New Resources on Ohio’s Children and Families

Posted by Julie Stone on June 22, 2016 under News | Be the First to Comment

These reports have been released recently and are excellent resources detailing the status of children and families in Ohio.

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OHIO HEAD START ASSOCIATION 2015 ANNUAL REPORT

Leaving Young Children Behind: A Lost Opportunity for School and Workplace Success – report from Groundwork Ohio

Ohio’s Appalachian Children at a Crossroads: A Roadmap for Action – report from the Children’s Defense Fund – Ohio

2016 KIDS COUNT Data Book – State Trends in Child Well-Being from the Annie E. Casey Foundation – the site also has a page to view Ohio specific data

2016 Transportation Training Day

Posted by Julie Stone on June 21, 2016 under News | Be the First to Comment

bus2The 2016 OHSAI Transportation Training Day will take place on Thursday, August 18th from 9:30am to 3:00pm at the Doubletree in Worthington, Ohio.

This interactive training is geared toward Head Start Transportation Managers, Drivers and Monitors and will address these topics:

  • Security Awareness and Emergency Preparedness 
  • Active Supervision in Transportation Services
  • Communication Skills to Improve Teamwork and Engagement

REGISTRATION RATES: Member rate is $85.00. Agency members sending three or more participants will receive a discount: $75.00 for three or more.

The event is designed to meet the four hour ODE Annual Inservice Training requirement for bus drivers and bus aides as described in Ohio’s Pupil Transportation Operation and Safety Rules (3301-83-10(B)).

Watch for more details and registration information coming soon.

CLICK HERE FOR AGENDA AND REGISTRATION

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE

CLICK HERE TO MAKE RESERVATIONS ONLINE AT THE DOUBLETREE

June Conference Follow Up

Posted by Julie Stone on June 13, 2016 under News | Be the First to Comment

Thank you to all of you who joined us for the 2016 June Leadership and Professional Development Conference. We hope that it was a productive and fun experience for you.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD HEATHER WANDERSKI’S REGIONAL UPDATES WEDNESDAY MORNING SESSION POWER POINT

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD HEATHER WANDERSKI’S REGIONAL UPDATES LUNCHEON PRESENTATION POWER POINT

Jonathan Edision (Thursday Keynote)  contact information:  www.jonathanedision.com   jonathan@jonathanedison.com

Have a great summer!

Conscious Discipline – Special Event

Posted by Julie Stone on April 29, 2016 under News

Building Resilient Children, Families and Organizations Using Conscious Discipline®

August 10-11, 2016cd

Doubletree Worthington – 175 Hutchinson Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43235

CLICK HERE FOR ONLINE HOTEL RESERVATIONS

In this two day training, participants will have the opportunity to upgrade their current understanding of Conscious Discipline®, the highly effective social emotional curriculum to support work with children, families and Head Start Programs.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE!

CLICK HERE FOR AGENDA AND REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Day 1 will include a full day of inspiration and education from Angela Fraley, a highly regarded Loving Guidance Associate, as conveys how Conscious Discipline® creates the building blocks of safety and connection to prime the brain for learning in infants, toddlers and preschoolers.

Day 2 will include three break-out sessions:

Using Conscious Discipline® with infants and toddlers with a strong emphasis on Baby Doll Circle Time, Angela Fraley, National Trainer and Loving Guidance Associate

Advanced strategies using the Seven Skills of Conscious Discipline® to support preschoolers and their families, Renee Sutherland, Conscious Discipline Certified Instructor

Conscious Organizations– the Head Start administrator’s perspective, Peg Tazewell, Knox County Head Start Executive Director

Intended audience:  Head Start Administrators, Teachers and Assistant Teachers

As a result of this event, participants will be able to increase the fidelity of their implementation of Conscious Discipline throughout their Head Start program.

 Registration Fee: $275

 

CLICK HERE FOR AGENDA AND REGISTRATION INFORMATION

2016 June Leadership and Professional Development Conference

Posted by Julie Stone on April 28, 2016 under News

UPDATE – CLICK HERE FOR FINAL PROGRAM

JUNE 6 – 9, 2016

Great Wolf Lodge, Mason, Ohio

This event is planned to  help  build leadership skills at every level of the Head Start organization. This event will provide intensive, practical and advanced level learning to enhance the professional development levels of all participants.

Linda Smith (2)

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Linda Smith, Deputy Assistant Secretary for
Early 
Childhood Development, Administration for Children and Families

Kay Willmoth, Region V Program Manager, Office of Head Start 

CLICK HERE FOR THE AGENDA AND REGISTRATION MATERIALS

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • LEGISLATIVE DINNER – Monday evening with remarks from Tom Sheridan, Director of Government Affairs for the National Head Start Association, on the future of Head Start in the wake of the 2016 national elections.
  • Leadership Issues focused on Partnerships, Communication, Human Resources and State and Federal Priorities and Initiatives
  • Infant Toddler – supporting learning and development in a variety of settings
  • Fiscal Issues – Full day track to include Cost Allocation and Non-Federal Share
  • Family Development Crendential Instructor’s Institute – application and special registration required – contact OHSAI for more information
  • Family Engagement – Conscious Parenting, ERSEA, Cultural Awareness
  • Early Learning – CLASS Coaching, Project Based Instruction, Digital Documentation, and STEM in the outdoors
  • Health and Special Needs – Vision Screening training (see enclosed flyer), PIR Walk-Through, Accessibility, Managing Behavior, and networking opportunities
  • Many other sessions to support supervision and management skills

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  • 2501 Great Wolf Lodge  Mason, OH  45040    513-459-8885
  • Reservation—  1-866-954-9653 or click here
  • Use Group Code—1606OHSA
  • Room Rate—$129.00 (includes waterpark passes)
  • CLICK HERE FOR ONLINE RESERVATIONS (code 1606OHSA)

CLICK HERE FOR THE AGENDA AND REGISTRATION MATERIALS

CLICK HERE FOR THE FAMILY DEVELOPMENT CREDENTIAL INSTRUCTOR’S INSTITUTE APPLICATION AND REGISTRATION INFORMATION