2018 Preservice Training

2018 Preservice Training


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HIPPY USA 2018 Preservice Training

July 22 through 27 in Little Rock, AR
Marriott Downtown Little Rock

(Registration has closed. Please call 501.537.7726 or email jhenk@hippyusa.org for more information.)

Designed for HIPPY staff to gain more knowledge about the HIPPY model, curriculum and the essence of HIPPY, this is a required training for new coordinators, assistant coordinators and supervisors looking to fulfill Accreditation Standard 7.


HIPPY Preservice Training
July 22nd-27th, 2018

(Registration has closed. Please call 501.537.7726 or email jhenk@hippyusa.org for more information.)

Residence Inn by Marriott Little Rock Downtown
219 River Market Avenue
Little Rock, AR  72201

Hotel Reservations
HIPPY USA has reserved a room block at the Residence Inn by Marriott Little Rock Downtown. Please go here or call 501.376.7200 to book your hotel room. The cost is $129 per night plus room tax. Go here for more information about the hotel. The deadline to book hotel rooms is June 22nd.

Preservice Training Costs

 Participant category

 Length of training attendance


 First full-week attendee

 Attends through Friday (7/27)


 Additional full-week   attendee 

 Attends through Friday (7/27), but is  the second participant from the   same agency



 Attends through Tuesday (7/24)


Preservice Training Registration
Registration has closed. Please call 501.537.7726 or email jhenk@hippyusa.org for more information.
 Onsite check-in for all participants will take place beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Monday (July 23rd). During this time, you will receive your training manual, name tag and hospitality packet.

The Residence Inn by Marriott Little Rock Downtown DOES NOT offer complimentary transportation to and from the airport. Please go here for the map and directions to the hotel.

Breakfast is included in your hotel reservation. Lunch will be provided for all participants Monday through Friday. Dinner will be provided for all participants on Thursday evening only. Beverages and snacks will be provided during afternoon breaks. Attendees are responsible for all other meals.

Little Rock is very warm (average high-91 degrees) with high humidity during the summer months, so please pack light, comfortable clothing for your stay. However, please be advised that the meeting room will probably be well air-conditioned, so you may want to bring a sweater or a light jacket to wear indoors. Feel free to dress comfortably (business casual) for the training sessions.

Training overview
The training sessions will take place at the hotel and surrounding venues. Please be advised that the training is highly interactive and that your active participation will help make this event a success.
Little Rock is a fabulous city, with lots of good food, fun places to go and very gracious and hospitable people. This will come in handy if you are arriving Saturday night and need ideas for how to spend your Sunday.
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If you have any further questions about training or logistics, please email Jennifer Henk or call 501.537.7731. We look forward to meeting you and working with you!