Summary: Pursuant to the Improving Head Start for School Readiness Act of 2007, Public Law 110-134, notice is hereby given of one-day Tribal Consultation Sessions to be held between the Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Head Start leadership and the leadership of Tribal Governments operating Head Start (including Early Head Start) programs. The purpose of these Consultation Sessions is to discuss ways to better meet the needs of American Indian and Alaska Native children and their families, taking into consideration funding allocations, distribution formulas, and other issues affecting the delivery of Head Start services in their geographic locations [42 U.S.C. 9835, Section 640(l)(4)].
Action Dates: March 22 and April 3, 2012
Addresses: 2012 Office of Head Start Tribal Consultation Sessions will be held at the following locations: Thursday, March 22, 2012—Phoenix, Arizona—Sheraton Crescent Hotel, 2620 West Dunlap Avenue Phoenix, AZ 85021; Tuesday, April 3, 2012—Billings, Montana—Holiday Inn Grand Montana, 5500 Midland Road, Billings, MT 59101.
Contact: Camille Loya, Acting Regional Program Manager Region XI, email Camille.Loya@acf.hhs.gov or phone (202) 401-5964. Additional information and online meeting registration is available athttp://www.headstartresourcecenter.org.