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35th Native American Child and Family Conference Call for Proposal

Reminder call for proposal are due November 6 – please pass this information onto others who may be interested The Southwest Consortium of Indian Head Start Programs enthusiastically invites you to present at the 35th Native American Child and Family Conference and share your innovative ideas with other Native Head Start Programs . The conference will be held at the Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town, 800 Rio Grande Blvd, NW, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87104 from March 7-11, 2016. The Native American Child and Family Conference serves as a forum for Indian Head Start staff to share information, discuss relevant issues, concerns, new ideas and program changes and build networks for supporting the wor

ACF Launches a Federal Training and Technical Assistance System

At ACF, we work to ensure that all children – especially children who experience poverty and other challenging circumstances – have early childhood experiences that build the foundation for their success in school and in life. We administer Head Start, child care, home visiting, and other programs designed to help children reach their full potential. No matter which of our programs children enroll in, we strive to ensure that parents, program leaders, early childhood educators, and other community members have the supports they need to foster growth in children. One of our key priorities is to strengthen coordination between Head Start, child care, and other early childhood services, recogn