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R7HSA Intensive Training Series (ITS): Recruitment and Retention – Planning Systemic Possibilities

Recruitment and retention of qualified staff seems to be the current highest priority for Head Start Directors. How can programs best support staff to retain the ones they have and develop strategies for attracting those they need? What are the questions to ask, the data to gather, the strategies to learn, and who needs to be an integral part of such planning? We will explore all this and more, engaging each other as thinking partners in co-creating strategic short and longer term plans.


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...


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