2021 Leadership Education and Development Summit (LEADS)

Virtual

The first-ever Leadership Education and Development Summit (LEADS), will take place virtually. Right now Head Start and Early Head Start programs all across the country need prepared, innovative, and committed leadership. It is difficult to imagine leaders more committed than Head Start, but LEADS has much to offer to enhance our community’s innovative best practices and skills.

NHSA in the Classroom

Live streaming on YouTube

What a perfect day for a hip-hop dance party! This week, we’re getting down with Jen Stillion from abunDANCE. Make sure to join us for our high-energy, interactive music and movement time designed to keep children active, engaged, and thriving.

Bias Buster Micro-Credential: June Cohort 1

Micro-Credential

 The Action Plan: This class will examine and demonstrate active solutions toward tolerance and inclusion. Participants will collaborate together to continue the efforts of social justice and equity. These actionable practices will help direct a clearer understanding of what can be done to continue this important work.

The Big Question: Now that I understand this better, what do I do?

$249

Bias Buster Micro-Credential: June Cohort 2

Micro-Credential

The Action Plan: This class will examine and demonstrate active solutions toward tolerance and inclusion. Participants will collaborate together to continue the efforts of social justice and equity. These actionable practices will help direct a clearer understanding of what can be done to continue this important work.

The Big Question: Now that I understand this better, what do I do?

$249.00

NHSA in the Classroom

Live streaming on YouTube

This week, we’re exploring friendship stories from India with Arianna Ross from Story Tapestries. This interactive story is great fun for listeners of all ages! Make sure to join us for our high-energy, interactive music and movement time designed to keep children active, engaged, and thriving.

Head Start Site Leaders Pre-Pre-Service

Webinar Series

Sensitivity and Structure: Do they know how much you care? Believe it or not, it is possible to be sensitive and still provide the structure staff need to be productive. Let’s talk about the leader’s role in providing emotionally safe environments and simple ways to model CLASS-based interactions with the staff we support.

$199

Early Head Start Rising: Summer Learning Series

Webinar

Maternal Mortality in the US—The Facts Might Surprise You: Dr. Neel Shah, MD, MPP, FACOG, is an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology at Harvard Medical School, and founding Director of the Delivery Decisions Initiative at Harvard’s Ariadne Labs. His work focuses on partnering with people giving birth to design solutions that enable them to thrive. As an obstetrician-gynecologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Dr. Shah cares for patients at critical life moments that range from childbirth to primary care to surgery. As a scientist and social entrepreneur, he is a globally recognized expert in designing solutions that improve health care. He will join us to talk about the shocking maternal mortality rates in the US and how EHS can connect with the medical community to support better outcomes.

 

Head Start Directors Pre-Pre-Service

Webinar

Engagement and Clarity: Keep it up! Starting strong by building relationships and creating emotionally responsive workplaces is only half of the story. How will you keep the momentum up all year? Let’s think together about how to move forward with clarity and purpose. CLASS-based interactions can support staff engagement so the strong start lasts all year long.

$199

NHSA in the Classroom

Live streaming on YouTube

Let’s sing an opera! This week, we will be joined by Mary Gresock from The Kennedy Center to explore storytelling through song. Make sure to join us for our high-energy, interactive music and movement time designed to keep children active, engaged, and thriving.

NHSA in the Classroom

Live streaming on YouTube

All aboard! Are you ready for an imagination exploration? Make sure to join us with Nick the Music Man for our high-energy, interactive music and movement time designed to keep children active, engaged, and thriving.

Head Start Site Leaders Pre-Pre-Service

Webinar Series

Engagement and Clarity: Keep it up! Starting strong by building relationships and creating emotionally responsive workplaces is only half of the story. How will you keep the momentum up all year? Let’s think together about how to move forward with clarity and purpose. CLASS-based interactions can support staff engagement so the strong start lasts all year long.

$199

Early Head Start Rising: Summer Learning Series

Webinar

Breastfeeding/Early Nutrition for Infants: Dr. Kimarie Bugg is President and CEO of Reaching Our Sisters Everywhere (ROSE), a national nonprofit created in 2011 to address breastfeeding inequities in the African American community and a career perinatal and neonatal nurse professional. Here she will share her expertise with EHS professionals about the importance of early nutrition and how programs can better support their new moms.