PD: Head Start Staff Training & Resources July 6, 2020 Release

Professional Development Staff Training and Resources –July 6, 2020



Intended Audience: ALL HEAD START STAFF
How to Be an Effective Employee While Working from Home

Date/Time: Anytime


Content: The current breakout of COVID-19 has increased awareness regarding the need for employers to provide a way for employees to work remotely while maintaining productivity. In this free 30-minute on-demand webinar, we’ll share some best practices for being productive and professional when working from home. We’ll also explore strategies for managing your physical space, your digital assets, your mindset, and your work relationships when working from home. We will also give some examples of using modern workplace tools that are readily available as part of Office 365. The digital workplace is about technology, the type of work an employee performs, as well as where and how it gets done. In this session, we will share some real-world examples and share best practices that will help you better visualize how your business can thrive with remote workers.

Core Topics

• Best practices and strategies for remote workers

• Using Microsoft Cloud technology to work effectively when working remotely


Link for Access / Registration: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zc9zTVksgx4



Intended Audience: ALL HEAD START STAFF
Title: Head Start Strong: A Celebration of Our Community – Ohio July Celebration 2020

Presenter: OHSAI, Special Guest: Dr. Deborah Bergeron, Director of the Office of Head Start,

Inspirational Speaker: LaShanda Sugg “Who Would Have Thought: Celebrating Resilience” 

Date/Time: July 16, 2020


Content: You don't want to miss this FREE FUN event open to the Ohio Head Start Community!
This is our opportunity  to come together to recognize the work you’ve been doing and continue to do to support Ohio’s most vulnerable families under difficult circumstances when they need it the most, and to celebrate the strength of our Head Start community in Ohio.  



Intended Audience: ALL HEAD START STAFF
Title: 2020 Leadership and Learning Webinar Series

Date/Time: Next Session, July 8, 2020 • 3:00 pm EST to November 2020

Content: The Council is providing a forum for you to hear from the best and brightest in our profession. Now through November, we're presenting live webinars featuring renowned experts who will empower you in your practice. There's no limit to how many webinars you can register for—and best of all they're free. If you're looking for fresh ways to obtain in-service hours, take advantage of this chance to obtain one in-service hour for each webinar you attend. Check the catalog out to find ways to engage with educators like you. And keep one more point in mind: if you can't make a live event, you'll still get a link to a recorded version when you register on our site. You have nothing to lose, and everything to learn about leading in the ECE field.

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Audience: Education
State of Babies Yearbook: 2020—Virtual Release
Time/Date: Anytime

Content: The littlest among us face big challenges—even further exposed by the COVID-19 crisis. The State of Babies Yearbook: 2020 digs into data disaggregated by race, income, and geographic settings to outline disparities where states need to improve support for our nation’s babies and families. Join as ZERO TO THREE Chief Policy Officer, Myra Jones-Taylor, and CEO of Robin Hood, Wes Moore, discuss the 2020 data and how we can work together to address racism underlying many of these challenges and help babies achieve their full potential. See how your state measures up at stateofbabies.org.
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Intended Audience: Home School Educators
Title: Box it Up Resource

Time/Date: Anytime

Content: Do you ever remember giving a child a present for which you were so excited, only to have them just play with the box? Cardboard boxes of all sizes provide endless hours of fun and opportunity.
This week, we are excited to share our Box it Up resource to highlight many creative ways to use cardboard boxes. Don't toss out that cardboard, save it for playtime!

Link for registration access: https://files.constantcontact.com/1eccf499301/c986766e-f55c-49c6-9366-9634a7ab1eda.pdf


Intended Audience: Parent, Family & Community Engagement
Title: Family Support and Well-Being: Program Preparation to Address Domestic Violence

Date/Time: Anytime

Head Start programs can take steps to prepare and equip themselves to prevent and address domestic violence. From the individual to the programmatic level, it is important to create a collaborative approach.  Program staff must have the opportunities and resources to learn more about domestic violence, ways to support families experiencing domestic violence, and strategies to promote healthy relationships.

Intended Audience: Health & Nutrition
Title: Title: BabyTalks Series: Supporting Infants and Toddlers with Suspected Disabilities and Delays
Date/Time: July 9, 2020 –3-4:00 pm ET  

Content: Young children vary in their skills, interests, backgrounds, and abilities. Effective teaching requires individualized instruction and chances for all children to access, participate, and thrive in early learning settings. In this webinar, explore responsive environments and interactions that support infants and toddlers with disabilities or suspected delays as they grow and learn across the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework domains. Find tips and strategies to support learning in classrooms, at centers, and in the home as a key learning environment. Hear from Marley Jarvis, Ph.D., from the Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, University of Washington, and the National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning (NCECDTL) in the next webinar in the BabyTalks series.

Intended Audience: Health & Nutrition
Title: Title: Inclusion Series Special Edition Webinar: Resources and Strategies to Support Children with Disabilities and Their Families During COVID-19
Date/Time: July 7, 2020 – 2-3:00 pm ET  

Content: Join us for a webinar that will explore ways to support young children with identified disabilities or suspected delays and their families during these challenging times. Learn how to develop a plan that will ensure a review of each child's Individual Educational Program or Individualized Family Service Plan in partnership with special education and early intervention partners. These reviews can help maintain high-quality service delivery from a distance or through summer programming. Explore how to help families navigate through the referral, evaluation, and service delivery systems in their communities. Hear from Head Start leadership and early childhood inclusion experts during a Q&A session.

Intended Audience: Administrative
Working from home tips for 2019 (10 proven tips for productive remote work)
Date/Time: Anytime

Content: I truly believe working remotely is the best way to take control of your time, but it can be a bit of a minefield. Whether you’re new to working remotely or been at it for a while, you are in the right place. I have 10 hard-earned tips for work remotely from home without getting depressed, anxious, or distracted. If I could go back in time to 2015 when I was a WFH beginner, this what I would tell myself.

Intended Audience: ERSEA, Intake & Technology
Title: Block Two: Understanding the Hispanic Community In Your Area

Date/Time: Anytime

Content: Regulations on eligibility, recruitment, selection, enrollment and attendance in Head Start (45 CFR 1305), require grantees to conduct a Community Assessment at least once every three years. Grantees use the results of the assessment to determine the eligibility of children and families who will be given priority for recruitment and selection. This video provides a snapshot of a process and strategies that Head Start and Early Start programs may use to ensure that their community assessment includes specific data in addressing the needs of Hispanic children and their families.

Intended Audience: Data, Planning & Quality Assurance
Program Information Report (PIR): Frequently Asked Questions

Date/Time: Anytime

Content: This page contains frequently asked questions regarding the 2019–2020 PIR. Submit all new questions to the Head Start Enterprise System (HSES) help desk at help@hsesinfo.org.


Intended Audience: Leadership
Title: Advancing School Readiness with the Office of Head Start's Multicultural Principles

Date/Time: Anytime

Content: Advancing School Readiness with the Office of Head Start's Multicultural Principles is a professional development tool designed to support programs in establishing culturally and linguistically competent systems and services. These resources guide staff in using culturally responsive practices when supporting children's progress toward school readiness.

Intended Audience: Coaches

Title: Using Coaching Data to Inform the Present and Plan for the Future

Date/Time: Anytime

Content: When you have finished up coaching for the year, it's time to reflect on the coaching data you've collected. Data for the year can help you support coaching implementation, identify successes, and plan for the future. In this video, learn about ways to use data to highlight current coaching progress and successes. Find out how data can inform planning and practice-based coaching (PBC) implementation for the upcoming year.

Link for access: https://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/video/using-coaching-data-inform-present-plan-future