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Early Childhood Tribal Symposium


  • Lake of the Torches Resort Casino Hwy 47 / 510 Old Abe Rd Lac du Flambeau, WI 54538 (map)

Purpose

The purpose of the symposium is to develop cross sector early childhood collaborations:

  • within each tribal community
  • among all of tribal communities; and
  • between tribal communities and state departments

Who Should Attend?  

Early childhood administrators, professionals, teachers, program directors, and other leaders providing services to American Indian children, their families, and their communities from the following programs:

  • Child Care
  • Head Start and Early Head Start
  • Health Care
  • Home Visiting and Family Support
  • Parents and Parent Groups
  • Public, Private, Charter, and BIE Schools/Special Education
  • Recipients of Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council (GLITC) Early Childhood/Race to the Top (RTTT) Mini-Grants 
  • Social Services
  • Tribal Education
  • Tribal Council Leaders and Members

Sponsored by

This symposium in sponsored through a collaboration of funds and support from: 

Location

Lake of the Torches Resort Casino                                
Hwy 47 / 510 Old Abe Rd
Lac du Flambeau, WI 54538
Ph: 1-800-25-TORCH

A block of rooms has been reserved at a special rate at the Lake of the Torches Resort Casino in Lac du Flambeau, WI.  To receive this special rate, please reference “The Network” when making reservations.  

LIMITED FUNDING WILL BE AVAILABLE TO TRIBAL PROVIDERS FOR LODGING & MILEAGE. Please contact Pamela Torres directly at (715) 388-0129 or ptorres@TheNetworkWI.com for more information.

Registration, Fees, and Training Schedule

There are no fees to attend this symposium, but pre-registration is required. Printable flyer and draft agenda >>

Schedule Overview

February 8, 2016:

  • 8:00 am - 8:30 am Registration (Continental Breakfast Provided)
  • 8:30 am - 12:00 pm Morning Session
  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch (Provided)
  • 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm Afternoon Session

February 9, 2016:

  • 8:00 am - 8:30 am Registration (Continental Breakfast Provided)
  • 8:30 am - 12:00 pm Morning Session
  • 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm Lunch (Provided)
  • 12:45 pm - 3:30 pm Afternoon Session

Questions

Contact Pamela Torres, Culturally Responsive Early Childhood Project Coordinator at (715) 388-0129 or ptorres@TheNetworkWI.com