The Future of ERSEA in Head Start (May 2024)

2:00 PM EDT
4:00 PM EDT
May 15, 2024

Professional Development Tools Webinars

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With our partners at Wipfli, NHSA is hosting an online, two-day training series on current best practices with your professional peers and exploring challenges and solutions regarding the future of ERSEA in Head Start for May 2024.

Learning Objectives:     

  1. Review regulation requirements from the HS Act and for 45 CFR Part 1302, Subpart A (ERSEA).
  2. Share best practices in implementing ERSEA in the program.
  3. Explore future challenges and solutions regarding ERSEA in Head Start.


Head Start/Early Head Start programs have a specific set of requirements to assist program leaders in identifying, recruiting, and selecting those children and families with the most need in their communities. This training will focus on all of the eligibility, recruitment, selection, enrollment, and attendance requirements, best known by the initials ERSEA, including adjusted guidelines and areas of Determining community strengths Documentation Recruitment options Attendance Fees, And more!


Tammy Jelinek, Principal

Tammy Jelinek headshotTammy has spent more than 20 years working in and with grant-funded and fee-for-services nonprofit organizations. She engages with leadership teams to strategically align their goals to grow, expand, and meet their mission. Tammy has trained nationally in the areas of OMB Uniform Guidance, Head Start/Early Head Start Act and program regulations, parent/volunteer involvement, organizational development, human resources, leadership, and management. In helping clients make changes to impact their communities, she has engaged in organizational development and culture initiatives, process design and implementation, financial analysis, and change management (including coaching). Tammy holds a B.S. in business management (psychology minor) and an M.B.A. (emphasis in organizational development) from Upper Iowa University. She answers questions for the My Wipfli Annual Membership.

Certificate of completion is good for two months. 

Regular Rate:  $350

NHSA Member Rate: $300