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Welfare Research and Evaluation Conference (WREC)

For more than sixteen years, the WREC has been a leading forum for family self-sufficiency and poverty researchers, State and local administrators, practitioners and program operators and Federal officials and policymakers to network with peers and discuss cutting-edge research on family self-sufficiency and social welfare programs and policies.

WREC is moving to a biennial schedule and will hold its next gathering in 2016.

Head Start’s National Research Conference on Early Childhood

Since 1991, Head Start's Biennial National Research Conference on Early Childhood has provided professional recognition for the research field examining the needs of low income families with young children and the evidence-base for effective program services.

Head Start's 13th National Research Conference on Early Childhood will be held in Summer 2016.