Training Schedule

January 2015

ERSEA Review and Exam - Lincoln, IL

Monday, January 12, 2015 - Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Lincoln, 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.

February 2015

Eligibility and Admissions Compliance Training

Thursday, February 19, 2015 - Friday, February 20, 2015
Chicago, Illinois

The Eligibility and Admissions Compliance Training is designed to help programs meet the challenges of eligibility and admission requirements and focuses specifically on building the skills of staff in this area.The training is a two-day session that will prepare your staff to meet the requirements of the regulations for Head Start, Child Care, and Pre-Kindergarten with confidence.

March 2015

ERSEA Level One Course - Understanding the Fundamentals

Thursday, March 26, 2015 - Friday, March 27, 2015
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.

April 2015

ERSEA Level Two Course - Implementing the Requirements

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - Wednesday, April 29, 2015
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.

ERSEA Level Three Course: Managing the Process

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - Thursday, April 30, 2015
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.

May 2015

ERSEA Competency-Based Certification Review and Exam

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - Thursday, May 28, 2015
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.

June 2015

ERSEA Re-certification

Thursday, June 18, 2015 - Friday, June 19, 2015
Chicago, Illinois

The value of constantly updating current skills and knowledge in the field of ERSEA is not just important but a necessity in improving access to services for eligible children and families. Since the passing of the 2007 Head Start Act, ERSEA has continued to be an area that organizations need to continue to strengthen. During the past several months, GAO reports illustrate problems and challenges such as determining eligibility in local programs ie suspected fraud in local programs as well as OHS lack of clearly defining key terms related to enrollment which impacts end of month enrollment reporting required by the Act.

September 2015

ERSEA Level One Course: Understanding the Fundamentals

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - Thursday, October 01, 2015
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 2015

ERSEA Level Two Course - Implementing the Requirements

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - Wednesday, October 28, 2015
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.

ERSEA Level Three Course: Managing the Process

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - Thursday, October 29, 2015
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 2015

ERSEA Compentency Based Review and Exam

Wednesday, December 09, 2015 - Thursday, December 10, 2015
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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