Date / Time

Friday, November 9, 2018 

10:00am to 3:00pm

Thursday, April 11, 2019 

10:00am to 3:00pm

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IHSA/IACAA Training Room 
3435 Liberty Drive
Springfield, IL 62704

Driving Directions 


Michelle Iocca 
Illinois Head Start Association 

Registration Fees:

Fee Includes both meetings with lite continental breakfast and lunch included on both days. 

Member Rate - $225.00 per person

Non Member Rate - $375.00 per person

SAFETY matters!

(Safety And Facility Education, Transportation for You)

Attention Transportation Directors and/or Managers! Would you like to come together with other like-minded thinkers and learners to discuss facility, safety and transportation issues?  Isn’t it hard sometimes trying to figure out ways to resolve issues that are only pertinent to Head Start? Join us to dialogue around safe environments and how it relates to your role in Head Start. Let’s network, share, talk and discuss as a group some of the important topics, questions and issues you are dealing with every day.


Potential Themes to be Included Meeting:
Emergency preparedness and response planning
Active Shooter Guidance: What we need to know? What is the most current advice?
Creating a culture of safety
Transporting children and supervising children on head start buses / dealing with challenging behaviors on the bus
Building, playground and overall facility safety
Ensuring healthy & safe environments
Bus drivers, bus monitors and personnel issues
Securement, restraints and child passenger safety
Building relationships with community partners and first responders
Facility issues and challenges 
Transportation of children with special health care needs
Outsourcing Transportation Services