The 44th Annual National Head Start Conference begins next week and takes place April 7-10, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. We are looking very forward to attending and hope to see many of you there! Amy Augenblick, Executive Director, Foundations for Families, will be presenting a session on Sunday, April 9, 2017. From 11:00am-12:00pm on the 9th Amy will present Project Success Through Improved Fiscal Skills of Early Head Start – Child Care Partnership (EHS-CCP) Partners: A Fiscal Approach and Strategies. If you are an EHS-CCP grantee, we hope you’ll join us!

Have you checked out the searchable database of conference sessions? This is a great tool to help plan your time at the conference. Search by keyword to find sessions related to topics of most interest to you. This year’s conference provides a wide range of session topics! If you’re looking for sessions related to implementation of the new Head Start Program Performance Standards (HSPPS) you’ll find a session led by the Office of Head Start (OHS), as well as area-specific sessions such as Parent, Family and Community Engagement (PFCE) and health literacy. Even if you don’t see “HSPPS” in the title of a session, it looks like many sessions will touch on connections to implementation of the new standards.

If you will be in Chicago for the conference and are interested in connecting please email Amy Augenblick, Executive Director, at augenblick@foundationsforfamilies.com. Foundations for Families’ consultants have significant experience and expertise advising Head Start and Early Head Start grantees on an array of topics such as finances and budgeting, program management and organizational systems, personnel strategies, governance, monitoring and quality assurance.

See you in Chicago!

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We have successfully worked with agencies in every round of recompetition to write winning grants, design competitive programs, confirm prudent budgets, and plan for a manageable start-up period.  Contact Amy Augenblick, Executive Director, at (703) 599-4329 or augenblick@foundationsforfamilies.com to learn about how we can help.

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