- 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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
This certification provides fiscal staff the opportunity to demonstrate skills essential to Head Start fiscal and grant management and program administration.
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!
Property Essentials supports Head Start grant recipients in ensuring their facilities and equipment are safe, healthy, and nurturing environments for children, families, and staff.
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.
Classroom Management Credential Track
Improve classroom management by building a positive classroom culture of safety and trust for children and teachers.
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.