JOIN US IN SAN JOSE!
IDA Statewide 2019 Conference
September 13-14, 2019
Holiday Inn San Jose-Silicon Valley Hotel • 1350 North 1st Street, San Jose CA 95112
Room Block for this conference is SOLD OUT!

REGISTRATION IS OPEN TO ALL - JOIN US AT THE CONFERENCE!
Two days of exploration/learning, research, best practices, networking, and policy! 

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 NEW Session - Just added for IDA Statewide 2019 Conference

Friday, September 13, 2019 • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join us for an Early Start update from Sharon DeRego, LCSW, CA Early Start Coordinator.

Policy updates will focus on current Early Start activities - numbers served, current Part C grant, monitoring activities, etc.
Fran Chasen, IDA Policy Liaison and other members of the IDA Policy Committee will also share information on:
  • Hearing on Select Committee on Child Development Overview of Early Childhood  Intervention Services for Children with Special Needs
  • IDA Policy Webinars on Early Start issues and Next Steps
  • Infant Development Providers Survey Results
  • Recommendations from the Blue Ribbon Commission that impact Early Start
  • Developmental Services Task Force Work Group
  • Relevant legislation

Meet Our Keynote Speakers!

Friday, September 13, 2019
KRIS PERRY
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Deputy Secretary California Health and Human Services Agency and Senior Advisor to the Governor on Implementation of Early Childhood Development Initiatives

THE JOURNEY: How to impact the lives of the youngest children in California

 

Saturday, September 14, 2019
JULIE KURTZ, LMFT
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Co-Author of Trauma-Informed Practices for Early Childhood Educators: Relationship-Based Approaches that Support Healing and Build Resilience in Young Children

Growing Human(e) Beings: A Job of Superheros!

Special Book Signing Opportunity 
Meet Julie Kurtz, LMFT during the luncheon to purchase her book and have it signed. 
Luncheon - September 14, 2019

Click Photo to see book cover!

Agenda/Session Descriptions/Learning Objectives/Presenter Bios
Open links for each session title below.

Friday, September 13, 2019
Note: Some session titles are abbreviated. Open link for full title and descriptions:
7:00 am                    Registration Check-in and Morning Beverage Service
8:30 am                    Welcome
9:00 am                    Keynote: Kris Perry
10:15 am                  Opportunity Drawing Tickets
10:45 am-12:30 pm  Morning Sessions (Sessions filled on 1st come/1st served basis)

12:30 pm  Luncheon (lunch is provided as part of your conference fee)

2:00 pm-3:45 pm Afternoon Sessions (Sessions filled on 1st come/1st served basis)

4:00 pm-5:00 pm Policy Networking (see description near top of this web page)

Saturday, September 14, 2019
Note: Some session titles are abbreviated. Open link for full title and descriptions:
7:00 am                    Registration Check-in and Morning Beverage Service
8:30 am                    Welcome
9:00 am                    Keynote: Julie Kurtz, LMFT
10:15 am                  Opportunity Drawing Tickets
10:45 am-12:30 pm  Morning Sessions (Sessions filled on 1st come/1st served basis)

12:30 pm  Luncheon (lunch is provided as part of your conference fee)

  • Book signing: Julie Kurtz - Trauma-Informed Practices for Early Childhood Educators

2:00 pm-3:15 pm  General Session - Hiya Moriah

3:15 pm - 4:00 pm  

  • Book signing: Victoria Nelson - Hiya Moriah