When

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 1:00 PM CDT
-to-
Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 12:00 PM CDT

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Where

Hyatt Regency Chicago 
151 E Upper Wacker Dr
Chicago, IL 60601

Room Rate: $209 plus tax

Cut off for Conference Rate - October 9, 2018        (or earlier if block sells out)

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800-233-1234 - group code "Ohio Head Start"

 

 
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Contact

Amanda Yancey 
 
937-435-1113 
chicagogrants@ohsai.org 
 

Navigating the Grant Writing and 
Grant Management Processes

Event capacity is limited due to space. No more than 2 registrations per Region V grantee agency. Registrations will be accepted until the event is full.

Tuesday, October 30

1pm to 2:15pm General Session
Shifting Head Start Culture and Approaches to Grants
Heather Wanderski, Regional Program Manager, Office of Head Start
Ann Linehan, Deputy Director, Office of Head Start
Dr. Deborah Bergeron, Director, Office of Head Start

 2:30pm to 4:30pm General Session
Overview of Grant Application Process, Instructions, and Red Flags  
Regional Office Staff
 
4:30pm to 6:00pm General Session
Conversation with Dr. Bergeron (Q&A/Listening Session)  

 

 Wednesday, October 31

9am to 12pm Breakout Sessions

Fiscal Components of Grant  (repeats in PM)
 Heather Wanderski

Program Goals (repeats in PM) 
 Karen McNamara

Writing Competitive Grants: Success When There Are No Guarantees (repeats in PM) 
 Dr. Timothy Nolan and Yolanda Winfrey, National Centers for Learning Excellence, Inc.

The Data Literate Grant: Integrating Data-Driven Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) (repeats in PM)
 Dr. Greg Dixon, Data Consultant

Community Assessment
 STG/TTA Staff

 

1:30pm to 4:30pm  Breakout Sessions 

Fiscal Components of Grant  (repeat of AM session)
 Heather Wanderski

Program Goals (repeat of AM session)
 Karen McNamara

Writing Competitive Grants: Success When There are No Guarantees (repeat of AM session) 
 Dr. Timothy Nolan and Yolanda Winfrey, National Centers for Learning Excellence, Inc.

The Data Literate Grant: Integrating Data-Driven CQI (repeat of AM session)
 Dr. Greg Dixon, Data Consultant

Writing Grants to Maximize Resources
 Janice Stephens, Fiscal Consultant

 

Thursday, November 1st

8:30am to 10:15am  Breakout Sessions

Developing Sustainability for Non-Federal Share 
 Janice Stephens, Fiscal Consultant

Putting It All Together
 Mary Burns, Dayvenia Chesney, Jeff Lakes and Scott Siegrfried, Miami Valley Child Development   Centers (EHS/HS, EHS-CCP Grantee)

Data Visualization Across Organization  
 Dr. Greg Dixon, Data Consultant

Peer Processing/What Next?
 Discussion Facilitated by State Association Executive Directors Gayle Kelly (Minnesota), Laurie Morrison-Frichtl (Illinois) and Barbara Haxton (Ohio)

 10:30am to 12:00pm Closing General Session

Regional Office Updates  Heather Wanderski 

NHSA Updates   Tommy Sheridan, NHSA  


Participants will select sessions to attend as part of the registration process. Click here to view more detailed agenda.

Registration Fee: $350

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