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Live • Online • 40 PD Hours
Not included


From intention to action, this course empowers learners with the leadership skills needed to ensure that diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) are not only an intentional focus, but also an intentional practice in their program.

Terms Available: Fall, Spring
Member Rate:
$1596
Regular Rate:
$2128

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On-Demand • Online • 10 PD Hours
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NHSA’s Early Head Start Basics course provides a comprehensive understanding of Early Head Start services, from pregnancy through a child’s third birthday.

Terms Available: Coming Soon, Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter
Member Rate:
$90
Regular Rate:
$195

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On-Demand • Online • 5 PD Hours
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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.

Terms Available: Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter
Live • Online • 12 PD Hours
Not included


Improve your understanding and approach to special education! In addition to sharing the latest research and best practices from Vanderbilt University, this course connects early childhood professionals with a network of support and provides practical strategies to mitigating challenging behaviors.

Terms Available: Coming Soon, Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter
Member Rate:
$295
Regular Rate:
$425

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On-Demand • Online • 4 PD Hours

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.

Terms Available: Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter
Member Rate:
$90
Regular Rate:
$195

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In-Person • Live • Online • 20 PD Hours
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The Head Start Manager Credential is designed for general management and will provide learners with information on a number of topics—ranging from becoming an advocate in the Head Start community to innovating within the program. This course will help leaders expand Head Start’s reach beyond the program and directly impact their communities!

Terms Available: Fall, Spring, Summer
Member Rate:
$2396
Regular Rate:
$3196

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On-Demand • Online • 40 PD Hours
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This certification provides fiscal staff the opportunity to demonstrate skills essential to Head Start fiscal and grant management and program administration.

Terms Available: Fall, Winter
Member Rate:
$1195
Regular Rate:
$2995

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On-Demand • Online • 4 PD Hours

Learn how to engage with families in positive ways and develop meaningful relationships, no matter what your role is at Head Start. Strong partnerships with caregivers are the key to helping children develop, grow, and thrive!

Terms Available: Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter
Member Rate:
$90
Regular Rate:
$195

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Live • Online • 8 PD Hours
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Property Essentials supports Head Start grant recipients in ensuring their facilities and equipment are safe, healthy, and nurturing environments for children, families, and staff.

Terms Available: Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter
Member Rate:
$295
Regular Rate:
$424

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Live • Online • 12 PD Hours
Not included


This course provides an overview of all things related to providing high-quality health services to Head Start and Early Head Start children and their families.

Terms Available: Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter
Member Rate:
$295
Regular Rate:
$425

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On-Demand • Online • 14 PD Hours

Head Start staff have a lot to learn when getting started—both to successfully support children and families and to meet Office of Head Start requirements. The Pre-Service Bundle includes Head Start Basics and Bias Buster Basics, meeting approximately 90% of the professional development required by the Head Start Program Performance Standards.

Terms Available: Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter
Member Rate:
$135
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On-Demand • Online • 2 PD Hours
Not included


High-quality, well maintained facilities are vital to quality early childhood education programming. This course supports all staff in developing the skills necessary to create safe, healthy, and nurturing environments.

Terms Available: Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter
Member Rate:
$25
Regular Rate:
$50

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