Region VII Head Start Association (R7HSA)
is seeking presenters for the 2024 Annual Conference
scheduled for June 4-6 (with Monday 06/03 reserved for pre-conference sessions/activities).
The in-person event will be held at the Sheraton Hotel/Convention Center located in Overland Park, Kansas.
The R7HSA 2024 conference framework will focus on the Office of Head Start's five priority areas with an emphasis on inclusive and equitable practices program-wide. It is anticipated that approximately 350 to 400 attendees, including Head Start & Early Head Start program executive directors, program directors, senior level managers, center site managers, parent leadership, front-line staff, specialists, and community partners will be in attendance.
Workshop content and instruction should be focused on the professional development needs of Head Start/Early Head Start staff to ensure they are provided the tools and resources needed to be successful in their positions. Adult learning principles should be applied and used throughout presentations providing the learner an opportunity to broaden their capacity and depth of knowledge.
The deadline for submission is March 15, 2024. The R7HSA Professional Development (PD) Committee serves as the review panel for all submissions. Notification of acceptance/regret will be made via email by March 29, 2024. Please complete the following information and submit a session proposal for consideration. Tip: Read through the submission fields/questions before starting the submission process.
Important: Please review the R7HSA General Event Presentation Guidelines below. This document contains important information regarding submissions for all R7HSA professional development events.
CLICK HERE to view the R7HSA Presenter Guidelines
Thank You for your interest and consideration in presenting at this important annual event designed to bring the Head Start community together!
We sincerely hope you will plan to join us in
Region VII where the
"Heartland and Heart Work" intersect!
Note: To ensure the safety of all in attendance including presenters, R7HSA follows all CDC, state and county guidelines in place at the time of R7HSA face to face events.