OHSAI December Meeting

The OHSAI December Meeting will be held December 7-8, 2017 at the Doubletree Worthington.

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Thursday, December 7

 Amanda Bryans from the Office of Head Start has accepted our invitation and will join us for a dialogue in the Director Community of Learners and to deliver updates from the Office of Head Start during the luncheon General Session.

 COMMUNITIES OF LEARNERS

The Community of Learners model is designed to facilitate ongoing, meaningful and intentional networking, sharing and learning among and between peers working in a common field.  We view the implementation of the revised Head Start Program Performance Standards and the revised Monitoring System as unique opportunities to continue to frame the work of the Communities of Learners. 

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    • Directors
    • Parents
    • Education
    • Data
    • Health/Disabilities/Mental Health
    • Early Head Start
    • Family & Community Partnerships

 

Friday, December 8

Breakout sessions will focus on key topics across service areas including:

– Maintaining Positive Leadership in the Face of Change

– De-Mystifying Data: Helping Staff Understand Data and Its Importance

– Beyond the Basics: Looking at Practice Based Coaching Through an Advanced Lens

– Engaging with Substance Abusing Families: A Strengths Based Approach

– IMIL Strategies to Increase Instructional Support – Satisfying CLASS Indicators with Music and Movement

– PITC (Program for Infant Toddler Caregiving) – First Moves

 

Luncheon and General Session:

The Opioid Epidemic and Its Impact on Children  

LeeAnn Cornyn, Director of Children’s Initiatives, Policy and Public Affairs, Office of Ohio Attorney General 

 

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Head Start 101 and Governance Training

Head Start 101 and Governance Training 

The Basics and Beyond for Head Start Staff and Parents

A session for new Head Start employees, parents, current staff, and staff who train other staff and parents

Thursday, November 16 – 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Friday, November 17 – 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Doubletree Worthington, Columbus, Ohio – CLICK HERE TO MAKE RESERVATIONS ONLINE

TRAINING TOPICS

Head Start History

Head Start Structure

Head Start Rules and Regulations

Head Start Governance

Head Start Initiatives

State Connections – ODE, ODJFS, State Advocacy

Head Start and the Political System

The Heart of Head Start

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OHSAI October Meeting

OHSAI October Meeting

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Thursday, October 5th 2017

Doubletree Worthington, Columbus, Ohio

9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

COMMUNITIES OF LEARNERS  

The Community of Learners model is designed to facilitate ongoing, meaningful and intentional networking, sharing and learning among and between peers working in a common field.  

  • Directors
  • Parents
  • Education
  • Data
  • Health/Disabilities/Mental Health/Nutrition
  • Early Head Start
  • Family & Community Partnerships

12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Luncheon and General Session:

The New World of Head Start: Embracing Transformation

Dr. Tim Nolan

A focus on Performance Standard implementation, Monitoring frameworks, and the new skills needed to meet the expectations of the Office of Head Start.

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2017 Transportation Training Day

The 2017 OHSAI Transportation Training Day will take place on Thursday, August 18th from 9:30am to 3:00pm at the Crowne Plaza North in Columbus, Ohio

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

Transportation Essentials
 Buses, Safety and Scenarios
Substance Abuse and Your Role in the Community
REGISTRATION RATES: Member rate is $85.00. Member agencies sending three or more participants will receive a discount: $75.00 per participant for three or more.

2017 Conscious Discipline Event – The Big Picture

Conscious Discipline® –  The Big Picture

August 9-10, 2017

Doubletree Worthington – 175 Hutchinson Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43235

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 Intended audience:  Head Start and Early Head Start Administrators, Coaches, Mentors, Teachers and Assistant Teachers

In this two day training, participants will have the opportunity to step back to look at the “big picture” of Conscious Discipline focusing on implementation issues specific to Head Start and Early Head Start with a programmatic approach to infusing Conscious Discipline beyond the classroom.

Wednesday, August 9th

 Conscious Discipline Implementation in Head Start and Early Head Start

 Abbi Kruse, Nationally Certified Conscious Discipline Instructor

Participants will explore how Conscious Discipline can be used to support children and families impacted by adverse childhood experiences and the parallels between Conscious Discipline (Safety, Connection, Problem Solving) and Trauma Informed Care (Safety, Connection, Managing Emotions).

 

Thursday August 10th

 Conscious Discipline – Beyond the Classroom

Abbi Kruse, Nationally Certified Conscious Discipline Instructor

This training examines how the powers and skills of Conscious Discipline can be applied not only to our work with children but to our interactions with coworkers and adult family members.

 Conscious Discipline – Back to Basics

Renee Sutherland, Conscious Discipline Certified Instructor

This session will cover the skills and classroom structures of Conscious Discipline for staff from programs that are new to Conscious Discipline and staff who are new to programs that implement Conscious Discipline.

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

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Abbi Kruse is the founder and Executive Director of The Playing Field, an early education program that serves children from very diverse racial and socio-economic backgrounds. Through an Early Head Start grant, children experiencing homelessness are cared for right alongside those from far more advantaged families’

Before founding The Playing Field, Abbi served as the Director of the University of Wisconsin Preschool Lab. She had come to that role after serving as the Professional Development Director for a Head Start program. Other professional experience includes early childhood teacher, instructional coach, and administrator. While Abbi has worked in a variety of ECE settings, she holds the work of Head Start in high regard.

Abbi is Nationally Certified Conscious Discipline Instructor. She is also a part time faculty member at Madison College.  She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education and has nearly completed a Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction with and Early Childhood emphasis.

June Leadership and Professional Development Conference

JUNE 5-8, 2017

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.

CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Two Day Fiscal Track facilitated by the National Center for Program Management and Fiscal Operations
  • Leadership Academy for Practice Based Coaching Part 2 – Coach Training – open only to programs that have participated in Leadership Academy Part 1 – Programs will be contacted directly with details and special registration instructions. 
  • Trauma Train the Trainer
  • Family Development Credential Instructor’s Institute – application and special registration required
  • Sessions for Leaders on Performance Standards, Human Resources and Leadership approaches
  • Healthy Programs sessions – Healthy Menus and Healthy Policies
  • Breakout sessions covering a full range of issues and service areas

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GREAT WOLF LODGE RATE: $129 Single/Double + 13% local tax

guests can also make reservations by calling 1-866-954-9653

Cut off date 5-12-17

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