Mon, Dec 31 | Isla Verde Avenue Roundabout

The 2018 Annual Region II Head Start Association Professional Development Conference

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The 2018 Annual Region II  Head Start Association Professional Development Conference

Time & Location

Dec 31, 2018, 7:00 PM
Isla Verde Avenue Roundabout, Isla Verde Avenue Roundabout, Carolina, 00979, Puerto Rico

About The Event

Region II Head Start Association Annual Conference

Head Start a History of Challenges & a Legacy of Success: Building Resilient Children, Families and Communities

Brings together Federal, Regional and Local Experts on Head Start to facilitate sessions that will support the professional development of Early Head Start and Head Start Program Administrators, Staff, Parents and Commuinity Partners.

Visits to Head Start and Early Head Start Programs are being scheduled for Thursday, November 15, 2018. Please make sure to sign up for specific site visits as information becomes available.

Meals:

If you need Kosher Meals during the conference, please make sure to select the Kosher Meal option in the Ticket sales tab.

Payment Options

Pay by check on site

Credit Card

Mail In Check to: Region II Head Street c/o HOPES CAP, Inc. 301 Garden Street Hoboken, New Jersey 07030 Attn: Joselyn Estevez-Vargas, Director

NEW HOTEL INFORMATION - ROOMS JUST OPENED

Head Start Group

Welcome to the Head Start Group reservation site!

A block of rooms has been reserved for November 12, 2018 - November 16, 2018. The special room rate will be available until November 19th or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first.

Booking a reservation from our site is simple. To begin the process, click on "Book a Room" below to receive your group's preferred rate.

See you at the Hampton Inn & Suites San Juan in November! We hope you enjoy your stay and your group's event!

Attending an event at our hotel? Special room rates have been arranged for this event. Click on the room type below to view room details. 1 KING BED NONSMOKINGrates from 179.00 USD/Night

DOUBLE DOUBLE NON SMOKINGrates from 179.00 USD/Night

Original Hotel Reservations

The 2018 Region II Conference will be held at the Hotel Intercontinental, Isla Verde San Juan, Puerto Rico

Room rates are as follows for Single or Double Occupancy: Laguna View $179 per night; Pool View $209 per night; Ocean View $239 per night; Junior Suite $279 per night; Club Room $329; per night; and Executive Suites $850 per night.

Room rates will be offered three days priot and three days after the conference, subject to rate and space availability. All room rates are subject to 9% local tax. The charge for a third adult in the room is $47.00 per room per night plus applicable taxes (currently 9%). There is no charge for children under 18 years occupyaing the same room as their parents.

For reservations please contact the hotel directly at 787-791-6100 or 800-443-2009, mention group code Headstart PR & Region II or Block Code HPR. Reservations must be made by October 12, 2018 for special room rate. Conference reservation rates cannot be honored after this date. One night deposit will be required at the time of booking.

Training Topics

ACT Raising Safe Kids Program

Bring To Life Head Start Policy and Regulation 1302.47 Safety Practices

Building Awareness of Health and Safety Regulations and Best Practices

Building Effective Educational Teams is the Key to Success

CLASSing through the tough times

Coaching to Support Curriculum Fidelity

Coaching the Coach: Supporting Coaches in their Work

Conversation with Grants Manager: Clinton McGrane

Data as a Tool: A Systematic Approach to Design, Implementation and Analysis

Designing Effective Learning Environments for All Children

Designing Services that Meet Community Needs

Developing a Comprehensive Approach to Addressing the Opioid Crisis in your Head Start Agency

Effective Research-Based Practices that Support Individualization

Elementary Schools Must Be Our Friends

Family Development: Two Generations Learning and Growing Together

Family Engagement-A Win-Win-Win if Done Right

Five Year Project Period: How Does the Story End

Head Start Leadership and Governance: The Essential of Inclusive Leadership

How Prepared are you? Emergency Preparedness, Response & Recovery

Keeping Kids Safe Indoors and Outdoors: An Intentional Approach to Preventing Injuries

Leading Through Changing Times

Let’s Explore STEAM

Making Connections from Family Engagement to School Readiness and Program Planning: A Story of Outcomes

