It takes a village to raise a child, the old proverb tells us. But we need to expand our perspective, according to pediatric surgeon, social scientist and mom Dana Suskind. In her heartfelt work, Parent...
Region IV Head Start Association (RIVHSA) Annual Conference
February 15-18, 2022
Join the Council February 15-18 at the RIVHSA Annual Training Conference & Expo as we explore the theme One Mission, One Voice. Learn about the shared journey and joint sense of commitment that unite RIVHSA with the regional Head Start and Early Head Start communities. Together, they have spoken out to ensure all young learners are school ready. And the Council is proud to join our voice with theirs as a sponsor of the RIVHSA Annual Training Conference & Expo next month. We also share their belief that every child deserves a head start in school and life.
Meet the Council at RIVHSA
Thursday, February 17, 2022
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM: Keynote Speaker: Dr. Calvin E. Moore, Jr., Council CEO
Keynote Topic: Finding Your Happy
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM: Booths 311 and 313: Book Signing with Dr. Moore
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM: Follow Up Session with Dr. Moore
Topic: Finding Your Happy: Charting a Self-Care Path for Administrators and Staff
Additional Council Breakout Sessions
Tuesday, February 15, 2022: 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Jaymel Mabry, Online Bookstore & Merchandise Coordinator
Topic: CDA Publications Discussion
February 17, 2022: 3:30 PM-5:00 PM
Christopher Barnes, Vice President, Business Growth and Development and Dawn Owens, Business Growth and Development Associate
Topic: What Lies Ahead: CDA Process, Updates and New Initiatives
February 15 – 18, 2022
Chat with the Council at booths 311 and 313. Council publications will be available to purchase.
Space is limited, so register today!
World Forum on Early Care and Education
May 16 – 19, 2022
The Council is a proud sponsor of the World Forum on Early Care and Education. Join early childhood professionals and advocates from around the world who will engage in dialogue and work to impact the futures of young children and their families. Early bird pricing is available through January 31, 2022.
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