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Early Childhood Tribal Symposium


  • Bad River Lodge and Casino Convention Center 73370 U.S. Highway 24 Odanah, WI 54861 United States (map)
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Improving Services to Native American Infants and Young Children with Disabilities

This early childhood tribal networking event will provide opportunities for facilitators, presenters, and participants to share information, resources, best practices, and model programs. 

As part of this workgroup, participants will:

  • participate in future planning to promote awareness of early childhood care and education for children and families within our tribal nations and communities
  • develop cross sector early childhood collaborations within each tribal nation and community
  • promote broader collaborative work between the tribal nations and communities and the state agencies

Who Should Attend

Early childhood administrators, teachers, program directors, and others who provide services to American Indian children, their families, their communities, and nations from the following programs:

  • Child Care
  • Head Start and Early Head Start
  • Health Care
  • Home Visiting and Family Support
  • Parents and Parent Groups
  • Social Services
  • Public, Private, Charter, and BIE Schools
  • Tribal Education Directors and Staff
  • Tribal Council Leaders and Members

Training Site and Lodging Location

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Bad River Lodge and Casino Convention Center
73370 U.S. Highway 2
Odanah, WI 54861
Phone: (800) 795-7121


A block of rooms has been reserved at the state rate until Sunday, August 12, 2018. Reservations are the responsibility of each individual attendee. Please reference “Childhood” when making reservations to receive these special rates.

Fees, Registration, and Schedule

There are no registration fees associated with attending this training, but pre-registration is REQUIRED. 

Thursday, August 23, 2018

  • 7:30 am - 8:30 am Registration and Continental Breakfast (Provided)
  • 8:30 am - 12:00 pm | Morning Training Workshop
  • 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm | Lunch (Provided)
  • 12:45 pm - 3:30 pm | Afternoon Training Workshop
  • 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm | Dinner (Provided)
  • 5:15 pm - 7:00 pm | Evening Parent/Family/Community Session

Friday, August 24, 2018

  • 7:30 am - 8:30 am Registration and Continental Breakfast (Provided)
  • 8:30 am - 12:00 pm | Morning Training Workshop
  • 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm | Lunch (Provided)
  • 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm | Afternoon Training Workshop
  • 2:00 pm | Adjourn

Sponsored by

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The Tribal Workgroup is brought to you through a collaboration of funds and support from: 

Questions

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Pamela Torres
Culturally Responsive Early Childhood Project Coordinator
Phone: (920) 664-2788 or ptorres@TheNetworkWI.com




Julie Philipps
Culturally Responsive Early Childhood Project Program Assistant
Phone: (920) 855-2114, x249 or jphilipps@TheNetworkWI.com

 

David O'Connor
American Indian Studies Consultant, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction; Program Lead - Network for Native American Student Achievement, Disproportionality Technical Assistance Network  |  Phone: (608) 267-2283 or david.o'connor@dpi.wi.gov