2013 Policy & Leadership Conference Materials

July 23 - 25, 2013

Public Policy Summit – July 23, 2013
Kris Perry, Executive Director, First Five Years Fund - Handout

Yasmina Vinci, Executive Director, National Head Start Association - Handout
One Window of Opportunity Video

Dr. Dowell Myers, Professor, USC School of Public Policy - Handout

Colleen Rathgeb, (Via Phone Link) Director of Policy, OHS

Sarah Neville-Morgan, Child Development Consultant, CDE - Handout
Cecilia Fisher-Dahms, Quality Improvement Office Administrator, CDE

Camille Maben, Executive Director, First 5 California - Handout

DRDP Assessment Instrument Demonstration & Discussion -
Please complete the DRDP Survey:

Manager and Director Institute – July 24 & 25, 2013

Opening Session

Special Guest, Jan Len, Regional Program Manager Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families - Handout

Keynote Speaker, Steve Lipton with Wipfli LLP - Handout

Seminar Strands

Strand 1 - Demystifying the Seven Triggers of Designation Re_blankal

The instructor has emailed the attendees with handouts

Trainer: Lucia Palacios

Strand 2 -Research Based Strategies and Promising Practices to Support School Readiness

Strand 3 - Implementing Research Based Methods for Improving Child Outcomes

Trainers: Rebecca Votaw, Therese Snyder, Lora Hunter, Vicky Greening, Bonnie MacKenzie, Stacey Vierra, Sandra McKeithan

Strand 4 - Head Start A-Z, _blank Managers and Directors 101

Leaders Role in Data - Handout | Handout 2 | Handout 3 | Handout 4 | Handout 5

Leadership, Systems and Services - Handout | Handout 2

Ongoing Monitoring - Handout | Handout 2 | Handout 3 | Handout 4

Trainers: Jacqueline Davis, Stacy Dimino, Rosario A. Dominguez

Strand 5 - Bridges Out of Poverty: Strategies for Professionals and Communities


Trainer: Michael Dames

Closing Session - Handout

Jacqueline Davis, Stacy Dimino, Rosario A. Dominguez, National Center on Program Management and Fiscal Operations - Handout

Peter Huffaker, Child Care Results - Handout

Esmirna Valencia, Executive Director, Riverside Office of Education - Handout

CHSA Membership Update - Handout

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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