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On-Demand • Online • 2 PD Hours

Head Start Basics Series:

This course covers general information about the legal responsibilities of mandated reporters and how to recognize and respond to possible abuse or maltreatment. Learners will finish this course knowing who a mandated reporter is, what a mandated reporter’s responsibilities are, and how they themselves must carry out those responsibilities.

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

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On-Demand • Online • 1 PD Hour

Head Start Basics Series:

Health and wellbeing serve as the foundation of school readiness and child development. This course explores how early childhood programs can use Head Start’s whole-child approach to support children, families, and communities on their paths to success.

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

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On-Demand • Online • 1 PD Hour

Head Start Basics Series:

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.

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

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On-Demand • Online • 1 PD Hour

Head Start Basics Series

This course trains early education staff on best practices, standards, and key regulations in Head Start that they can use to keep children and staff safe during transportation. Even for staff who do not typically transport children, knowing the proper way to do so is vital to ensure all staff are equipped in the event of an emergency.

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

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On-Demand • Online • 2 PD Hours

Head Start Basics Series:

What makes Head Start the most high-quality early childhood education program? Explore the revolutionary Head Start Program Performance Standards. First introduced in 1975, this concept inspired a federal standards initiative for public schools and continues to help programs improve and find new ways to help children and their families across the nation.

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

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On-Demand • Online • 1 PD Hour

Head Start Basics Series:

Children and adults in early care and education programs can be infected with serious viruses or bacteria and not even know it. This course explores best practices from the Occupational Safety Health Administration (OSHA) to mitigate the potential of this serious risk.

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

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On-Demand • Online • 1 PD Hour

Head Start Basics Series:

How do you know if you are keeping all of your students safe and accounting for there whereabouts all of the time? This course will provide an effective model and strategies to ensure you are keeping safety as your top priority through active supervision.

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

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On-Demand • Online • 2 PD Hours

Head Start Basics Series:

Head Start is the most important social and educational investment in children, families, and communities the United States has ever undertaken. Dive into the program’s rich history in this short two-hour course.

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

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On-Demand • Online • 1 PD Hour

This one-hour dynamic course provides the basic information required to work or volunteer in a Head Start or an Early Head Start classroom.

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

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In-Person • Live • Online • 40 PD Hours
Not included


This credential explores topics surrounding day-to-day leadership in Head Start and Early Head Start sites. Participants will work on managing and leading teams, setting tone and culture at the site level, and managing the everyday responsibilities that make up Head Start and Early Head Start programming.

Terms Available: Fall, Spring
Member Rate:
$3995
Regular Rate:
$5295

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In-Person • Live • Online • 40 PD Hours
Not included


Take a four-month learning journey with other new Head Start and Early Head Start Directors. Here you will dig into a wide range of program leadership topics, including effective leadership development, communication and advocacy, operations, and more.

Terms Available: Fall, Spring
Member Rate:
$4225
Regular Rate:
$5495

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Live • Online • 56 PD Hours
Not included


This online cause selling accelerate helps Head Start leadership and management integrate successful business practices and relationship-driven strategies to help programs build strong connections with donors, increase revenue, and empower their cause.

Terms Available: Spring
Member Rate:
$1195
Regular Rate:
$2995

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