Ohio Head Start Association, Inc. - Event Information

Event Name:Head Start 101: The Basics and Beyond for Head Start Staff & Parents

A session for new Head Start employees, parents, current staff and staff who train other staff and parents
Understanding the history, structure, regulations, politics, culture and relationships are the building blocks of strong systems and successful partnerships to support positive program outcomes. This is a unique opportunity for those new to Head Start (and those who train others in their agencies) to gain an appreciation of where we have been, where we are now, and what the future holds for Head Start.
This session, facilitated by Barbara Haxton, Executive Director of OHSAI and other Head Start Experts, will cover Head Start history, philosophy, funding and politics, structure and systems, relationships to state programs, and regulatory frameworks. We encourage attendees (especially parents) to stay for the Parent Community of Learners session (December 5th) at the OHSAI December Quarterly Meeting to learn more about Head Start Governance Requirements for Governing Boards, Policy Councils and Policy Committees.

Learning Outcomes:
1. Identify key events of Head Start history
2. Identify federal, state and local aspects of Head Start structure
3. Identify key sources of Head Start rules and regulations
4. Connect State entities to local services
5. Identify government processes that determine the course of Head Start and opportunities for influence
6. Identify the values that drive Head Start's mission

IACET CEUs will be available for this event.

Wednesday, December 4th, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm (Lunch Provided)
Head Start History and Philosophy
            Where have we come from and what makes us unique?
Head Start and the Political System
            What is our current climate and what must we do to maintain Congressional support?
Head Start Structure
            How are we funded and what supports are in place to help local programs be successful?
State Systems
            Where does Head Start fit in Ohio’s Early Care and Education Systems?
Head Start Policy
            What legislation and rules govern our work and how are we monitored?

Member: $110 each or $100 each for 3 or more ($125 On-site)    Non-Member: $125 ($175 On-Site)

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: Wednesday, November 27th 

OHSAI strives to have as many attendees as possible pre-registered and paid. If payment cannot be made by the deadline, please forward a purchase order.  If a registration must be canceled, please do so seven (7) working days prior  to the training. Cancellations must be made in writing. If a cancellation is made after the cutoff (7 working days prior to the training), a $40 administration fee will be applied per canceled person. No refund will be given for cancellations occurring less than 24 hours before event. Alternate participants may attend.   
Late Fees: $25.00  Registrations received after the deadline listed above will be assessed a late fee of $25.00 per person.


Hotel Reservations should be made directly to 

Doubletree Hotel Columbus/Worthington
175 Hutchinson Avenue
Columbus, Ohio  43235
 Hotel Code: OHSAI Head Start 101/December Training
  Rates:         $109.00      Single/Double
Includes complimentary wireless internet access, Breakfast  for up to 2 per room
Deadline for registration at these rates is  Tuesday, November 12, 2019
 Please call in ASAP with your reservations to 614-885-3334
Event Date:12/4/2019
Event Time:10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Eastern
Location:Doubletree Worthington
175 Hutchinson Ave
Columbus, OH 43235

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