HIPPY USA 2016 National Conference


About the Event

HIPPY USA's national conference meets the training and professional development needs of top-level HIPPY staff and professionals, early childhood educators, literacy practitioners, and educational leaders. Hosted at the Rosen Plaza Hotel, this event is designed to provide information and resources surrounding best practices, research, marketing, and other continuous improvement strategies and features early childhood experts and innovative leaders in outcomes-based evaluation, evidence-based research, and home visiting collaborations.  

The event began with our Avima D. Lombard Award Banquet on Sunday evening, April 3. Workshop sessions began on Monday, April 4 with Keynote Speaker: Ellen Galinsky, President and Co-Founder of Families and Work Institute (FWI) and author of Mind in the Making: The Seven Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs, Ask the Children and The Six Stages of Parenthood.

The conference agenda includes enriching and important sessions, opportunities to network, and time to discover Orlando! 

Conference session topics include:

  • Supervision, Leadership & Training
  • Continuous Quality Improvement
  • HIPPY Curriculum
  • Family Engagement
  • Program Innovation
  • Program Recruitment and Retention Strategies
  • Collaborations and Partnerships
  • Much more!

Make plans to join HIPPY USA as we continue to close the achievement gap in early childhood education.

Contact the national office at 501.537.7726 if you have questions or need more information.