- New Hire Onboarding
- CDA Renewal - Infant & Toddler
- CDA Renewal - Preschool
- Instruction and Effective Practice
- Leadership and Management
- Parents and Families
- Program Operations
- Support Services
NHSA’s Early Head Start Basics course provides a comprehensive understanding of Early Head Start services, from pregnancy through a child’s third birthday.
Discover the power of neuroscience, mindful awareness, positive psychology, and social-emotional learning with MindUp. Together, we can help children regulate their emotions, focus their attention, mitigate challenging behaviors, and improve their overall mental fitness.
How much do you/your staff know about special education laws and how they apply to the Head Start Program Performance Standards? This course is designed to provide vital information on children with disabilities and the key laws that are essential for compliance.
Enhance and expand your nutrition-based programming both in the classroom and for families at home.
Explores how early education programs can partner with families to support children’s healthy development, school readiness, and wellbeing by following Head Start’s renowned whole-family model.
This one-hour dynamic course provides the basic information required to work or volunteer in a Head Start or an Early Head Start classroom.
This Gardening with Kids course covers how the basics on getting started and giving young children hands-on experiences in the garden.
This course introduces financial basics that everyone in Head Start needs to know. Participants will learn where Head Start funds come from, how they can be used, and the responsibilities staff and governing bodies have as stewards of federal dollars.
Policy Council Basics provides an overview of Head Start’s structure, helping parents grow as leaders and decision-makers.
Educate and have an open dialogue with your staff on the topics of diversity, inclusion, and equity (DEI). This course is the perfect first step in your program’s DEI journey by defining shared vocabulary, language, and values.
Available in Pre-Service Bundle
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!