APPENDIX B
Workshop Agendas and Speakers

DEMOGRAPHICS, LIFE CIRCUMSTANCES, AND NEEDS OF HEAD START AND HEAD START-ELIGIBLE FAMILIES

November 21-22, 1994

Georgetown University Conference Center

3800 Reservoir Road, NW

Washington, DC

Chair, Sheldon White

NOVEMBER 21, 1994

8:30-9:00

Continental Breakfast

9:00-9:15

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Speaker: Sheldon White, Harvard University

9:15-10:00

Overview of Head Start: Contemporary Context for Policy and Research and Charge to the Roundtable

Speakers: Olivia Golden and Helen Taylor

Administration on Children, Youth, and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

10:00-10:45

Demographics of Head Start Families

Roundtable Member: Gregg Powell, National Head Start Association

Speaker: Sandra Hofferth, University of Michigan



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Beyond the Blueprint Directions for Research on Head Start's Families APPENDIX B Workshop Agendas and Speakers DEMOGRAPHICS, LIFE CIRCUMSTANCES, AND NEEDS OF HEAD START AND HEAD START-ELIGIBLE FAMILIES November 21-22, 1994 Georgetown University Conference Center 3800 Reservoir Road, NW Washington, DC Chair, Sheldon White NOVEMBER 21, 1994 8:30-9:00 Continental Breakfast 9:00-9:15 Welcome and Opening Remarks Speaker: Sheldon White, Harvard University 9:15-10:00 Overview of Head Start: Contemporary Context for Policy and Research and Charge to the Roundtable Speakers: Olivia Golden and Helen Taylor Administration on Children, Youth, and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 10:00-10:45 Demographics of Head Start Families Roundtable Member: Gregg Powell, National Head Start Association Speaker: Sandra Hofferth, University of Michigan

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Beyond the Blueprint Directions for Research on Head Start's Families 10:45-11:00 Break 11:00-11:45 Teenage Parents/Multigenerational Families Roundtable Member and Speaker: Suzanne Randolph, University of Maryland 11:45-12:30 Community Context: Children and Violence Roundtable Member: Claudia Coulton, Case Western Reserve University Speaker: Barry Zuckerman, Boston City Hospital 12:30-1:30 Lunch 1:30-2:15 Mental Health Needs of Head Start Children and Families Roundtable Member and Speaker: Jane Knitzer, National Center for Children in Poverty 2:15-3:00 Needs of Language-Minority Families Roundtable Member: Eugene Garcia, U.S. Department of Education Speaker: Luis Laosa, Education Testing Service 3:00-3:15 Break 3:15-4:00 Needs of AFDC/JOBS Mothers Roundtable Member: Martha Moorehouse, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Speaker: Randale Valenti, Department of Public Aid, Illinois CLOSED SESSION 4:00-5:15 Bias Discussion for Roundtable Members 5:15-6:00 Reception with Invited Guests and Speakers 6:00-8:00 Dinner: Roundtable Members and Invited Speakers

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Beyond the Blueprint Directions for Research on Head Start's Families NOVEMBER 22, 1994 8:30-9:00 Continental Breakfast 9:00-9:45 Experiences of Migrant Families Roundtable Member: Carole Clarke, Center for Education and Manpower Resources Speaker: Mary Lou de Leon Siantz, Indiana University CLOSED SESSION 9:45-11:00 Discussion of Issues Raised in the Presentations 11:00-11:15 Break 11:15-12:30 Continued Discussion of Issues Raised in Presentations 12:30-1:30 Lunch 1:30-2:00 Plans for Next Meetings

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Beyond the Blueprint Directions for Research on Head Start's Families EFFECTS AND EXPERIENCES OF FAMILY-LEVEL INTERVENTIONS December 16-17, 1994 National Research Council 2001 Wisconsin Avenue, NW Washington, DC Chair, Sheldon White DECEMBER 16, 1994 8:30-9:00 Continental Breakfast 9:00-9:15 Welcome and Opening Remarks Speaker: Sheldon White, Harvard University 9:15-9:45 Charge to the Roundtable Speaker: Olivia Golden, Administration on Children, Youth, and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 9:45-10:45 Frameworks for Examining the Effects of Family Support Initiatives Head Start in the Context of Family Support Models Roundtable Member: Heather Weiss, Harvard Graduate School of Education Issues in Designing a Family Support Program Evaluation Speakers: Jean Layzer, Abt Associates, and Lynn Kagan, Bush Center on Child Development and Social Policy, Yale University 10:45-11:00 Break

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Beyond the Blueprint Directions for Research on Head Start's Families 11:00-12:30 Supporting Parent Involvement Roundtable Member: Willie Epps, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville Current Vision and Strategy for Involving Parents in Head Start Speaker: Marlys Gustafson, Administration on Children, Youth, and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Intervention Strategies for Hard-to-Engage Parents Speaker: Susan Young, Staten Island Mental Health Society Reaching Fathers Speaker: James Levine, Families and Work Institute 12:30-1:30 Lunch 1:30-3:00 Supporting Family Self-Sufficiency: Head Start and Other Programs Roundtable Member: Valora Washington, W.K. Kellogg Foundation Head Start Family Service Centers Speaker: Janet Swartz, Abt Associates Project Match: Step-Up With Head Start Speaker: Toby Herr, Project Match Comprehensive Child Development Centers Speaker: Robert St. Pierre, Abt Associates, and Michael Lopez, Administration on Children, Youth, and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 3:00-3:15 Break

