This year The National Association for Young Children is extending tremendous support to Interest Forums. The Children of Incarcerated Parents Interest Forum (CHIPS) has two awards of $600 for travel expenses or conference registration fees specifically for CHIPS members who will be first time conference goers.
If you are interested in applying for the awards please answer the following questions:
Why are you a member of the Children of Incarcerated Parents Interest Forum?
What are your experiences or role with children with parents or family members in prison?
How do you plan on using the information gained at the NAEYC Conference in your community?
Send your responses to Quniana Futrell – firstname.lastname@example.org and Fran Roznowski – email@example.com by 11/5/2018.
Awardees will be notified by email on 11/10/2018. In addition, we will announce the winners during our annual interest forum meeting.
Reminding you again that the Children of Incarcerated Parents Interest Forum meeting will take place, Friday, 11/16/18 from 7:30 - 8:30 at the Marriott Marquis - Judiciary Sq. Awardees will be presented a certificate and token of our appreciation for their daily fight for these children and their families.
We hope all of you will join us at the Children of Incarcerated Parents Interest Forum's session at the NAEYC Annual Conference Preparing Early Childhood Classrooms for Children with Parents in Prison: Supporting Families, Children, and Ourselves on Fri., 11/16/2018 at 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM at the Washington Convention Center, Room 209C.
Quniana Futrell, ED.S.
Fran Roznowski, Ph.D.