As programs across our state open and plan for opening, let’s come together to learn from state/national experts about how to navigate the many changes facing Head Start in this pandemic and during the ongoing fight for racial equality & justice. Join WHSA for a 3 day virtual Reopening Symposium with sessions featuring Dr. Dipesh Navasaria, Region V OHS, WIPFLi and specialists on mental health, trauma, employment law, and so much more.

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Tuesday, July 14 – Thursday, July 16, 2020
Event recordings available until October 14, 2020. 


This virtual event will be held through the Zoom online webinar platform.

Individual Cost:

$150: access event recordings
FREE to those who registered for the event
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Group Pricing:

$1,200.00: full access to all event recordings for everyone in your program.

Event Access Codes: 

Access codes and links for all event meetings and webinars will be sent out to all registered participants at least two weeks prior to the start of the event.


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An event not to be missed, the WHSA Reopening SYmposium will host a wide variety of Head Start reopening training and guidance. Thank you to all of our extremely talented presenters from: Dane County Public Health, Indianhead Community Action Agency, UW Madison, WIPFLi, Wisconsin Department of Children and Families, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, SSM Health, Schulz Law firm, REACH Dane, Region V OHS, Next Door, UW Milwaukee, Dewitt Law Firm, and more!

Session Topics:

We heard your wishes and designed an event just fro you! Per your requests, high level content from the following themes will be offered: Health & Safety, Staff Wellness, Funding Documentation Guidance, State & Regional Updates, Trauma Informed Care, Legal (HR/Policy/Non-profit) Guidance, Mental Health, Leadership & Management, Home Visiting, Race & Equality, and more!

Event Recordings: 

Please be aware that due to presenter request, WHSA was not able to record sessions from WIPFLi, Region V OHS, STGi or Lakeshore.

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Event Schedule:

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