FREE LIVE Webinars
|Weekly Chat: Re-opening series
For the next four weeks, HSC will be hosting a Zoom call each Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. PDT, for all Head Start directors in California.Join us on Wednesday, July 29 to hear about Serving Families & Children at Home During the Pandemic.
The purpose of this Zoom webinar is to present Head Start program directors with relevant and valuable information to help guide you through re-opening plans. Each webinar will also provide an opportunity for you to speak and hear from each other. Register now!
Test Drive the Quorum e-Learning Platform
Grab your lunch, have a seat, and join us for a 30-minute test drive of Quorum e-Learning’s professional development system, now available through Head Start California. By attending this demonstration, you will learn more about Quorum’s robust online training library, including courses to support family engagement, CCDBG health & safety, communicable disease prevention, CDA credential courses, and more. Many of the Quorum courses are available in both English and Spanish.
This no-obligation demonstration is perfect for all roles of Head Start staff.
Date: Thursday, August 6
Time: 12:30 – 1:00 p.m.
FREE Webinars ON-DEMAND
|PPE, Food & Supply Purchasing: Leveraging collective buying power to lower costs
Head Start California’s newest corporate partner, Food & Supply Source, bring you a 30-minute presentation on how their services work. Organizations nationwide have used this collective buying power to lower costs on food and supplies, and you can too!
Tune in to learn how to utilize FSS’s registered dietitians to develop menus to ensure compliance with Child and Adult Care Food Program or National School Lunch Program. Best of all, their services are free! This half-hour could save your program thousands of dollars per year.
Are you looking for ways to collaborate better, easier and more effectively with your team without feeling like things are slipping through the cracks?
Here at Head Start California, we’ve been using Microsoft Teams as a way to connect virtually for almost a year. Come listen, learn and explore Teams with Michael Nelson from TLC Tech and Head Start California’s Executive Director Christopher Maricle in a “Teams Lab”, demonstrating how to use Team features.
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No Child Uncounted: The new timeline for the 2020 Census
This month, our Census trusted messeger training webinars will focus on how COVID-19 has affected census enumeration, the updated timeline for the nonresponse followup period and how families can complete the census while sheltering at home.
We’ll prepare you to answer frequently asked questions families may have, de-myth census concerns and provide role-playing techniques to practice conversations with families. All site staff are welcome to attend. Watch the recording now
Exclusive Insurance Programs for Head Start Members: Manage Your Risk and Keep Costs Down
Learn about exclusive Workers Compensation and Cyber Liability Insurance programs for California’s nonprofit Head Start members! Head Start California has teamed up with CalNonprofits and a top insurance company that specializes in Workers Compensation and Cyber Liability for the nonprofit market.
Tune in to hear about:
Cole Kinney, CalNonprofits Insurance Services; Colleen Lazanich, CalNonprofits Insurance Services; Krissy Kyjovsky, Tangram Insurance Services; Tracy Bernard, Tangram Insurance Services; Ellie Feldman, Wingman Insurance
|Free Webinar! Watch anytimeThis DRDP tutorial was created by the West Ed, in partnership with the Head Start State Collaboration Office to help answer questions for program and agency administrators on current features as well as those that will be implemented in the near future. Desired Results Development Profile (DRDP) is a web-based cloud application users can access to enter rating information and demographic information.
In this webinar, learn about:
|School Specialty and Head Start California are pleased to announce that our exclusive series of on-demand professional development webinars to support early childhood 21st century safe learning environments is now available for viewing!
Webinars start at just $89 each. For more pricing information and webinar descriptions, learn more here.
|Free webinar! Watch anytime
Nonprofits across California are moving away from the traditional fully-insured model of employee health insurance to control costs and improve health benefit coverage for staff. If you’re a nonprofit with more than 50 employees on health benefits, view this FREE webinar now!
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|Earn your CDA and meet training requirements!
In partnership with Kaplan Early Learning Company, Head Start California members now have access to Quorum eLearning, a membership program with over 180 hours of high-quality engaging and interactive training, which includes:
All training to earn or renew a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential;