44th Annual National Head Start Conference and Expo
April 7-10, 2017 Chicago
Educare is proud to sponsor the National Head Start Conference and Expo and participate in the Research and Quality Institute at the conference. Learn more about the conference and register.
Join Educare leaders for these sessions:
Using Data to Create Impact: Learning from an Innovative Network
April 8, 9-10:30am
Our experts will educate attendees on best practices learned from their experience with the Educare data and quality improvement process. Presenters: Monique Lopez and Carina Nelms from Educare West DuPage, Andrea Pearson from the Educare Learning Network
Research and Quality Luncheon: Strategies for Growing Your Own Workforce
Educare is sponsoring this luncheon, featuring a conversation about workforce development.
Continuous Quality Improvement: Learning from Successful Programs
April 8, 4-5pm
The new Head Start Performance Standards require programs to collect data and develop systems for continuous quality improvement. A panel of early educators will discuss how they use a systematic approach to collecting data and measuring performance to implement continuous quality improvement. Jessica Haremza of Project Eagle and Educare Kansas City will share lessons from the Educare approach.
Designing Data Driven Professional Development that Creates Change
April 9, 11am-12pm
This session will introduce techniques for embedding professional development topics into a program’s day-to-day work. Participants will have an opportunity to reflect on their program’s current professional development plan and will learn ways to use program data to determine the best way to use the program’s training time throughout the year. Jessica Haremza and Kelli Roehr of Project Eagle and Educare Kansas City will facilitate the session.