Agency Messages - May 2017

Agency Messages - May 2017 — May 25, 2017

The Iowa Head Start Association Board met Wednesday, May 17, 2017 and has the following messages for you:

Fall Institute and Annual Meeting save the date – September 21-23
Make plans now to join us for this year’s Early Care and Education Fall Institute September 21-23 and the IHSA annual meeting September 22.

Pre-Institute Sessions will include:

  • Child Care Grant and Proposal Writing
  • Winning Ways to Becoming a Better Supervisor
  • Shaping Healthy Children with Nature Explore and Farm to Early Care
  • The Power of Peers: Using peer-mediated strategies and embedded routines within routines to foster and support children’s social-emotional development.
  • Sensory Integration

Featured speaker: Rhian Evans Alvin, NAEYC Executive Director.

Open board positions
The IHSA board is planning for this year’s election and will have open positions.  If you are interested in serving on the board, or would like to know more about the board, please contact any of the board members or Ashley Otte – ashley@iowaaeyc.org.
 
Input on IHSA’s Strategic Plan
The IHSA board will conduct strategic planning in July and needs your help!  Please keep an eye out for a survey to grantees about how IHSA is serving you and what you would like to see IHSA do in the next program year.
 
Board Meeting Minutes
The Iowa Head Start Association board met on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Click here to view the minutes.