Training & Workshops

What We Do

The Gravely Group Trainings

In addition to these specialized trainings, Mr. Gravely is also available to serve as a keynote speaker at your next annual or state conference. Feel free to contact us.

Head Start DRS Grant Writing
New! Grant Writing
The Gravely Group offers grant writing services for early learning agencies. If your agency is in the Designation Renewal System (DRS) Cohort 7, let The Gravely Group assist you in...
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board training
New! Pre-Service/In-Service Training
Preparing Your Staff for a Productive Program Year Audience: Center Directors This workshop will give program directors different techniques to prepare their staff for being succ...
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board shared governance
Board Training
“The nonprofit sector is like air — it is all around us.” The research of the Urban Institute indicates that for more than a decade, the nonprofit sector has experienced a s...
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Parent Engagement
Parent engagement is an ongoing process, and how parents choose to become involved may vary from individual to individual. Today, the person who parents a child in Head Start may b...
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effective meetings training
Effective Meetings
Parent Leaders who attend this workshop will learn their governance roles and how to effectively conduct the business of their policy council/committee. This training will provide ...
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program governance training
Program Governance
Effective Head Start governing bodies provide support and direction to guide organizations. When parents are more knowledgeable about the contents of the Head Start Act, the likeli...
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Performance Standards
Striving to improving 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...
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ERSEA Training
ERSEA: Proven Techniques and Procedures This workshop will provide Head Start Personnel with the tools to recruit, enroll, and retain families through proven marketing technique...
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Relationship Based Competencies
This training will focus on the 9 Relationship Based Competencies, and how to effectively make sure a program is incorporating them into their head start program, while making sur...
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Building Community Partnerships
This training will focus on community partnership building. Making positive connections and maintaining those partnerships, while also aligning what is required with what is reque...
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Client Testimonials

What They're Saying

North Carolina Community Action Association
City, State
Please know I value your leadership and respect the work you do not just here in North Carolina, but across the country. Your training, conversations and contributions are invaluable as the North Carolina Community Action Association carries out its mission of empowering agencies to help communities thrive.
Gulf Coast Community Services Association
City, State
Mere words inadequately describe the depth and breadth of appreciation to you for facilitating yet another amazing annual training for the GCCSA Governing Body. With over 45 in attendance, your compassion, competence, and creative approach to fostering a learning environment that was engagingly relevant, sustained the entire team throughout the duration.