Financial Series with Wipfli
Special Post National Head Start Conference Training Financial Series with Wipfli May 11 - 12, 2021 Wipfli Finance Series: Wipfli expertise at an amazingly low cost. Wipfli and NHSA have teamed up to make available a short series of sessions that address important financial issues directly relevant to all programs now. Wipfli ranks among the top 20 accounting and business consulting firms in the nation and has a long record as a sought-after resource for the Head Start and Early Head Start community. We are pleased that Wipfli has made this series available at a substantially discounted rate. Register Now Sponsors Day 1: COVID-Specific Finance and Funding Issues Tuesday, May 11, 2021 from 11 am-1 pm ET (10 am-12 pm CT) During one of the most unique times in our history, your organizations face COVID-specific finance and funding issues. Interweaving CARES Act funds with your regular funding streams can be a challenge. In the first day of our two-day series, we will discuss the challenges of spending money using several sources at the same time, as well as looking at how to determine what costs get charged where. We will also discuss: cost allocation and indirect cost rates-are you allocating…
Join us for a weekly high-energy, interactive music and movement time designed to keep children active, engaged, and thriving.
7 Ways State Policymakers Can Step Up to Support the Children of Head Start as the American Rescue Plan Moves to U.S. Communities
The American Rescue Plan (ARP) is a welcome lifeline to millions of children and families adversely affected by COVID-19. Please join the Head Start and Early Head Start community to learn about 7 ways states can support the children and families of Head Start and Early Head Start, while strengthening their state early childhood systems.
Join us for a year of gardening ideas! As part of the Gro More Good Garden Grant Initiative, you are invited to attend a special webinar hosted by the National Head Start Association, Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation and KidsGardening focused on engaging family members in youth garden efforts. Involving family members in your Head Start garden is always win for everyone involved, but even more important now as schools and centers are closed across the country. In this webinar, we will share easy garden activity ideas you can recommend to families to keep them gardening at home during these challenging times. With a focus on projects that can be completed with minimal supplies in limited spaces, we will hope to show how gardening can be accessible for all. Seasonal gardening ideas including suggested plant lists Sample lessons from the SEEDS Curriculum by the Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center Recipes young children can help make using seasonal produce Tips from past Gro More Good Head Start Garden Grant Winners
COVID-19 Cliff Prevention Summer Learning Path NHSA is proud to partner with Waterford to share their 2021 Summer Learning Path (SLP) program with the Head Start community to help make Waterford Upstart available to families in need during the summer months and accelerate learning to respond to potential impacts associated with COVID-19. Last summer, in the wake of school closures across the country, Waterford.org gathered philanthropic support for a summer program to mitigate learning loss among some of the most at-risk families and served over 13,100 students in Arizona, California, Delaware, Florida, Indiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Ohio, Texas, and the Navajo Nation. Waterford Upstart's innovative blend of adaptive, personalized early learning software and support for families gives young learners the foundation to build readiness for kindergarten with just 25 minutes a day, five days a week. Based on last year's success, philanthropic partners have once again made it possible for Waterford Upstart to offer the Summer Learning Path at no cost to families. Including software access, support from a program coach, one computer per household if a family requires it, and Internet if a family requires it, the Summer Learning Path will be available to 4,000 children in (at least)…