Since 1973, Training & Technical Assistance Services (T/TAS) has been a leading provider of comprehensive Head Start technical assistance and professional development training in all program content areas for the Head Start, Early Head Start, child care, and human services communities.
T/TAS' training and consulting group offers a wide range of high-quality, responsive and cost-effective on-site and on-line training, including pre-service and in-service workshops for local programs or clusters; program governance training; training for program leadership, policy councils, boards, and professional associations. Training may be offered for college and continuing education credit. Highly qualified specialists with extensive real-world experience provide consultation in program design and management, education and child development services, parent, family and community engagement, health services (i.e., medical, oral health, nutrition and mental health), fiscal and human resources management, and other related topics. Staff are also available to conduct research, evaluation and monitoring, facilitate strategic and succession planning, and write or edit grant applications and proposals for local organizations and associations.
T/TAS operates a Head Start, an Early Head Start, and child care program serving children birth to 5-years old and their families at the Colleen B. Mendel Child Care Center located in Jones-Jaggers Hall on the WKU campus, and at the Bryant Way development of the Bowling Green Housing Authority. Child care services incorporate the Head Start philosophy of comprehensive services and family engagement in children's education into its Head Start, Early Head Start, subsidized and fee-based child development programs. T/TAS also operates a Child Care Resource and Referral division serving child care programs in the ten-county region of south central Kentucky.