National Indian Education Association 50th Anniversary Convention and Trade Show

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October 8-12, 2019
Minneapolis, MN

FHI 360 is honored to have worked with our tribal partners for almost 30 years and to participate this year in the National Indian Education Association (NIEA) 50th anniversary convention and trade show. We are committed to working closely with leaders on programs that are customized for the needs of their communities.

 

We look forward to collaborating with everyone in Minneapolis. You can find a snapshot of our sessions and resources below. Visit us at booth #315, next to the internet lounge, for book giveaways and more or to learn about some of our work with our partners.

FHI 360 Events and Sessions

Tuesday October 8, 2019

9:00am-12:00pm CDT Pre-conference Session: Early Care and Education
Room: M101A
Hosted by the National Indian Child Care Association and the National Indian Head Start Directors Association
Facilitator: Micker Richardson, Associate Director of Programs, Head Start Region XI Collaboration Office, FHI 360
9:00–10:00am Brain Development
10:00–11:00am The Importance of Continuous, Quality Care
11:00–11:30am Early Care and Education in Indian Country
11:30am–12:00pm How to Become a CCDF, EHS/HS, and/or EHS-CC Partnership Grantee
1:00-5:00pm CDT Pre-conference Session: Preparing Children for Life-long Learning
Room: M101A
Hosted by the National Indian Child Care Association and the National Indian Head Start Directors Association
Facilitator: Micker Richardson, Associate Director of Programs, Head Start Region XI Collaboration Office, FHI 360
1:00–2:00pm Brain Development
2:00-3:00pm Early Care and Education in Indian Country
3:00-5:00pm Lifelong Learning

Wednesday October 9, 2019

3:00-4:15pm CDT Planning and Managing a Sustainable Language Revitalization Program
Room: M100F
Micker Richardson, Associate Director of Programs, Head Start Region XI Collaboration Office, FHI 360

Thursday October 10, 2019

9:00-10:15am CDT Development of CDC Eagle Books (K-3rd grade) for Violence and Injury Prevention
Room: M100D
Laura Planas, Research and Communications Manager, Social Marketing and Communications, FHI 360
Vivian García López, Early Education Consultant, Amerindigenous, LLC
10:30-11:45am CDT STEM Workshop — Developing a Positive Math Identity through Relevant Math Experiences
Room: M100B
Maryann Stimmer, Senior Technical Advisor, STEM Programs, Educational Equity, FHI 360

Friday October 11, 2019

1:45-4:30pm CDT Healthy and Active Living: A Tradition
Room: 102A
Micker Richardson, Associate Director of Programs, Head Start Region XI Collaboration Office, FHI 360
3:15-4:30pm CDT College Readiness — Preparing Native Youth for Success in College and Beyond
Room: 101I
Pam Carter, Associate Director of Research, National Institute for Work and Learning, FHI 360
Amanda Tachine, Assistant Professor, Higher Education, Arizona State University

Saturday October 12, 2019

8:30–9:45am CDT Tips and Suggestions for Writing a Successful Proposal
Room: M100E
Pam Carter, Associate Director of Research, National Institute for Work and Learning, FHI 360

FHI 360 Attendees

  • Pam Carter, Associate Director of Research, National Institute for Work and Learning
  • Katie Rose Dailey, Project Manager, Teacher Preparation and Professional Development
  • Laura Planas, Research and Communications Manager, Social Marketing and Communications
  • Micker Richardson, Associate Director of Programs, Head Start Region XI Collaboration Office
  • Maryann Stimmer, Senior Technical Advisor, STEM Programs, Educational Equity
  • Top photo credit: FatCamera/Getty Images