Training Schedule

September 2014

ERSEA Level One Course: Understanding the Fundamentals

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Chicago, Illinois

This training is designed to strengthen participants knowledge and skills that are required for meeting the requirements outlined in Part 1305 of the federal regulations regarding eligibility, recruitment, selection, enrollment, and attendance (ERSEA) in Head Start. Participants will gain an in-depth understanding of the ERSEA regulations as well as the impact of the Head Start Act on eligibility and accessibility issues such as in the cases of Homeless and Over Income families.

October 2014

ERSEA Level Two Course - Implementing the Requirements

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - Thursday, October 23, 2014
Chicago, Illinois

This training builds on the basics established in Level One. It develops a further understanding of the regulations, provides ideas for implementation, and places an emphasis on systems management. Level Two focuses on best practices in implementation and management that make ERSEA processes successful.

November 2014

ERSEA Level Three Course: Managing the Process

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - Thursday, November 13, 2014
Chicago, Illinois

This training builds on Levels One and Two, and is designed to assist programs to better track, monitor, and evaluate the overall ERSEA process and the systems that support it.

December 2014

ERSEA Competency-Based Certification Review and Exam

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - Thursday, December 11, 2014
Chicago, Illinois

The ERSEA Certification Review and Exam is a day and half session designed to prepare each participant for the comprehensive ERSEA Certification Exam. The Exam includes 100 questions that were designed to test each participants skills, knowledge and understanding of the ERSEA process. Upon satisfactory completion of the Certification process, the ERSEA Certification will be good for a three (3) year period. After 3 years, it must be renewed by the completion of a Review session and successful completion of an ERSEA Exam.

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