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Early Childhood
Quality Improvement Summit – East

Atlantic City, NJ
June 15-17, 2020

About the Quality Improvement Summit

This event is the first of its kind for early childhood programs.  It focuses on the tools and resources you need to move from traditional compliance to one of measurable program outcomes. For Head Start programs, it is a unique opportunity for stepping up to Performance Standard requirements around data and continuous quality improvement.


Mon, June 15 – Pre-Summit Training

12:30 Registration/Check In

1:00 Trainers TBA

5:00 Training Concludes

Tues, June 16 – Summit

8:00 Registration, Coffee & Tea

9:00 Plenary Program

5:00 Reception

Wed, June 17 – Summit

8:00 Coffee & Tea

8:30 Plenary Program

10:30 Breakout Sessions

11:30 Luncheon & Keynote

1:00 Breakout Sessions

2:00 Adjourn

June 15-17, 2020 in Atlantic City, NJ
Quality Improvement Summit

Speakers TBA


Pre-Conference Training – June 15:

Half-day training: $195

Conference – June 16-17:

Early Registration:  $580 (January – March)

Regular Registration: $640 (April 1 – June 11)

Late/Onsite Registration: $710 (after June 11, space permitting)

Event registration will open in January, 2020.
Event co-hosts are the Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York Head Start Associations.

Exhibitors and Sponsors

The Q.I. Summit is a great opportunity to connect with early childhood program directors and managers who are leading the way around data and quality improvement. For details on exhibitor, advertising or sponsorship opportunities, click the button below.


The Summit will be held at Harrah’s Resort, Atlantic City. The venue boasts a brand new conference area, newly renovated sleeping rooms, a dozen dining options, shopping, live shows and is a quick ride to the beach and boardwalk.

The room rate is $99 per night plus a discounted, $15 resort fee. The hotel’s additional person fee is $20 per person.


Harrah’s Resort
777 Harrah’s Blvd
Atlantic City, New Jersey 08401


Room Reservations:        888-516-2215 (8am-2am EST seven days a week)
Group name:                     Early Intel Quality Summit 
Group code:                      TBA

What People are Saying

Participant feedback from previous Summits

“I’ll be sharing a lot with my team about presenting and analyzing data and about chronic absence. Got new and relevant ideas. Very applicable to our work.”

“Learning about various data collection tools was really valuable.”

“Panel discussion and speakers were all excellent! Stuart’s ability to engage and demonstrate examples of how to make data tell a story was so beneficial. Thank you!”

“Examples of real data….it opened my eyes as to what to collect and what to do with what we’ve collected for CQI.”

“The hands on “real” tools and strategies to help us do this work at home is invaluable.”

“Opening panel was full of ah-hah! Moments and it set the tone and expectations for the rest of the event.”

“The topic and the varied speakers were great. Loved the variety.”

“All the information was amazing. I like that I didn’t have to choose which sessions to attend.”


Registration contact TBA in January, 2020.

For program and content questions, contact
Marcia Durst

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