With so many events happening in a short period of time--Advocacy Day, APM, Community Assessment, Planned Language training and the NHSA Annual Conference--we have decided to cancel the 3/27 KHSA/OHS/OCC Annual Meeting in Wichita. We apologize for the inconvenience.
KHSA is hosting an Early Learning Advocacy Day at the Capitol on March 28, 2018.
This is an opportunity for Head Start parents and Early Learning Champions to share their stories and interests with Kansa policy makers.
Time: 9:00 - 3:00
Location: State Capitol Visitor Center Classroom
Lunch will be provided. Max of 40 attendees
We are working with a team of parents to devise the agenda for the morning.
**You are responsible for scheduling your visits with your senators and representatives. Please schedle your visits ahead of March 28.**
9:00 - 11:00 Preparation Workshop - advocacy prep and issue updates
11:00 - 2:00 Visits with your Representative and Senator - PLEASE SCHEDULE YOUR VISITS AHEAD OF TIME
2:00 Report back to Classroom with the results from your visits
Following our January 2018 APM elections, we are pleased to welcome:
Shelby Hubert, NKESC, Director Representative
Sandra Halling, Bright Beginnings Early Childhood Center, Staff Representative
KHSA has five open positions on our board. To nominate yourself or someone else, please see our board nomination form and job description.
Fact sheet: Nearly 1 in 4 kids under age 5 have had tooth decay, which can have lasting consequences. But risk assessments can help put kids on a path to good oral health.
A new resource from Child Care Aware of Kansas. Note that there are different signups for parents/families and for child care providers.
Direct links for the new texting-program resource from Child Care Aware of Kansas.
The KSKIDS Parent Enrollment page is: http://www.ks.childcareaware.org/fill-form-enroll-texting-program-receive-parenting-information-fingertips/
The CCAKS Provider Enrollment page is: http://www.ks.childcareaware.org/fill-form-enroll-texting-program-receive-early-childhood-information-fingertips/