2018 CHILD HEALTH, EDUCATION, AND CARE SUMMIT

Agenda

April 10, 2018 - April 12, 2018

Hilton Los Angeles North/Glendale


 

Tuesday - April 10

 
7:30 am - 9:00 am
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Breakfast and Networking
Full Breakfast Buffet
Glendale Grand Ballroom
   
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Quality Counts Workshops
Concurrent Workshops
   
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
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Lunch and Speakers
Gerrit Westervelt, WestEd's Center for Child & Family Studies and Abby Thorman, Manager of Early Childhood Innovations, University of Florida
Glendale Grand Ballroom
   
1:45 pm - 3:15 pm
Pre-Summit Session 1
  • 384 Miles to the Oregon Border: Collaboration in Long-Distance Partnerships
  • Close the Gap - Local and Sustainable PreK–3 Alignment
  • Early Quality Matters: Engaging Family, Friends, and Neighbors in Quality Initiatives
  • Get in the Game of Data: Tools to Interpret, Reflect Upon and Plan Environment, Interactions and Daily Routines Using Data
  • QRIS and Help Me Grow: Early Identification and Intervention Partners
  • QRIS Beyond the Matrix: Leadership Development and Racial Equity in Early Care and Education
  • The Coaching Continuum: Utilizing Parallel Process and Research-Based Strategies to Build Capacity in Coaches and Workforce Members
  • Using Parallel Process to Evaluate and Guide Local QRIS Implementation
   
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Pre-Summit Session 2
 

Wednesday - April 11

 
7:30 am - 9:00 am
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Breakfast and Networking
Full Breakfast Buffet
Glendale Grand Ballroom
   
9:00 am - 10:15 am
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Morning Keynote
Dr. Andrew N. Meltzoff, Professor of Psychology, Co-Director, Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences
Glendale Grand Ballroom
   
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Summit Session 1
  • A Life Course Framework for Improving the Lives of Boys and Men of Color
  • Ensuring Children are Ready to Learn by Reducing Chronic Early Absence
  • Envisioning the Future of Early Education: How County Office of Education Regional Hubs Can Help Create Cohesive and Inclusive Programs
  • Essentials for Childhood Introduces Two New Initiatives Focused on Understanding Childhood Adversity, Preventing Trauma and Building Resilience
  • Mapping Disparities in Access to Early Childhood Education Programs in California
  • Responsive Early Education for Young Children and Families Experiencing Homelessness
  • Systemwide Implementation of Motivational Interviewing to Engage Families in Relationship-based Approaches
  • Telling Your Story: One District’s Journey Toward Putting Early Learning on the Map
  • The Marijuana Boom: Cultivating Alternative Revenues for Children’s Services
   
12:15 pm - 1:45 pm
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Lunch and Keynote
Dr. Dana Suskind, Founder of the Thirty Million Words Initiative
Glendale Grand Ballroom
   
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Summit Session 2
  • 1000 Days in Gap City: Exploring the Relationship Between the Breastfeeding Gap and the Word Gap
  • A Father's Role in Supporting Their Child's Development
  • Develop Leadership within the Field of Early Childhood Education
  • Learning from the Experts: Using Empathy Interviews with Families to Guide Programs and Policy Change
  • Narrowing the Kindergarten Readiness Opportunity Gap in Alum Rock, East San Jose: Creating Systemic Pathways to Success for All Children
  • Strategies for Public and Institutional Policy Change to Advance the Workplace Rights of New Parents
  • The Children Need Us; Recognizing Our Role in Working with and Healing Hurting Children
  • Transforming the Workforce: Early Childhood Education Workforce Efforts in California
   
3:45 pm - 5:15 pm
Summit Session 3
  • Building an Inclusive Preschool System: How New Legislation and Promising Practices Are Decreasing Barriers to Inclusion
  • Child Abuse Prevention and Parent Retention: Changing Lives through ACEs Parent Education Components and Reflection/Resilience Activities
  • Child Care Bridge: An Interactive Two-County Panel on Successes, Challenges, and Lessons Learned
  • Creating a Strategic Approach to Strengthen, Integrate, Expand, and Sustain Solano County’s Early Childhood System
  • Dental Services - Los Angeles County
  • Family Engagement: Improving Health Literacy, Health Behaviors, and Site Policies for Staff and Parents
  • From Pilots to State System Change
  • Improving Quality through Shared Services: A Systems Change Strategy for Early Care and Education Providers
  • Moving from Insights to Action on School Readiness in the Bay Area
  • Strengthening Connections with the Physical Health Sector: Lessons Learned from the Prenatal to Age 5 Workforce Development Project
  • Understanding Barriers to Fathers' Engagement with Their Children and Support Services and Introduction to the Alameda County Father Friendly Principles
   
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Evening Reception
Hosted by American Institutes for Research
Brand Terrace North
 

Thursday - April 12

 
7:30 am - 9:00 am
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Breakfast and Networking
Full Breakfast Buffet
Glendale Grand Ballroom
   
9:00 am - 10:45 am
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Morning Keynotes
Dowell Myers, Ph.D., Professor, Sol Price School of Public Policy, USC, and Dr. Ajay Chaudry, Co-author of "Cradle to Kindergarten: A new plan to combat inequality
Glendale Grand Ballroom
   
11:00 am - 12:15 pm
Summit Session 4
   
12:15 pm - 1:45 pm
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Lunch and Keynote
Dr. Vincent Felitti, Physician and Health Researcher; One of the world's foremost experts on childhood trauma
Glendale Grand Ballroom
   
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Closing Keynote
Mario Lopez, Recipient of Talk. Read. Sing. Award
Glendale Grand Ballroom
   
3:00 pm
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Summit Adjourns
Glendale Grand Ballroom