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National Native American Heritage Month—Celebrating School Readiness in Tribal Early Childhood Programs Across the United States
Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST
Category: National Training or Event

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The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is pleased to announce a webinar focused on tribes’ school readiness efforts. This webinar will celebrate National Native American Heritage Month by highlighting steps taken by tribes in their work to support children and families for success in school and beyond. The webinar will also include information about national-, regional-, and state-level support, research, and resources to strengthen efforts by American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) early childhood (EC) programs as they implement culturally responsive school readiness strategies in their tribal communities.


This webinar is a collaborative effort among the following ACF partners:

· Early Childhood Training and Technical Assistance System

· Administration for Native Americans

· Tribal Early Childhood Research Center

· National AI/AN Head Start Collaboration Office

· Region XI Training and Technical Assistance (T/TA) Network

Topics for the Webinar

· Overview of school readiness in tribal EC programs

· Research and resources to strengthen EC school readiness approaches

· Setting the context for successful school readiness efforts in early care and education

· Sharing our journeys: AI/AN Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) grantee spotlight and AI/AN Head Start grantee spotlight

· Upcoming opportunities to continue the conversation on school readiness

Target Audience

The target audience includes those who work in the following EC areas:

· CCDF grantees

· Head Start and Early Head Start program staff members, parents, directors, managers, and administrators

· T/TA managers and providers

· Federal and Regional Office staff members

· State Collaboration Office directors

· Tribal leaders and state administrators.

Contact: NCTECD at [email protected] or call (877) 296-2401 (toll-free).