POSTPONED: Early Childhood Tribal Workgroup

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The maximum of 4 registrations has been reached.
Registration Closed.
Agency: The Network
Agency Contact: Julie Philipps-DTAN
Agency Assistant: Angie Balfe 920-236-0885
Location: Lake of the Torches Resort
510 Old Abe Rd
Lac du Flambeau, WI 54538
Facility: TBD
1/31/2019 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM 8:30 am - 9:00 am | Registration and Continental 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


  • Salma Abadin, from the Healthy Wisconsin Leadership Institute, has been invited to share information of the possible next steps to sustaining and building a stronger multi-sector partnership.
  • Suzette Rembert and other members of the Native Breastfeeding Coalition of Wisconsin will join in the discussion of their participation.

Training Site and Lodging Location

Lake of the Torches Resort Casino
510 Old Abe Rd
Lac du Flambeau, WI 54538
Phone: (715) 588-7070

Participants are responsible for their own reservations and hotel costs. If your district is tax-exempt, be sure to bring a copy of the information with you when checking in.

Sponsored through a collaboration of funds and support from: 

  • Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians
  • Disproportionality Technical Assistance Network ("The Network") CESA 8
  • Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction


Pamela Torres
Culturally Responsive Early Childhood Project Coordinator, Disproportionality Technical Assistance Network
Phone: (920) 664-2788 or

Julie Philipps
Culturally Responsive Early Childhood Project Program Assistant, Disproportionality Technical Assistance Network
Phone: (920) 855-2114, ext. 249 or

David O'Connor
American Indian Studies Consultant, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction;
Program Lead - Culturally Responsive Early Childhood Project and Network for Native American Student Achievement, 
Disproportionality Technical Assistance Network
Phone: (608) 267-2283 or david.o'