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Data Essentials

Online • Live • 7 PD Hrs

Data Essentials explores how data is used in practice in today’s Head Start world and answers two questions: “How can data be used to make things better?” and “How can I be sure that the data I collect helps children and families?”

Overview

Data is vital to measuring the impact of Head Start and line staff play are essential to ensuring the smooth operation of the “data workflow” that keeps the data environment healthy. Building on the Data Basics course, Data Essentials explores how data is used in practice in today’s Head Start world and answers two questions:

  1. “How can data be used to make things better?”
  2. “How can I be sure that the data I collect helps children and families?”

In addition to completing self-paced coursework online, candidates will be required to attend a live webinar.

Date: Monthly beginning in March 2022

Requirements/Prerequisites: Data Basics

Target Audience: Leadership and Management, Support Services

Completion Timeline/Duration: Two months

Meeting Times: The last Thursday of the month from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Course Outline

Course Facilitator

Dr. Greg Dixon

Dr. Greg Dixon

Dr. Greg Dixon is the Chief Analytics Officer at Acorn Evaluation. Dr. Greg is the leading designer of professional development programs to build data literacy in Head Start. He brings two decades of award-winning experience as a professor and curriculum designer to the development of programs that make data fun and accessible to all.

Registration Rates


Regular Rate: $425

NHSA Member Rate: $295

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Includes


  • Online, Self Paced Content
  • Live Webinar with Instructor
  • 7 Hours of Course Material
  • Video Content
  • 3 Months of Access to Online Course
  • Access to National Cohort of Peers
  • Digital Badge
  • Certificate of Completion with Professional Development Hours

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