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Beyond the Blueprint Directions for Research on Head Start's Families 3:15-4:45 Addressing Health and Mental Health Needs Roundtable Member: Jack Shonkoff, Brandeis University Effects of Managed-Care on the Health Needs of Poor Families Speaker: Sara Rosenbaum, George Washington University Mental Health Consultation: Serving Caregivers and Families Speaker: Kadija Johnston, University of California, San Francisco Free to Grow Project: A Community Perspective Speaker: John Love, Mathematica Policy Research Inc 4:45-5:30 Summing Up: Issues for Research Speakers: Heather Weiss, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Jean Layzer, Abt Associates, and Lynn Kagan, Bush Center on Child Development and Social Policy, Yale University 5:30-6:00 Reception with Invited Guests and Speakers 6:00-8:00 Dinner: Roundtable Members and Invited Speakers DECEMBER 17, 1994 8:00-8:30 Continental Breakfast 8:30-10:15 Discussion of Issues Raised in the Presentations 10:15-10:30 Break 10:30-12:00 Continued Discussion of Issues

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Beyond the Blueprint Directions for Research on Head Start's Families 12:00-1:00 Lunch with Speaker Caring for Young Children in Violent Environments Speaker: Joy Osofsky, Louisiana State University 1:00-2:00 Closing Discussion

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Beyond the Blueprint Directions for Research on Head Start's Families DIVERSITY AND IMPLICATIONS FOR HEAD START January 12-13, 1995 National Research Council 2001 Wisconsin Avenue, NW Washington, DC Chair, Sheldon White JANUARY 12, 1995 8:30-9:00 Continental Breakfast 9:00-9:15 Welcome and Opening Remarks Speaker: Sheldon White, Harvard University 9:15-10:15 Alternative Family Structure Among Poor Families: Issues for Head Start Speaker: Robin Jarret, Loyola University of Chicago 10:15-10:30 Break 10:30-11:30 Challenges of Serving Immigrant Families and Children Speaker: Deborah Phillips, Board on Children, Youth, and Families 11:30-12:30 Meeting the Needs of Language-Minority Children in Head Start Speaker: Claude Goldenberg, California State University, Long Beach 12:30-1:30 Lunch 1:30-2:00 Discussion of Working Group Assignments 2:00-4:00 Working Group Meetings

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Beyond the Blueprint Directions for Research on Head Start's Families 4:15-5:30 Reports From Working Groups and Discussion 5:30-6:00 Reception with Invited Guests and Speakers 6:00-8:00 Dinner with Roundtable Members and Invited Speakers JANUARY 13, 1995 8:30-9:00 Continental Breakfast 9:00-10:00 Continuation of Bias Discussions 10:00-12:00 Continuation of Working Groups 12:00-1:00 Lunch 1:00-2:00 Final Summing Up

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Beyond the Blueprint Directions for Research on Head Start's Families Workshop Speakers John Busa, Administration on Children, Youth, and Families, Washington, DC Carole Clarke, Center for Education and Manpower Resource, Ukiah, CA Mary Lou de Leon Siantz, Indiana University Olivia Golden, Administration on Children, Youth, and Families, Washington, DC Claude Goldenberg, California State University, Long Beach, CA Jim Griffin, Administration on Children, Youth, and Families, Washington, DC Marlys Gustafson, Administration on Children, Youth, and Families, Washington, DC Toby Herr, Project Match, Erikson Institute, Chicago, IL Sandra Hofferth, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan Robin Jarret, Loyola University of Chicago Kadija Johnston, University of California, San Francisco Sharon Lynn Kagan, Bush Center on Child Development and Social Policy, Yale University Jane Knitzer, National Center for Children in Poverty, New York, NY Luis Laosa, Education Testing Service, Princeton, NJ Jean Layzer, Abt Associates, New York, NY James Levine, Families and Work Institute, New York, NY Michael Lopez, Administration on Children, Youth, and Families, Washington, DC John Love, Mathematica Policy Research, Inc., Princeton, NJ Ruth Hubel McKey, Administration on Children, Youth, and Families, Washington, DC Joy Osofsky, Louisiana State University Deborah Phillips, Board on Children, Youth, and Families Gregg Powell, National Head Start Association, Alexandria, VA Suzanne Randolph, University of Maryland Sara Rosenbaum, George Washington University Robert St. Pierre, Abt Associates, New York, NY Janet Swartz, Abt Associates, Cambridge, MA Helen Taylor, Administration on Children, Youth, and Families, Washington, DC

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Beyond the Blueprint Directions for Research on Head Start's Families Randale Valenti, Department of Public Aid, Springfield, IL Heather Weiss, Graduate School of Education, Harvard University Susan Young, Staten Island Mental Health Society, Staten Island, NY Barry Zuckerman, Boston City Hospital, Boston, MA