January 9-13, 2017

Annual Conference

Every year CHSA gathers professionals from across the early childhood field to attend our Annual Conference. The conference provides innovative training, wonderful professional development opportunities, and an excellent forum for exploring best practices from across the state. These training opportunities allow staff to get the most current approaches to materials in their respective areas at an affordable cost.very year CHSA gathers professionals from across the early childhood field to attend our Annual Conference. The conference provides innovative training, wonderful professional development opportunities, and an excellent forum for exploring best practices from across the state. These training opportunities allow staff to get the most current approaches to materials in their respective areas at an affordable cost.


 

Annual Conference

Parent and Family Engagement Conference - January 9 & 10 - SOLD OUT
NO ONSITE REGISTRATION AVAILABLE

CHSA's Parent and Family Engagement Conference provides trainings for Head Start parents and staff who support parents. It will include the latest on the Family Engagement Framework, as developed by the OHS' National Center on Parent, Family and Community Engagement. Additional workshops for both parents and family service staff will center on communication skills, parenting techniques, child development and more. Audience: HS/EHS Parents & Policy Council Members, FSWs, Family Engagement Staff/Advocates.

Education Conference – January 11-13

CHSA's Education Conference advances the knowledge and skills of those involved in the education of children age zero to five. This event imparts developmentally appropriate practices, teaches critical new skills, broadens awareness and disseminates valuable educational resources. Audience: Teachers, site managers, home based supervisors, child development and education managers, family and community partnership managers and program directors for both HS and EHS.

Public Policy Breakfast – January 11- SOLD OUT
NO ONSITE REGISTRATION AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC POLICY BREAKFAST

Participants will receive a briefing from federal and state policy leaders on current and emerging issues affecting their programs. This event is not to be missed by directors and other program leaders.

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Important Dates

Attendee Registration Closes
Dec. 15


Event Location:

Sacramento

The CHSA discounted room block for the Hyatt Regency Sacramento is sold out and we will not be adding additional rooms to this block. Rooms are still available at this hotel but for a higher rate. Below are additional hotels within walking distance of the event hotel.

Hyatt Regency Sacramento 1209 L St. Sacramento, CA 95814
Telephone: 916-443-1234
Rate: $180 Single/Double - SOLD OUT
Website: Online Hotel Reservations
Parking: Self-Parking $20 Valet $29

Sheraton Grand Hotel Sacramento
1230 J St, Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 447-1700
Website: Sheraton Grand

Residence Inn Sacramento
Downtown Capitol Park (Marriott)
1121 15th St, Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone:(916) 443-0500
Website: Residence Inn

The Citizen Hotel, Autograph Collection (Marriott)
926 J Street Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (877) 829-2429
Website: The Citizen Hotel

PRESENTERS
Presenter Proposals – CHSA is no longer accepting presenter proposals for the Annual Conference. If you put in a proposal you will be notified no later than September 30th if you have or have not been selected to present.

Honorarium and Expenses: As a non-profit educational association, CHSA does not award workshop presenters an honorarium. Speakers must also cover their own travel, parking and printing expenses.

Presenters representing vendors or consulting firms are asked not to sell or market items within the training session. They may provide more of their product/service information by renting an exhibit booth in our exhibit hall.

Due to the large amount of workshops we are not able to accommodate individual schedule needs for presenters. Workshops will be placed by content need in the schedule accordingly.

Audio Visual: CHSA will provide an LCD projector, screen, and cables in each workshop room. CHSA will not be providing laptops.

Presenter and Co-Presenter/Panelist Fees: One Lead Presenter for each workshop will have complimentary access to the CHSA Conference, they are presenting at our registration policy permits, two co-presenters/panelists can register at a reduced registration rate of $150 per person. All other co-presenters/panelists MUST register at the regular rate in order to participate. *Details on how to register will be sent after workshops have been selected.

DEADLINES

August 22, 2016 – Workshop Proposal Deadline
September 30, 2016 - Everyone should have been notified if their workshop has been accepted or not.
November 1, 2016 – All presenters, co-presenters and panelist must be registered by this date. Our registration policy permits two co-presenters/panelists to register at a reduced rate of $150.All other co-presenters/panelists MUST register at the regular rate in order to participate. *Details on how to register will be sent after workshops have been selected.
November 1, 2016 – Any and all edits including description edits, presenter changes etc. should be sent to CHSA via email. Additional changes will not be included in the printed program after this date.
December 15, 2016 - All handouts must be received for each presentation and they will be posted on the CHSA website prior to the event.

*Additional details to follow in presenter contracts.

PRESENTER GUIDELINES, DEADLINES, AND DATES