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Online • On-Demand • 14 PD Hrs

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: Summer, Spring, Winter, Fall
Member Rate:
$133
Regular Rate:
$

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Online • On-Demand • 2 PD Hrs

Head Start Basics Series:

This course will provide you with a strong understanding of the policies and practices in identifying potential learning delays and disabilities and how to provide additional and appropriate services to children.

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

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Online • On-Demand • 2 PD Hrs

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

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Online • On-Demand • 1 PD Hr

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

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Online • On-Demand • 1 PD Hr

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

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Online • On-Demand • 1 PD Hr

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

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Online • On-Demand • 1 PD Hr

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

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Online • On-Demand • 2 PD Hrs

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

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Online • On-Demand • 1 PD Hr

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

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Online • On-Demand • 4 PD Hrs

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

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Online • On-Demand • 10 PD Hrs

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

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