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12 Management Systems

The Twelve Management Systems Wheel is a visual representation of how Head Start functions and maintains stability through effective leadership, management, and governance. This training is designed to help staff truly understand how these systems connect each other and generate a systemic flow for services to children and their families. Training Objectives: We will examine…

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Active Supervision: Creating + Enhancing a Culture of Safety

The Office of Head Start is looking deeper into the safe practices of Head Start programs nationwide. Reportable child incidents have increased since the pandemic. Several factors may lead to an increase in incidents. This in-depth training is designed to help programs understand the Office of Head Starts requirements for creating and maintaining safe, quality…

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Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS)

Head Start CLASS training

The CLASS Teacher-Child Observation Instrument is a vital part of the Head Start’s program monitoring and designation renewal process. We all know the National Average for CLASS, but do you know how to stay above it? With proper planning, effective conversations and an understanding of your curriculum this is a good start. This training will…

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ERSEA is Everyone’s Business

ERSEA: Proven Techniques and Procedures This workshop will provide Head Start Personnel with the tools to recruit, enroll, and retain families through proven marketing techniques and strict adherence to the performance standards. In addition, Performance Standards require that Policy Councils and Parent Committees must work in partnership with key management staff and the governing body…

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Focus Area One Monitoring Training

Accurate monitoring practices are crucial for compliance. Whether you have been selected for monitoring this year or anticipate one in the years ahead, this training allows you to effectively prepare your teams and systems to meet and exceed Head Start Program compliance. We offer trainings on both Focus Area One and Focus Area Two.  Our…

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Focus Area Two Monitoring Training

Accurate monitoring practices are crucial for compliance. Whether you have been selected for monitoring this year or anticipate one in the years ahead, this training allows you to effectively prepare your teams and systems to meet and exceed Head Start Program compliance. We offer trainings on both Focus Area One and Focus Area Two.  Our…

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Head Start Program Performance Standards

Striving to improve the Head Start for School Readiness Act of 2007, Congress instructed the Office of Head Start to update its performance standards and to ensure any such revisions to the standards do not eliminate or reduce quality, scope, or types of health, educational, parental involvement, nutritional, social, or other services programs provide. Now…

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History of Head Start

Nearly 60 years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson created Head Start, a program to help meet the emotional, social, health, nutritional, and psychological needs of preschool-aged children from low-income families. Since then, the program has made significant strides, and regulations have continued to evolve. Knowing about Head Start’s past will help us plan for its…

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