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Family Development Credential Training

Date: Time: Chapter: December 7, 2021 6:30 pm- 8:30 pm Orientation January 14, 2022 9:00 am- 3:00 pm Introduction Chapter 1: Family Development January 28, 2022 9:00 am- 3:00 pm Chapter 1: Continued February 11, 2022 9:00 am- 3:00 pm Chapter 2: Communication with skill and heart February 25, 2022 9:00 am- 3:00 pm Chapter ...Continue Reading...

R7HSA Intensive Training Series (ITS): All Things Fiscal and Grants

This session will address topics such as: 5-year grant close out, financial reporting, administrative vs.
indirect costs, cost allocation plans and a deep dive into the requirements for the recent supplemental
funding related to COVID-19. Participants will leave this session with a better understanding of: the
required close out activities and timelines for their specific grant(s), how to determine administrative costs
and their relation to indirect costs, and how to draw down, track and report on the funds received under the
CARES Act, CRRSA and American Rescue Plan.


The Quality of Caregiver-Child Interactions for Infants and Toddlers (Q-CIT)

The Quality of Caregiver-Child Interactions for Infants and Toddlers (Q-CIT) is a reliable and valid observational tool to measure the quality of interactions between infants and toddlers (birth to 36 mos.) and their caregivers in early childhood settings.


Practice-Based Coaching Training

February 7-9th Practice-Based Coaching Training hosted by the Missouri Head Start Association. Open to Region VII. T/TA instructors, Pam Kruger & Erin Schwartz.   Contact MHSA for details: Tina Bernskoetter Director-Executive Services Missouri Head Start Association tina@moheadstart.org www.moheadstart.org (573)884-5078 P.O. Box 817, Jefferson City, MO 65102

The Q.I. Network: What to Expect as a Member

The Q.I. Network: What to Expect as a Member   Considering joining the Q.I. Network in 2022-23? Hear from a trainer, improvement coach, and analytics partner about what member programs are learning and accomplishing. Members enjoy cutting-edge data and quality tools that address Head Start Performance requirements. Programs from across the country are benchmarking their ...Continue Reading...

Together Learning and Collaborating (TLC) Facilitator Training

Instructed by: Bethanie Grass & Katie Ingham - Early Childhood Specialists Hosted by: Missouri Head Start Association February 22 - February 24, 2022 via Zoom   The TLC Facilitator Training will provide participants the information necessary to facilitate Together Learning and Collaborating, which is a group coaching format of Practice-Based Coaching. TLCs offer opportunities to ...Continue Reading...


Building a Healthier Workplace Through a Coordinated and Strategic Approach

A healthy staff begins with a healthy organization. Creating a work environment where employees have resources, tools and a support system that empowers and motivates them is key. Nationally recognized with over 20 years experience in Head Start and a proven, research-based methodology, the UCLA Health Care Institute (HCI) presents its newest training which will ...Continue Reading...


Hosted by: Region VII OHS TTA Network Presented by the National Center on Development, Teaching and Learning (NCECDTL) and the National Center on Parent, Family and Community Engagement (NCPFCE)   This institute will support the needs of Head Start and Early Head Start leaders in home-based programs. NCPFCE will present topics focusing on how to ...Continue Reading...

I Am Moving I Am Learning (IMIL)

The National Center on Health, Behavioral Health, and Safety (NCHBHS) invites Head Start program teams to attend a two-day training on the I Am Moving, I Am Learning (IMIL) Head Start program enhancement. IMIL addresses childhood obesity and fits seamlessly into activities that programs already do in classrooms and family child care homes. At this ...Continue Reading...

2022 R7HSA Directors’ Caucus

REGISTER HERE! 2022 R7HSA Directors’ Caucus June 14-16, 2022 Stoney Creek Hotel and Conference Center Independence, MO View the event agenda HERE. Are you presenting? View the presenter guidelines here.

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