Native American Child and Family Conference

Improving and promoting direct comprehensive services to children, families and communities served by Native American Head Start, Early Head Start and Child Care programs through training, technical assistance, communications and collaboration with various resources.


To provide quality workshops targeted toward building the knowledge base and beginning skills of front-line staff working directly with children and their families.


The goal of the Native American Child and Family Conference is to provide Head Start, Early Head Start, and Child Care programs with training opportunities to build their capacity in providing quality services.


To increase the knowledge base of program management staff in order to provide quality early childhood development services.


To provide a learning environment for sharing among programs for the benefit of young children moving to become future leaders in their communities.

Conference Objectives


The Southwest Consortium of Indian Head Start Programs regretfully announce that we are rescheduling the 2020 Native American Child and Family Conference (NACFC) in Scottsdale, AZ, March 30- April 2, 2020.  We have learned that many Tribes have announced travel restrictions due to the COVID -19 pandemic. It is out of an abundance of caution that we are rescheduling the 2020 NACFC for November 16-19, 2020. (more information to come). We hope you will be available to participate in November.  

If you have already registered and paid, we will be offering full refunds or credit for the rescheduled November 16-19, 2020 conference.  You will need to complete and submit this form by March 31.

Please remember to cancel any travel arrangements such as hotel, flights, or car rental ASAP.

2017 NACFC "Head Start Superheroes"

For questions about the NACFC, contact Teri Stringer at 405-360-2919 or



P.O. Box 5508

Norman, OK 73070


Tel: 405-360-2919

Fax: 405-360-3069