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T/TAS - Pre-Service and In-Service Topics List

Pre-Service and In-Service Training Available from T/TAS

 

View individual staff bios HERE.

 
GENERAL TOPICS
Administrative Requirements for Grantees and Delegates
Trainers: Perry Davis, Marce Verzaro-O'Brien, Chris Watkins
Conflict Resolution
Trainers: Gail Elleby, Perry Davis, Michael Gramling
Davis-Bacon Act Requirements and Facilities
Trainers: Perry Davis, Chris Watkins
Delegate Agencies
Trainer: Marce Verzaro-O'Brien
Designation Renewal System
Trainers: Perry Davis, Marce Verzaro-O'Brien, Chris Watkins
Exploring Management Styles
Trainers: Perry Davis, Eric Dupree, Marce Verzaro-O’Brien
Facilities Development and Maintenance
Trainer: Chris Watkins
Going Green
Trainer: Paula Mydlenski
Leadership Skills Development
Trainers: Perry Davis, Eric Dupree, Gail Elleby, Luis Hernandez, Paula Mydlenski, Marce Verzaro-O’Brien
Managing Daily Operations
Trainers: Eric Dupree, Marce Verzaro-O’Brien
Managing Organizational Change
Trainers: Perry Davis, Eric Dupree, Gail Elleby, Luis Hernandez, Marce Verzaro-O'Brien
Managing Stress
Trainers: Gail Elleby, Luis Hernandez, Paula Mydlenski, Jennifer Pecot
Negotiating Strategies
Trainers: Perry Davis, Eric Dupree
Orientation to Head Start for Directors, New Managers, Staff, Board and Policy Council
Trainers: Perry Davis, Eric Dupree, Paula Mydlenski, Jennifer Pecot, Marce Verzaro-O'Brien, Chris Watkins
Policy Council and Board Training Policy Council (i.e., Program Governance, Board Development and Training)
Trainers: Perry Davis, Eric Dupree, Gail Elleby, Robin Gadsden-Dupree, Jennifer Pecot, Marce Verzaro-O'Brien, Chris Watkins
Public Relations and Customer Service
Trainers: Luis Hernandez, Chris Watkins
Succession Planning
Trainers: Eric Dupree, Marce Verzaro-O'Brien
Team Building
Trainers: Perry Davis, Eric Dupree, Gail Elleby, Michael Gramling, Luis Hernandez, Paula Mydlenski, Jennifer Pecot
Time Management
Trainers: Perry Davis, Gail Elleby, Jennifer Pecot, Paula Mydlenski

 

ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT
Budgeting using the GABI
Trainer: Perry Davis
Community Assessment
Trainers: Perry Davis, Chris Watkins, Paula Mydlenski
Community Partnerships
Trainers: Eric Dupree, Robin Gadsden-Dupree, Paula Mydlenski
Developing Program Work Plans
Trainers: Perry Davis, Chris Watkins
Developing Your Program's Professional Development System
Perry Davis, Gail Elleby, Luis Hernandez, Marce Verzaro-O'Brien
Disaster Preparedness
Trainer: Paula Mydlenski
Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment, and Attendance
Trainers: Gail Elleby, Robin Gadsden-Dupree, Jennifer Pecot (alternate: Chris Watkins, Perry Davis)
Fair Labor Standard Act
Trainer: Perry Davis
Financial Reporting
Trainers: Perry Davis, Chris Watkins
HHS Grants Policy Statement
Trainer: Perry Davis
Human Resources System
Trainers: Perry Davis, Chris Watkins
Identifying, Assessing and Managing Risk
Trainers: Perry Davis, Marce Verzaro-O'Brien
Non-Federal Share
Trainers: Perry Davis, Chris Watkins
Internal Program Monitoring
Trainers: Perry Davis, Marce Verzaro-O'Brien
Managing Fiscal Risk
Trainers: Perry Davis, Chris Watkins
Managing Multiple Funding Streams
Trainers: Perry Davis, Chris Watkins, Marce Verzaro-O’Brien
Overview of the Head Start Program Performance Standards
Trainers: Perry Davis, Chris Watkins, Marce Verzaro-O’Brien, Gail Elleby, Robin Gadsden-Dupree, Jennifer Pecot, Janie Sailors, Amy Hood
Performance Appraisal
Trainers: Perry Davis, Marce Verzaro-O’Brien, Michael Gramling
Program Self-Assessment
Trainers: Perry Davis, Marce Verzaro-O’Brien, Chris Watkins, Paula Mydlenski
Shared Governance
Trainers: Perry Davis, Marce Verzaro-O’Brien, Chris Watkins, Gail Elleby, Eric Dupree, Robin Gadsden-Dupree, Jennifer Pecot
Staff Selection
Trainers: Eric Dupree, Michael Gramling
Staff Supervision
Trainers: Perry Davis, Eric Dupree, Michael Gramling
Strategic Planning
Trainers: Chris Watkins, Krystal Heinzen, Eric Dupree, Marce Verzaro-O’Brien, Gail Elleby, Paula Mydlenski
The Improving Head Start for School Readiness Act of 2007
Trainers: Perry Davis, Eric Dupree, Chris Watkins, Marce Verzaro-O’Brien, Gail Elleby, Luis Hernandez
The Mentor Coach/Supervisor
Trainers: Michael Gramling, Paula Mydlenski
Transportation
Trainers: Chris Watkins, Perry Davis, Paula Mydlenski
Understanding and Preparing for the Federal Review Process
Trainers: Perry Davis, Chris Watkins, Marce Verzaro-O’Brien, Paula Mydlenski
Working with Volunteers
Trainers: Perry Davis, Chris Watkins, Gail Elleby, Jennifer Pecot

