PD: Head Start Staff Trainings & Resources May 25, 2020 Release

Professional Development Staff Training and Resources – Week of May 25, 2020
Intended Audience:
Education
Title:
Planned Language Approach (PLA) Series
Responsive Teaching and Learning Environments for Dual Language Learners
Time/Date:
Thursday, May 21, 2020 | 3–4 p.m. ET
Content:
A Planned Language Approach (PLA) is a comprehensive, systemic, research-based way for Head Start and Early Head Start programs to ensure optimal language and literacy services for children who speak English and for those who are dual language learners (DLLs). A PLA supports a coordinated approach to ensure the full and active participation of children who are DLLs and their families.

Intended Audience:

Education

Title:

Instructional Practices to Support Individualization

Time/Date:

    Anytime

     Content    

Head Start and Early Head Start staff are in a position to have a huge impact on the lives of children with disabilities or suspected delays. Classroom and home-based supports are most effective when they are individualized to meet the needs of the children and families served. In this webinar, learn about evidence-based instructional practices that support the development and learning of children with disabilities or suspected delays using stories, video clip examples, and online resources. Hear how these practices align with the Head Start Program Performance Standards and the Early Learning Outcomes Framework (ELOF). Discover free open-access resources that can be used to support implementation of the practices.

Link for Access/Registration:

              https://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/video/instructional-practices-support-individualization?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=OHS%20E-blast%20New%20content%20e-blast%20for%20April&utm_content=OHS%20E-blast%20New%20content%20e-blast%20for%20April+CID_6f22639d704483a9742334ef5586d4d9&utm_source=CM%20Eblast&utm_term=Instructional%20Practices%20to%20Support%20Individualization&cid=6f22639d704483a9742334ef5586d4d9

 

Intended Audience:
Home School
Title:
GKI’s Goal Setting Framework: The 3 MMM’s    
Time/Date:
   Anytime       
                                                                                 Content:
This resource (meaningful, mini, and measurable) will help you and the families you work within the goal setting process.
Link for Access/Registration:

Title
Parent, Family & Community Engagement         
Head Start Heals Office Hours
Family Engagement and Child Welfare
Date/Time:
Thursday, May 28, 2020| 3–4 p.m. ET
Content:
When families are involved with the child welfare system, it is a heightened time of stress and difficulty for both parents and children. Many parents have their own histories of trauma and child welfare involvement. They may also struggle with related health and mental health challenges. Trusting, respectful relationships between Head Start and Early Head Start staff, parents, and children are protective and an important part of addressing related child and adult trauma.
Join the Office of Head Start (OHS) for a discussion and question-and-answer session on related issues. Engage in peer dialogue, chat with experts, and identify strategies for current and future Head Start programming.
Link for Access/Registration:

Intended Audience:
PFCE /Health & Nutrition
Title:
Ask the Expert: Helping Parents Manage Stress during COVID-19
Time/Date:
Thursday, May 28, 2020 | 3–4 p.m. ET
Content:
When families are involved with the child welfare system, it is a heightened time of stress and difficulty for both parents and children. Many parents have their own histories of trauma and child welfare involvement. They may also struggle with related health and mental health challenges. Trusting, respectful relationships between Head Start and Early Head Start staff, parents, and children are protective and an important part of addressing related child and adult trauma.
Access Link/Registration

Intended Audience:
PFCE/Health Nutrition
Title:
Head Start Heals Office Hours
Supporting Families Impacted by Substance Use Disorders
Date/Time:
Thursday, May 21, 2020 | 1–2 p.m. ET
Content:
Join the Office of Head Start (OHS) for a discussion on how to best support families affected by substance use disorders. It will be followed by a question and answer session on related issues. Engage in peer dialogue, chat with experts, and identify strategies for Head Start programs.
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Intended Audience:

Health & Nutrition

Title:   

Health Talk: Virtual Health Services Advisory Committee Meetings

Time:
    Anytime     
Content:
This health chat offers strategies to help you maximize the effectiveness of your HSAC. You can use the information in this health chat in one of two ways. Individuals who are new to Head Start or your role in running an HSAC will find information on slides 5 to 15 to help you learn more about HSACs and how your HSAC can support the health services your program provides.
Registration Link/Access:

