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On-Demand • Online • 15 PD Hours
Not included


Support the development of critical skills in young children and gain social and emotional learning resources you can use every day.

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

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On-Demand • Online • 5 PD Hours

Staff who are new to Family Service in Head Start will be empowered and inspired by lessons that cover HSPPS, PFCE framework, ERSEA, how to guard against compassion fatigue, and more. New staff will leave this course prepared to begin their family service journey.

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

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Live • On-Demand • 1 PD Hour
Not included


Renew your certifications that you have received through The Academy for an additional five years by demonstrating your ongoing commitment to your development.

Terms Available: Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter
Member Rate:
$200
Regular Rate:
$325

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On-Demand • Online • 45 PD Hours
Not included


Social emotional skills are the basis of learning. Facilitate social emotional learning (SEL) with Harmony SEL.

Terms Available: Fall, on, Spring, Summer, Winter
Member Rate:
$795
Regular Rate:
$1195

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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 • 1 PD Hour

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.

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

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On-Demand • Online • 5 PD Hours
Not included


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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On-Demand • Online • 40 PD Hours
Not included


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
Not included


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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