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Policy Council Basics

Online • On-Demand • 3 PD Hrs

Parent Policy Council members play an essential role in program governance. This course provides an overview of everything from Head Start’s federal structure to to grant recipient fiscal responsibilities, helping parents grow as leaders and decision-makers.

Overview

Parents are key to the success of Head Start and Early Head Start programs. The Policy Council gives parents a seat at the table to make that difference. Policy Council Basics provides an overview of everything from Head Start’s federal structure to grant recipients’ fiscal responsibilities, helping parents grow as leaders and decision-makers.

Course Level: Any level

Requirements/Prerequisites: None

Target Audience: Parents and Families

Course Meeting Times: None

Completion Timeline/Duration: One month

Head Start Alignment: HSPPS 1301.3 - Policy council and policy committee

Course Outline

Course Author

Rosalba Barragan

Rosalba Barragan

Rosalba Barragan is the vice chair of the National Head Start Association's Board of Directors. She is a mother of three and a Head Start parent. Rosalba began her Head Start journey as site committee president, PAC representative, Policy Council member, and parent liaison to the Board of Directors for Neighborhood House Association. She was then elected as a parent representative to the Region 9 Head Start Association and the National Head Start Association. Rosalba is passionate about high-quality early education and believes it to be vital that all children, no matter their background and socioeconomic standing, receive the best services possible.

Registration Rates


Regular Rate: $195

NHSA Member Rate: $90

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Includes


  • Online, Self-Paced Content
  • 3 Hours of Course Material
  • Video Content
  • 3 Months of Access to Online Course
  • Discussion Forum
  • Digital Badge
  • Certificate of Completion

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