agencies. $250
Registration Deadline: 5/4/18
Click Here for Registration
If you have questions or need additional information,
please contact Joan Rickaway at JIRickaw@gundersenhealth.org or
call 608 775-2826
Cost Allocation:: Effectively Managing Multiple Funding Streams May 30-31 WHSA Office
Madison, WI
2-day fiscal training for Executive Directors, Chief Financial Officers and Head Start Directors TBD A room block will soon be available at the Holiday Inn at the American Center.
IL, MN, WI ECS Meeting June 5-6, 2018 WHSA Office
Madison, WI
Summer Board of Director’s Meeting and Conference Steering Committee June 12, 2018 WHSA Office
And conference call
WHSA Board of Directors & Conference Steering Committee Free WHSA Hosted
Navigating Grant Writing and Grant Management Processes Oct 30 – Nov 1 Hyatt Regency
151 East Wacker Drive
Chicago, Illinois
Head Start Leaders TBA Agenda, registration and other details will be sent to you and posted at www.ohsai.org and www.indianaheadstart.org by July 1, 2018
Fall Quarterly Meeting 2018 November 6-8, 2018 Chula Vista Resort
WHSA Hosted Event
WHSA Members
State Partners, Parent Leaders,
Communities of Practice
$90 Room rate $82 single, $99 2-4 in room
Reserve by 10/6/18 1-855-854-7227
Information and Registration:
2019 WHSA 17th Annual Training Conference January 28-30, 2019 Kalahari Convention Center, Wisconsin Dells All WHSA Members,
Allies & Partners
2020 WHSA 18th Annual Training Conference February 24-26, 2020 Kalahari Convention Center, Wisconsin Dells All WHSA Members,
Allies & Partners