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Conversion and Reduction in Enrollment Webinar Series —November 6, 2015 & November 20, 2015

The Head Start Act allows Head Start grantees to request conversion of funded enrollment slots and a reallocation of funds from Head Start to Early Head Start. It also allows for a reduction in enrollment to enhance quality. This Conversion and Reduction in Enrollment Clinic will help you better understand the steps or process needed to convert slots to serve younger children and/or reduction in enrollment . The panel of experts will provide information on what to think about before beginning the grant process. A review of facilities and equipment, staffing, qualifications of staff and program operations will be provided. Learn details about the process grantees follow when submitting a grant application, whether through the traditional refunding application or a separate grant amendment.

Full Day Model Clinic Webinar Series—December 4, 2015 & December 18, 2015

What does it take to serve children in a full day model? Join your colleagues and learn best practices for making a full day option part of your “menu of services” for families. A panel of experts will share best practices and challenges. By focusing on what it takes to provide full day services you can determine where to start planning and begin to put strategies in place. Being strategic and understanding the in’s and out’s will make this difficult task easier. In depth discussions on funding, facilities, staffing plans, monitoring and child care partnerships. Make sure to position your program for the future by discussing, discovering and developing strategies to support full day programming.

Each CLINIC consists of two webinar dates in one month. Each webinar will be two hours from 10am to Noon. The webinars will be conducted through Link to webinar meeting will be sent prior to meeting.

Registration Fee for BOTH CLINICs—$150.00 member / $185 non-member (includes FOUR total webinars)

Registration Fee for ONE CLINIC ONLY —$85.00 member / $120 non -member (includes TWO total webinars)

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Please note……

*All prices are per registrant, and apply to registration submitted by registration deadline—on site and late registration prices are higher

*NO CANCELLATIONS / Name changes will be accepted up to 72 hours before event

*Dates may be subject to change

*Pricing is meant for budgeting purposes only and may increase or decrease slightly due to unforeseen circumstances closer to the event

*No Refunds are available. Substitutions may be made up to five days prior to event. Refunds for “noshows” will not be made.

*Events may be added should additional training needs be identified.
*For additional questions please contact the IHSA office at 217-241-3511 or visit