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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

Free! 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
On-Demand • Online • 18 PD Hours
Not included


This inspiring learning journey shares research on brain development, child development, and adult learning that you can use to better your own life, and to help children thrive.

Terms Available: Fall, Spring
On-Demand • Online • 4 PD Hours

This Gardening with Kids course covers how the basics on getting started and giving young children hands-on experiences in the garden.

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

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On-Demand • Online • 40 PD Hours
Not included


This certification provides health service staff the opportunity to demonstrate mastery of the essential skills that support children’s health and wellbeing in a developmentally, culturally, and linguistically appropriate manner.

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

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On-Demand • Online • 40 PD Hours
Not included


This certification provides Head Start family service staff with a chance to demonstrate skills that support family engagement and wellbeing.

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

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Live • On-Demand • 120 PD Hours
Not included


This program guides candidates through the entire CDA credentialing process. The self-paced coursework gives learners the flexibility to study on their own schedule while dedicated faculty provide one-on-one coaching and additional support to ensure all of our learners complete the entire CDA program.

Terms Available: Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter
Member Rate:
$1500
Regular Rate:
$2000

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On-Demand • Online • 3 PD Hours
Not included


This course explores the role of data in Head Start and answers two questions: “Why do people care so much about data?” and “What does this have to do with me?”

Terms Available: Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter
Member Rate:
$150
Regular Rate:
$295

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On-Demand • Online • 3 PD Hours

Policy Council Basics provides an overview of Head Start’s structure, helping parents grow as leaders and decision-makers.

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

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On-Demand • Online • 4 PD Hours

Educate and have an open dialogue with your staff on the topics of diversity, inclusion, and equity (DEI). This course is the perfect first step in your program’s DEI journey by defining shared vocabulary, language, and values.

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

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On-Demand • Online • 10 PD Hours

Available in Pre-Service Bundle

This course trains new and returning staff on the basics of Head Start—the program’s history, parent and family engagement, health policies, Head Start Program Performance Standards (HSPPS), and more!

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

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