Intended Audience:

Administrative

Title:

Communicating with the C-suite: How to Project Competence and Confidence

Time /Date:
Anytime before 5/20/20       
Content:
Imagine this: your new boss is a C-suite leader. Or a project you are tasked with requires you to brief all the C-suite executives. Or perhaps you aspire to be in an EA role, or you have been assigned to support the organization's executive team and attend their meetings. Of course, you want to shine in your interactions with your senior leaders. Can you just be yourself or do you need to adapt your communication style for greater credibility? While no-one would suggest you adopt a phony persona, you will want to adapt your style to communicate most effectively. Dawn Brackett has worked extensively with executives and acted as an executive coach; she brings practical techniques and tactics that will boost your visibility, credibility, and impact. From structuring your message for greater acceptance, to how to communicate the bottom line and ask for what you need; from tips on social business events to the importance of "executive" body language, Dawn covers all the essentials for upping your professional communication skills.
Access/Registration Link

Intended Audience:
Admin
Title:

Let’s Talk Session: Please join other Administrator to participate in a zoom session to discuss this week’s communication webinar training

Time/Date:
                   Thursday, May 21, 2020 | 3:00 pm          
Content:
These sessions allow Administrative professionals to discuss training content, strategies, scenarios, concerns and additional training needs.           
Registration Access:
Register by emailing: staffdevelopment@cincy-caa.org

Intended Audience:

ERSEA, Intake & Technology

Title:   

Social Media Essentials for Getting Head Start Programs Connected

Content:

Social media can be a powerful and affordable communication tool for Head Start programs. Use it to promote services, enroll families, recruit staff, and connect with diverse communities. This interactive learning module will help programs establish engaging social media profiles on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Explore how these platforms can showcase your program and meet the needs of the communities you serve. First, learn to develop a social media plan. Identify any related policy, budgetary, and legal considerations. Then, get connected!
Access/Registration Link:

Intended Audience:

Data, Planning & Quality Assurance

Title:   

Data in Head Start and Early Head Start Series Home Page:

Data in Head Start and Early Head Start Program Interviews

Time/Date:

    Anytime      
Content:
Data in Head Start and Early Head Start is a series of interactive online learning modules that include a mixture of practical scenarios, real-life examples from the field, and tools and templates. The modules are designed to assist in planning for and implementing effective data use.
To get started, watch this video montage of Head Start and Early Head Start leaders. In it, they share their excitement about how they created a culture that embraces the use of data to inform decision making in their programs.
Registration Link:

Intended Audience:

         All Staff           

Title:

NAEYC Virtual Institute

Time/Date:    

Six Weeks of FREE Online Professional Development

Begins June 1,2020 
Content:
Explore over a hundred presentations, covering diverse topics from presenters who would have presented at the Professional Learning Institute. Attendees will receive a certificate of attendance for each presentation they view.
Registration Link:

Intended Audience:

Leadership    

Title:

Instructional Leadership Part II: Digging Deeper on the "What and How of Instructional Leadership"

Time/Date:
Anytime

    Content:    
This is Part II of the three-part series on instructional leadership. "Instructional leadership" means program leaders are strategically focused on children's early achievement. They nurture trust and collective understanding and responsibility for excellence and improvement among staff and parents. In this webinar, explore the key competencies effective instructional leaders need. Discover how leaders can support education staff through job-embedded professional learning and data-driven decision-making. Learn how all this can advance children's early learning and development outcomes.

Link to Access/Registration:


Intended Audience:
Coaches
Title:   
Coaching Corner Series
A Day in the Life of a Coach: Part 2
Time/Date:
Wednesday, May 27, 2020 | 3–4 p.m. ET
Content:
In part two of this webinar series, learn about the ins and outs of being a coach. Discover ways to juggle different priorities across program options and the range of individual coaches’ goals for those you work with. Find out about common considerations and challenges for coaching across different delivery formats and program options. Explore strategies for managing your time to make the most of your coaching activities.
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