Director Credential (Fall 2021)

Live online class

Take a 9-month learning journey with other Head Start/Early Head Start Directors. Here you will dig into a wide range of issues related to leading a HS/EHS program, including effective leadership development, communication and advocacy, operations, and more.

With monthly online meetings, you will hear from experienced leaders in the field and be led by NHSA’s team of content experts. You will work with your peers to develop solutions to current issues and discuss future trends. Don’t miss this professional growth opportunity!

$4,995

Site Leader Credential (Fall 2021)

Live online class

This 9-month credential is for Head Start leaders who are physically present on-site most days of the week. Working alongside colleagues from across the country, candidates will learn best practices in management and leadership, discover how to set tone and culture, and develop skills to manage the day-to-day responsibilities that make up Head Start/Early Head Start programming.

This course includes independent online work, monthly virtual meetings, project-based learning experiences, problem-solving activities, and discussions about real-world issues site leaders are facing today. You will work with your peers to develop solutions to current issues and discuss future trends. Don’t miss this professional growth opportunity!

$4,995

MITM Trainer Certification (October 2021)

Live online class

In partnership with the Bezos Family Foundation, NHSA’s MITM “Train the Trainer” program trains early childhood education professionals to coach families and practitioners working with children on best practices identified in Ellen Galinsky’s groundbreaking research.

$195

NHSA in the Classroom

Zoom

Join us for our weekly high-energy, interactive music and movement time designed to keep children active, engaged, and thriving. This week, we will be featuring a special guest from the Kennedy Center. Stay tuned for more details!

NHSA in the Classroom

Zoom

Make sure to join us for our high-energy, interactive music and movement time designed to keep children active, engaged, and thriving. This week, we will be joined by Story Tapestries’ Carrie Sue Ayvar who will share steady beat stories in English and Spanish.

Head Start Ignite: Speed Networking

Zoom

Topic: Home Visit Safety | Home visitors must be and feel safe if they are to support families. Home visitor safety can and must be addressed at many levels. This Ignite session will showcase best practices for home visit safety.

2021 Head Start Health Report Findings Webinar

Webinar

This summer, nearly 400 health managers, nutrition experts, and Head Start directors—representing around 20% of Head Start agencies nationwide—shared their perspectives on barriers that children and families face when trying to access health services. Join us to preview the findings and discuss key takeaways and recommendations for federal and state governments, local agencies who work with Head Start programs, and Head Start programs themselves.

Recurring

NHSA in the Classroom

Zoom

Join us for a weekly high-energy, interactive music and movement time designed to keep children active, engaged, and thriving.

Recurring

NHSA in the Classroom

Zoom

Join us for a weekly high-energy, interactive music and movement time designed to keep children active, engaged, and thriving.

Head Start Ignite: Speed Networking

Zoom

Topic: Dollar per Child | Parent Policy Councils need the right tools and support if they are going to be successful leaders of your annual Dollar per Child campaign. In this Ignite session, we will walk through the fundraising resources NSHA has created for you and share additional networking opportunities. Let’s make an impact together.

MITM Trainer Certification (November 2021)

Live online class

In partnership with the Bezos Family Foundation, NHSA’s MITM “Train the Trainer” program trains early childhood education professionals to coach families and practitioners working with children on best practices identified in Ellen Galinsky’s groundbreaking research.

$195