This webinar explores free online professional development tools to help you understand health and safety in early care and education programs. Learn how to put these resources to work in your practice.
Staff learning and development are key to meeting a program’s objectives.
These resources offer practical strategies Head Start and child care programs can use to enhance the competencies — defined as the knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics (KSAOs) — of its employees.
Explore and use this video-sharing and coaching-feedback application. It helps coaches and coachees and peer-coaching teams work together, even between coach visits or from a distance.
The intimacy of working within someone’s home with no other professionals present may lead to confusing situations. It's key to have agency policies in place to handle ethical issues.
Watch this video to learn how the new Performance Standards address Human Resources and professional development.
Learn to identify appropriate practices for meeting the Head Start Program Performance Standards on staff qualifications.
Senior program staff searching for ways to promote the professional development of the staff members can analyze which of these suggestions, such as career ladders and lattices, are appropriate for their program.
Excellence in early childhood education (ECE) programs is built on a workforce that promotes continuous program improvement.
Mentoring in Head Start programs offers a number of advantages including training opportunities, career advancement, and the ability to exchange ideas with other master teachers. Human resources and senior staff can learn how to individualize personnel through training and development.
Collaborating with other early childhood organizations that have training needs can build efficient partnerships. This resource also provides tips on how staff can identify stakeholders, build trust, and achieve stated program outcomes.
The steps outlined in the following document help guide agencies in the equivalency determination and justification process.