July 9-11, 2018

Annual Policy and Leadership Conference

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Policy Summit

July 9

Your CHSA 2018 Policy Summit will provide you with Federal and State news and perspective to keep you informed about the budget and policy changes that impact your programs.

You will have the opportunity to learn from the:

  • National Head Start Association - on our Federal advocacy in Washington, what we’ve accomplished and what lies ahead in 2018-19
  • Office of Head Start Region IX - on plans for supporting Head Start in California in 2018-19
  • Choose Children campaign - on the CA Governor’s Race and the opportunity and implications California’ youngest citizens and the agencies that serve them
  • CHSA’s Governmental Relations Consultant - on state budget and policy wins for children
  • CDE’s Early Education and Support Division - on access, affordability and quality in early learning and care programs
  • First 5 Association of California - on promising practices, collaborations and success stories between Head Start and First 5

Manager & Directors Institute

July 10 & 11

The Manager and Director Institute is an accessible way to receive high quality training on critical management and leadership issues and an opportunity to connect with other Head Start leaders in the region. We are delighted to feature five separate training strands at this year's Institute, for everyone from new managers to seasoned veterans.  Training organizations will include The National Centers on Early Childhood Development Teaching and Learning, Program Management and Fiscal Operations, HHS/ACF/OHS Region IX TTA Network and other nationally recognized trainers.

Manager and Director Institute 2-day Training Strands
STRAND 1: Attracting & Retaining a Strong Workforce: Key to High Quality Programs
STRAND 2: Money Matters: Aligning Fiscal Policies, Budgets & Communication for Strong Programs
STRAND 3: Connecting the Dots: Data, Community Assessment & Program Management 
STRAND 4: Leadership Information & Intent 



Newport Beach

Marriott Newport Beach Hotel & Spa

900 Newport Center, Newport Beach, CA 92660
Telephone: 949-640-4000

Rate: $189 Single/Double – Deadline: June 11, 2018
Online: Reservations

Parking: $12 Self-Parking