The Office of Head Start (OHS) is holding 2013 Tribal Consultations with leaders of Tribal Governments operating Head Start (including Early Head Start) programs for each of the nine geographic regions where American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) Head Start programs are located. Tribal leaders and their designees, including AIAN Head Start directors, are welcome to participate. These sessions have been scheduled in the coming months:
Wednesday, October 23, 2013–Fairbanks, Alaska
Fairbanks Princess Riverside Lodge,
4477 Pikes Landing Road
Fairbanks, AK 99709; and
Tuesday, October 29, 2013–Rapid City, South Dakota
Best Western Ramkota Hotel and Conference Center
2111 N. LaCrosse Street, Rapid City, SD 57701
Tribal leaders and designated representatives interested in submitting written testimony or proposing agenda topics for this Consultation should contact Robert Bialas, Regional Program Manager – Region XI, at 202-205-9497 or Robert.Bialas@acf.hhs.gov. Proposals must be submitted at least three days in advance of the Consultation and include a brief description of the topic area along with the name and contact information of the suggested presenter.
Learn more and register for the events at the Head Start website.