Engaging Families and Communities to Improve Outcomes and Support Transitions
The event will feature Dr. Eurnestine Brown, a national trainer and consultant who works with the National Center on Parent, Family and Community Engagement.
We have lined up other state and regional experts to engage participants on a range of topics related to breaking down barriers and building effective relationships and partnerships.
March 11-13, 2015
CONFERENCE OBJECTIVES: Head Start Family Services staff must possess an understanding of human and professional dynamics and apply expert skills in engaging and partnering with families and community partners. Highly qualified presenters from diverse areas of academia and social service will help participants understand the unique issues faced by the families we serve, and engage participants in strategies to improve their professional practice by strengthening relationships and building skills.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Individuals who work closely with families such as Family Services Staff, Supervisors and Home Visitors, and especially those who are responsible for assisting families in setting and achieving goals.
Conference content (15 contact hours) has been submitted to the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board for CEU approval. All content will be submitted for Step Up to Quality Specialized Training approval.
A collaboration of the Region V Training and Technical Assistance (T/TA System), the Ohio Head Start Association and the National Center for Cultural and Linguistic Responsiveness
February 24-25, 2015
Doubletree Hotel, Worthington, Ohio
175 Hutchinson Ave, Columbus, OH 43235
Training 8am to 5pm each day. Lunch will be provided.
TRAINER: Joanne Knapp-Philo, National Center on Cultural and Linguistic Responsiveness
The Planned Language Approach is a systematic, program-wide approach to language and literacy development for ALL children. It is comprehensive, intentional, research based approach for children birth to age 5. It is targeted on key areas of learning that research shows support school success among children living in poverty.
It IS a way to organize and support QUALITY TEACHING, comprehensive, and a holistic approach for teachers. It IS NOT a curriculum and it is NOT just for dual language learners. It is a cohesive, program-wide approach that connects content knowledge, decision making, and practices across the program level and the classroom level.
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