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Pre-Service Powerhouse: Onboarding Excellence with The Academy at NHSA

Join us for an informative webinar as we explore why Academy+ and The Academy at NHSA are the ultimate choices for pre-service training and onboarding for Head Start staff. In this session, we will delve into the unique features and advantages of these programs, emphasizing their alignment with the needs of Head Start professionals. We will highlight the diverse range of courses, webinars, and resources available through Academy+ and The Academy at NHSA. 

One of the standout benefits of choosing The Academy at NHSA is the integration of professional development funds to support NHSA advocacy efforts. By choosing the Academy, your investment in the professional growth of your staff goes directly to support the advancement of the broader Head Start community. When you are a member of The Academy at NHSA family, your PD dollars support professional growth and work to advocate for policies and funding that benefit all Head Start programs nationwide.

This webinar will demonstrate why Academy+ and The Academy at NHSA are the premier choices for pre-service training and onboarding. Join us and discover how these programs can transform your professional journey while supporting the critical advocacy work of NHSA. Together, we can drive positive change and create brighter futures for all Head Start children and families.

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Kristina Ellis, Director

Kristina is director of The Academy at NHSA. As a Head Start alum, Kristina’s interest in early childhood stems from a rich background in social services work and her commitment to early childhood education and family engagement. Before NHSA, Kristina worked for CAP Tulsa, one of the largest anti-poverty nonprofits in Oklahoma and a nationally recognized provider of research-based, high-quality early childhood education for low-income children.