2012 Policy & Leadership Conference Materials

July 17 - 19, 2012

Public Policy Summit – July 17, 2012
  • Yasmina Vinci, Executive Director, National Head Start Association - Handout
  • Scott Graves, California Budget Project - Handout
  • Michael R. Petit, Every Child Matters Education Fund - Handout | Handout 2 | Handout 3
  • Esmirna Valencia - Handout
Manager and Director Institute – July 18 & 19, 2012
  • Opening Keynote, Jan Len, Regional Program Manager Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families - Handout
Seminar Strands:
DIRECTORS FOCUS: School Readiness and Current Issues for the Head Start Classroom
  • Developing a School Readiness Implementation Plan - Handout | Handout 2 | Handout 3
  • Bringing the PFCE to Your Program: Beginning a Self-Assessment - Handout | Handout 2 | Handout 3
  • Using the Head Start Parent, Family, and Community Engagement Framework in Your Program: Marker of Progress - Handout | Handout 2
  • DLL 101 Policy Development for Managers - Handout

Trainers: Judy Brummel, Debbie McBee, Lori Vivas & Marcie Bugera

MANAGERS AND SUPERVISORS FOCUS: School Readiness and Current Issues for the Head Start Classroom
  • Coaching and Supporting the Role of Home Visitors: Explicit Language and Literacy Strategies - Handout | Handout 2 | Handput 3 | Handout 4 | Handout 5
  • Using Data to Improve Teaching and Learning - Handout
  • Providing High Quality Instructional Support to Promote Optimal School Readiness - Handout

Trainers: Lora Hunter, Rob Colombini & Vicky Greening

New Managers and Directors: EHS/HS 101
  • HS Core Values, Regulations, and the Decision-Making Processes
  • Creating Strong Programs-The Importance of HS Management Systems - Handout | Handout 2 | Handout 3
  • Understanding Program Governance
  • Building Strong Data Systems to Support Record Keeping, Reporting and Ongoing Monitoring Systems
  • What Every Head Start Leader Needs to Know About Head Start Budgeting and Fiscal Management

Handout | Handout 2 | Handout 3 | Handout 4 | Handout 5 | Handout 6 | Handout 7 | Handout 8 | Handout 9 | Handout 10 | Handout 11

Trainers: Debra Drake, Jeanie Mills, Karen Pucciarelli & Torey Silloway

Exploring Program and Fiscal Systems that Support Quality Services

Handout | Handout 2 | Handout 3 | Handout 4 | Handout 5 | Handout 6

Trainers: Belinda Rinker & Jan Len

Mission Statement

The California Head Start Association is the unified voice providing leadership and advocacy for the Head Start community.

Vision Statement

The California Head Start Association will be an important strategic partner representing Head Start interests in California and the nation.


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