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Dare to Dream:
Transforming Early Care and Education Across Tribal Nations

September 13-15, 2022

Choctaw Casino & Resort - Durant
Oklahoma
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We do our dreaming in:
 
PARTNER

Support early

learning. Grow our children.

EXHIBIT

Share your resources. Show your craft.

REGISTER

Learn from experts. Share your  experiences. Network. 

LEARN

Check out what we have in store for you.

Agenda at a Glance

Monday, September 12

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Check-in

On Demand Virtual Sessions 

Tuesday, September 13

8:30 am - 5:00 pm

 

Opening

 

Academy Intensives

Full-day trainings

Networking Reception

Wednesday, September 14

8:30 am - 5:00 pm

 

Academy Intensives

Full-day trainings

Keynote Luncheon

 

Thursday, September 15

8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Regional Breakouts

General Assembly &

Membership Meeting

 

Closing Keynote

 
 

Academy Intensives

Tuesday-Wednesday

The Academy will have two one-day intensive training sessions that will be repeated over the two days. The intensives are included in your Academy registration. Sessions are: 

  • Active Play! Fun Physical Activities for Young Children

  • Being an Intentional Partner in Play 

  • Bringing Community to Early Care and Education: Exploring Partnerships, Engagement, and Co-location

  • Enhancing the Environmental Experience for Children and Teachers 

  • Teaching Social-Emotional Learning to Young Children: Strategies for Success 

  • Trauma Responsive Care—An Indigenous Framework for Resiliency Training for Trainers with Tribal Child Care 

  • Unlocking Your Early Childhood Education Powers

 
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Choctaw Casino & Resort-Durant

4216 US-69
Durant, OK 74701

 $96 + applicable sales tax

Book by August 26, 2022, to receive rate.

Book by phone

800-788-2464 press #1  and giving the agent the offer code CHILD22 for the group rate

Book Online

Group Code: SNICI22

Password: NICCA22

Password is case sensitive.

Flight Information

The nearest airports are:

Dallas Love Field

Dallas/Ft. Worth International

Transportation from DFW to Choctaw

NICCA will be offering a shuttle from DFW (only). Tickets can be purchased with event registration.

Departures on September 12 at

2:00 pm and 5:00 pm

from DFW to Choctaw Resort

Departures on September 15 at 12:30 pm

from Choctaw Resort to DFW

Event Sponsors

The generous donations and support from these organizations and programs make this event possible! We thank you for your support.
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Registration Open

MEMBERS $400 | NON-MEMBERS $450

Registration closes on September 1, 2022.

Review our event policies, terms, and conditions here.

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