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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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In-Person • Live • Online • 20 PD Hours
Not included


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
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: Monthly
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 • 40 PD Hours
Not included


Join us for a year-long journey to develop executive-level leadership skills, collaborate to solve current challenges, and identify innovative approaches to leading Head Start and Early Head Start programs.

Terms Available: Spring
Member Rate:
$7500
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In-Person • Live • Online • 15 PD Hours
Not included


Classroom Management Credential Track

Improve classroom management by building a positive classroom culture of safety and trust for children and teachers.

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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Live • Online • 45 PD Hours
Not included


This program will equip you with three innovative approaches to managing challenging behaviors in the classroom. Hone your classroom management skills with us!

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

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On-Demand • Online • 4 PD Hours

Enhance and expand your nutrition-based programming both in the classroom and for families at home.

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

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