Making the Most of Your Mental Health Consultation

My Teaching Strategies para la Familia (APP)

Parents, Staff and Community Partners Learning Together: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Family Engagement

Preventing Expulsion and Suspension

Protection for the Privacy of Child Records

Responsive ERSEA Connections

Strategies for Engaging Fathers in Enhancing Relationship

Strategies to Support Children who are Dual Language Learners

The Brain Based Methodology: A unique Experience for a Resilient Preschool

Transitions: Our Neighborhood

Trauma, Toxic Stress and Resilience

Understanding, Preventing and Responding to Infant, Toddler and Young Children's Challenging Behaviors

Using Fiscal Checklists: Policy and Regulations, Compliance & Head Start - New Fiscal Officer Training Inventory

Temas en español

Beneficios de las Granjas Escuela para niños Edad Infantil

Coaching para la fidelidad- Curriculo Creativo para niños de 0-3 anos

Estrategias de enseñanza natural alteamente individualizadas

Juntos Avanzamos mas: Una Historia de Compromiso y Agradecimiento

La Fabrica de Ideas de Aibonito: un proyecto económico sostenible donde los adultos y los niños aprenden a fabricar materiales educativos

SOUNS

Team Building para Directoras(es) y Personal Recursos Humanos Proyectos

Tecmoca LOA: Imaginería Kinestésica Integrada a un Currículo Innovador( arte, música, teatro, movimiento, lectoescritura

CONFERENCE AT A GLANCE!!

Region II Head Start Association

Professional Development Training Conference

InterContential, San Juan, Carolina, Puerto Rico

November 12-November 16, 2018

Head Start: A History of Challenges and a Legacy of Successes: Resilient Children, Families and Communities

Monday, November 12, 2018

Time Title

2:00pm-3:30pm Board Lunch Meeting

1:00pm-6:00pm Registration

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Time Title

8:00am-4:00pm Registration

8:00am-9:30am Opening Session Simultaneous Translation

9:45am-12:45pm Designing Effective Learning Environments for all Children

9:45am-12:45pm Building Awareness of Health and Safety Regulations and Best Practices

9:45am-12:45pm How Prepared are you? Emergency Preparedness, Response & Recovery

9:45am-12:45pm Making Connections from Family Engagement to School Readiness and

Program Planning: A Story of Outcomes

9:45am-12:45pm Strategies to Support Children who are Dual Language Learners

9:45am-12:45pm Using Fiscal Checklist: Policy and Regulations, Compliance & Head Start

New Fiscal Officer Training Inventory

9:45am-12:45pm Making the Most of Your Mental Health Consultation

9:45am-12:45pm Let’s Explore STEAM

10:00am-12:00pm Protections for the Privacy of Child Records

10:00am-12:00pm Family Engagement A Win-Win-Win if Done Right

10:00am-12:00pm Building Effective Educational Teams is the Key to Success

10:00am-12:00pm E/S Strategies for Engaging Fathers in Enhancing Relationship

10:00an-12:00pm Spanish Track Juntos Avanzamos mas:Una Historia de Compromiso y Agradecimiento

10:00am-12:00pm Spanish Track ACT Raising Safe Kids Program

10:00am-12:00pm Spanish Track Como Complir con la Aprotacion No-Federal

How to Comply with Non-Federal In-Kind

1:00pm- 2:00pm LUNCHEON Guest Speaker Major of San Juan

2:15pm-5:15pm Keeping Kids Safe Indoors and Outdoors: An Intentional Approach to Preventing

Injuries

2:15pm-5:15pm Five Year Project Period: How Does the Story End

2:15pm-5:15pm Making the Most of Your Mental Health Consultation

2:15pm-5:15pm Coaching the Coach: Supporting Coaches in their Work

2:15pm-5:15pm Effective Research-Based Practices that Support Individualization

2:25pm-5:15pm Family Engagement A Win-Win if Done Right

2:30pm-4:30pm Developing a Comprehensive Approach to Addressing the Opioid Crisis in your

Head Start Agency

2:30pm-4:30pm SpanishTrack My Teaching Strategies para la Familia (APP)

2:30pm-4:30pm Spanish Track Coaching para la fidelidad-Curriculo Crearivo para ninos de 0-3 anos

