Personal financial wellness improves quality of life and enhances Head Start programs’ staff’s ability to provide services and care to families In this course, learners explore evidence-based strategies for savings, paying off debt, and achieving your personal financial goals.
Early childhood educators are passionate about helping young children grow and learn. But it’s important to remember to prioritize financial wellness. In this course, we’ll dive into the principles of Money + Life Balance and provide strategies for Head Start staff to manage their finances as educators. Learners will develop a plan for their money and explore how to make informed financial decisions.
Together, we’ll cover the unique challenges that Head Start staff and their families face when it comes to money. Whether it’s budgeting, reducing debt, or saving for the future, we’ll provide practical tips and guidance.
This course covers attachment styles, the six stages of change, and how to set S.M.A.R.T. goals. It also explores how friends and family can influence an individual’s relationship with money and how to use that to its advantage.
Learn together! Managing finances as a family can help create a sense of unity, improve communication, and make it easier to achieve your financial goals. Each staff member is encouraged to invite a family member to take the course with them for free.
Registration is open and the course is available on-demand!
- Recommended: Financial Wellness Essentials is a great place to start! Available for program purchase, this course supports learners in developing financial literacy skills. Though not required, the Essentials course provides a solid foundation to build cash-flow plans. Interested in both? Purchase the bundle to save!
Target Audience:Instruction and Effective Practice, Program Operations, Support Services
Course Meeting Times:
The Beans will provide one full year of support to each household including monthly office hours via Zoom and live chat via text.
One year to complete self-paced coursework
Head Start Alignment:
This course supports programs in meeting Head Start Program Performance Standard 1302.93 Staff health and wellness in which “a program must make mental health and wellness information available to staff regarding health issues that may affect their job performance, and must provide regularly scheduled opportunities to learn about mental health, wellness, and health education.”
Starts at $2100 per program
Starts at $3450 per program
Rates are calculated based on program size.
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5 Hours of Course Material
12 Months of Access to Course
Financial Wellness Essentials
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