Early Childhood Tribal Workgroup: Improving Services to Native American Infants and Young Children with Disabilities

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Registration Closed.
Agency: The Network
Agency Contact: Pamela Torres
Agency Assistant: Angie Balfe - DTAN 920.236.0885
Location: North Star Mohican Casino Resort
W12180 Co Rd. A
Bowler, WI 54416
Facility: TBD
11/7/2017 08:30 AM - 02:00 PM 8:00 am - 8:30 am Registration and Buffet Breakfast (provided)


This early childhood tribal networking event will provide opportunities for facilitators, presenters, and participants to share information, resources, best practices, and model programs. As part of this workgroup, participants will:

  • participate in future planning to promote awareness of early childhood care and education for children and families within our tribal nations and communities
  • develop cross sector early childhood collaborations within each tribal nation and community
  • promote broader collaborative work between the tribal nations and communities and the state agencies

Target Audience

Early childhood administrators, professionals, teachers, program directors, and other leaders providing services to American Indian children, their families, and their communities from the following programs:

  • Child Care
  • Head Start, Preschool, and Early Head Start
  • Health Care
  • Home Visiting and Family Support
  • Parents and Parent Groups
  • Public, Private, Charter, and BIE Schools
  • Recipients of Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council (GLITC) Early Childhood/Race to the Top (RTTT) Mini-Grants 
  • Social Services
  • Tribal Education Directors and Staff
  • Tribal Council Leaders and Members

Location & Lodging

North Star Mohican Casino Resort
W12180 Co Rd. A
Bowler, WI 54416
Phone: (715) 787-3110

A block of rooms has been reserved at the rate of $71.20 at North Star Mohican Casino Resort until October 18, 2017.

Reservations are the responsibility of each individual attendee. Please reference “EC Tribal Workgroup” when making reservations to receive these special rates.


Reimbursement is available through the Tribal Workgroup. Contact Kelly Allen at or Heather Jordan at for reimbursement rules and forms. 

Sponsored by

The Tribal Workgroup is brought to you through a collaboration of funds and support from: 

Registration and Schedule

There are no fees to associated with this training, but pre-registration is required. 


  • Contact Pamela Torres, Culturally Responsive Early Childhood Project Coordinator at (920) 664-2788
  • Or Heather Jordon, Tribal Nations Coordinator for Early Childhood Services at (715) 588-3324 or

Future Dates to Save

  • February 6-7, 2018 (Location TBD)
  • May 16-17, 2018 (Location TBD)