2:30pm-4:30pm E/S Parents, Staff and Community Partners Learning Together: An Interdisciplinary

Approach to Family Engagement

2:00pm-5:00pm E/S Tecnica KIAL:-Imagineria Kinestetica Integrada a un Curriculo

Innovador (arte, musica, teatro, movimiento, lectoescritura)

6:00pm-8:00pm Reception

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Time Title

8:00 am-4:00pm Registration

8:30am-11:30am Directors Breakfast with Federal Administrators

8:00am-9:00am Continental Breakfast for All Non-Directors

9:00am-12:00pm Understanding, Preventing and Responding to Infant, Toddler and Young Children’s

Challenging Behaviors

9:00am-12:00pm Preventing Expulsion and Suspension

9:00am-12:00pm Leading Through Changing Times

9:00am-12:00pm Responsive ERSEA Connections: Designing Services that Meet Community Needs

9:00am-12:00pm Keeping Kids Safe Indoors and Outdoors: An Intentional Approach to Preventing

Injuries

9:45am-11:45am E/S La Fabrica de Ideas de Aibonito:unproyecto economico osotenible donde los adultos

los ninos aprenden a babricar materiales educativos Montessori/FabIDEAS Aibonito: a

sustainable economic development project where adults and children learn to manufacture

Montessori Educational Materials

9:45m-12:00pm E/S SOUNS- An Informal and fun letter-sound symbols associatin for infants, toddlers and

preschoolers

9:45am-11:45pm Transitions: Our Neighborhood Elementary Schools Must Be Our Friends

9:45am-11:45am Family Development: Two Generations Learning and Growing Together

9:45am-11:45am Understanding Disabilities in Young Chldren: Does My Child Need Special Education?

9:45am-11:45am Spanish Track Beneficios de las Granjas Escuela para ninos Edad Infantil

LUNCH ON OWN

1:30pm -4:30pm Trauma, Toxic Stress and Resilience

1:30pm-4:30pm Coaching to Support Curriculum Fidelity

1:30pm-4:30pm Head Start Leadership and Governance: The Essential of Inclusive Leadership

1:30pm-4:30pm Let's Explore STEAM

2:00pm-4:00pm E/S Parents, Staff and Community Partners Learning Together: An Interdisciplinary Approach

to Family Engagement

2:00pm-4:00pm Data as a Tool: A Systematic Approach to Design, Implementation and Analysis

2:00pm-4:00pm E/S Bringing To Life Head Start Policy and Regulation1302.47 Safety Practices

2:00pm-4:00pm Spanish Track: Estrategias de ensenanza natural altamente individualizadas

2:00pm-4:00pm Conversation with Grants Manager: Clinton McGrane

2:00pm-4:00pm CLASSing through the tough times

2:00pm-4:00pm Trauma-Informed Teaching

1:30pm-4:30pm SpanishTrack The Brain Based Methodology:A unique Experience for a Resilient Preschool

6:30pm-11:00pm GALA

Thursday, November 15, 2018

9:00am-3:00pm By Special Invitation: Office of Head Start: Puerto Rico and US. Virgin Island Grantees

Hurricane Recovery Meeing - One Year Later

9:00am-11:00pm Feature Session 1 Culture and Engagement: Exploring our Journey

9:00am-12:00pm E/S Team Building para Directoras(es) y Personal Recursos Humanos Projectos

12:15pm-1:15pm LuncheonKeynote Speaker Governor of the US Virgin Island

1:30pm-4:30pm Feature Session 2 Leading through Changing Times

9:00am-3:00pm Tour of San Juan Head Start Program

9:00am-3:00pm Tour of Ponce Head Start Program

9:00am-3:00pm Tour of Bayamon Head Start Program

9:00am-3:00pm Tour of New York Foundling Head Start Program

9:00am-3:00pm Tour of Guaynabo Head Start Program

6:00pm-8:00pm Puerto Rican Night at Carolina Plaza - Transportation from Intercontinental Hotel

Friday, November 16, 2018

9:00am-11:00pm Continental Breakfast with Speaker - Simultaneous Translation -

11:00am-12:00pm Simultaneous Translation - CLOSING SESSION

Registration is Closed