Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 9:00 AM PDT
Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 4:00 PM PDT

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Rainbow Lodge 
46820 SE Mt Si Rd
North Bend, WA 98045

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Washington State Assn of Head Start & ECEAP 

WSTC Parent Leadership Conference 2020

Parent Leadership 2017

Our popular Parent Leadership Conference is coming up in May. This is an event that parents LOVE - an opportunity to develop leadership, communications and advocacy skills that will both help them personally and help your policy council! This training will be very interactive, so parents will get a lot of practice with their developing skills.


May 12, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

May 13, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Curriculum includes:

  • Communications and Collaboration Training – What is your communications style?  How can you most effectively work in a group?  How do you work with others to develop goals and plans that are clear, achievable, and will be completed successfully?
  • Negotiation and Conflict – Being able to master the skills of negotiation and conflict resolution is one key to success in all areas of human interaction – work, school, and home.  Parents will get some hands-on practice with these skills, based on common scenarios.
  • Advocacy – Effective advocacy, whether it is with an elected official, with your child’s teacher or with your boss, is about building relationships and understanding how to clearly convey your message in a way that is also clear to the listener.  Parents will hone their communication skills, learning how to craft messages that resonate with their listeners.
  • Leadership TrainingParents will learn skills that will help them become a leader not only in their Head Start and ECEAP communities but also at home. The skills they learn will be transferable to work and school.

See our flyer here!


Onsite Member Fee: $385 includes lodging (double occupancy), 1 breakfast, 2 lunches and 1 dinner

Commuter Member Fee: $250 includes 2 lunches and snacks

Onsite Non-member fee: $425 includes lodging (double occupancy),1 breakfast, 2 lunches and 1 dinner

Commuter Non-member fee: $285 includes 2 lunches and snacks.

Deadline for registration is 5/1, and there will be a late fee of $25.00 for registering on or after 5/1. 

Double occupancy means you will have a roommate. If you would like to have your own room it will be an extra $30.

We have limited scholarships to help defray expenses.  Click here to apply.

For questions or special needs please contact Katy at katy@wsaheadstarteceap.com.