Head Start Basics
Online • On-Demand • 10 PD Hrs
This course trains new and returning staff on the basics of Head Start—the program’s history, parent and family engagement, health policies, Head Start Program Performance Standards (HSPPS), and more!
Hiring new staff? Getting them trained on the basics of Head Start and the training required by the Office of Head Start is vital. But, it can also be very overwhelming and time-consuming to plan and implement. Head Start Basics is a ten-hour course designed to train new and returning staff on the basics of Head Start. In addition to exploring the program’s 56-year history, the modules cover everything from parent and family engagement, health policies, the HSPPS, and more!
Course Level: Beginner
Target Audience: Instruction and Effective Practice, Leadership and Management, Parents and Families, Program Operations, Support Services
Course Meeting Times: None
Completion Timeline/Duration: Self-Paced
Head Start Alignment: Satisfies about 75% of the OHS training requirements in the Head Start Program Performance Standards. It is recommended this course be taken with Bias Busters Basics to meet more of the OHS required training.
- Online, Self-Paced Content
- 10 Hours of Course Material
- Video Content
- 3 Months of Access to Online Course
- Digital Badge
- Certificate of Completion
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