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R.C.C. Strategic Plan Implementation Update Article, 12/00.

"Outcomes Planning Conference" will be held February 21-23, 2001 in Kansas City, Missouri, and will be sponsored by the Region VII Head Start Association, the HSQIC, and the University of Kansas Medical Center (QIC-D).  For more information call Ellen Wynn, CDI, 816 3565373.  

"New Coordinator and New Managers Conference", will be presented by Region VII February 5-7, 2001 in Overland Park , Kansas.  For more information call 913-451-6100.

"Moving Ahead" is a competency-based training program for Head Start leaders in Federal, Regional and local settings. Your agency has an opportunity to participate in the "Moving Ahead" curriculum learning experience with your Federal partners in Washington D.C. This innovative approach to professional development for the Head Start community is designed to support competency development or enhancement in skill areas critical to the continued success of Head Start.

The conference dates have been postponed to January of 2001.

Who: Migrant Head Start Programs are to register a minimum of two, maximum of three staff who will attend both sessions. The individuals attending will be asked to work on their individual skill development as well as plan how "Moving Ahead" will be utilized with others in their program. The cost per participant /per session is $100.

If your program is interested in applying, please contact your program specialist or Sandra Carton at 202 205-8397. Call today since space is limited. The contact person for logistics is Nichelle Millings, 202 9445243. More details will follow.

There is a Quality Development Associate position available with the Migrant Head Start Quality Improvement Center in the area of Health / Nutrition.  Click here to view the position announcement which is is .pdf format.  
The position of Director for the Migrant and Seasonal Head Start Program is open at NOWCAP located in Worland, WY.  Click here to view the position announcement which is in .pdf format.  
The revised grant application package has received approval from the Office of Management and Budget and was recently released. The use of the new package will put grantees on a three year cycle which will require a full application for one year and an abbreviated application for the remaining two years of the cycle.  The Head Start Bureau is anticipating submission via the internet which will utilize electronic signatures for approval.  A brief training was offered during the March conference.  Grant application forms are available on the Head Start Bureau Publications website at http://www.hskids-tmsc.org/publications/im00/imcont00.htm.


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