 

HOME-BASED HEAD START
Effective Home Visits
Trainers: Luis Hernandez, Michael Gramling, Eric Dupree, Robin Gadsden-Dupree
Family Literacy in Home-Based Settings
Trainers: Luis Hernandez, Michael Gramling, Robin Gadsden-Dupree
Health and Nutrition in the Home-Based Setting
Trainers: Janie Sailors, Paula Mydlenski
Introduction and Overview of Home-Based Head Start
Trainers: Janie Sailors, Robin Gadsden-Dupree, Eric Dupree, Chris Watkins
Managing and Supervising the Home-Based Option
Trainers: Robin Gadsden-Dupree, Eric Dupree, Chris Watkins, Michael Gramling

 

EARLY HEAD START AND INFANT/TODDLER PROGRAMMING
Appropriate Indoor and Outdoor Learning Environments
Trainers: Michael Gramling, Paula Mydlenski, Amy Hood
Challenging Behaviors of Infants and Toddlers
Trainers: Michael Gramling, Paula Mydlenski, Amy Hood
Daily Routines in Early Head Start
Trainers: Michael Gramling, Robin Gadsden-Dupree, Janie Sailors, Paula Mydlenski, Amy Hood, Paula Mydlenski
Early Brain Development
Trainers: Michael Gramling, Janie Sailors, Paula Mydlenski, Luis Hernandez, Amy Hood
Early Literacy in the Early Head Start Program
Trainers: Michael Gramling, Robin Gadsden-Dupree, Paula Mydlenski, Luis Hernandez
Emotional Development for Infants and Toddlers
Trainers: Michael Gramling, Paula Mydlenski
Infant-Toddler/Caregiver Interactions
Trainers: Paula Mydlenski, Amy Hood
Infant-Toddler Program Management
Trainers: Janie Sailors, Marce Verzaro-O’Brien, Paula Mydlenski, Amy Hood
Integrating Health and Nutrition into Infant/Toddler Programs
Trainers: Paula Mydlenski, Janie Sailors
Services to Expectant Families
Trainers: Janie Sailors, Paula Mydlenski, Amy Hood
The Role of the Caregiver
Trainers: Michael Gramling, Paula Mydlenski, Amy Hood
Using Routines to Teach and Learn
Trainers: Michael Gramling, Paula Mydlenski, Amy Hood

 

EDUCATION: CHILD OUTCOMES
Anecdotal Notes
Trainers: Michael Gramling, Amy Hood
Basics of Learning Outcomes
Trainers: Luis Hernandez, Michael Gramling, Paula Mydlenski
Child Assessment
Trainers: Marce Verzaro-O’Brien, Paula Mydlenski, Luis Hernandez
Creating An Early and Accurate Baseline
Trainer: Paula Mydlenski
Developing and Implementing a Plan
Trainers: Marce Verzaro-O’Brien, Paula Mydlenski
Incorporating Child Outcomes Indicators into Lesson Plans
Trainers: Paula Mydlenski, Luis Hernandez

 

EDUCATION: CURRICULUM
Developmental Domains and Classroom Practices
Trainers: Luis Hernandez, Michael Gramling, Paula Mydlenski, Amy Hood
Developmentally Appropriate Practice
Trainers: Luis Hernandez, Marce Verzaro-O’Brien, Michael Gramling, Paula Mydlenski, Amy Hood
Early Childhood Curriculum
Trainers: Paula Mydlenski, Luis Hernandez, Amy Hood
I Am Moving, I Am Learning: An Introduction
Trainer: Paula Mydlenski
Importance of Play
Trainers: Michael Gramling, Robin Gadsden-Dupree, Paula Mydlenski, Luis Hernandez, Amy Hood
Individualization
Trainers: Michael Gramling, Paula Mydlenski, Luis Hernandez, Amy Hood
Integrating Health and Nutrition Education into the Preschool Classroom
Trainers: Paula Mydlenski, Janie Sailors I Am Moving, I Am Learning
Trainer: Paula Mydlenski
Lesson Plans and Learning Activities
Trainers: Luis Hernandez, Amy Hood
Math and Science
Trainers: Michael Gramling, Paula Mydlenski, Luis Hernandez
Self-Concept
Trainers: Michael Gramling, Paula Mydlenski, Luis Hernandez
Teacher-Child Interactions and the CLASS
Trainers: Paula Mydlenski, Michael Gramling

 

EDUCATION: LANGUAGE AND LITERACY
Activities for Language Development
Trainers: Michael Gramling, Robin Gadsden-Dupree, Paula Mydlenski, Luis Hernandez
Building Vocabulary
Trainers: Michael Gramling, Robin Gadsden-Dupree, Paula Mydlenski, Luis Hernandez
Emerging Literacy and Language
Trainers: Luis Hernandez, Michael Gramling, Robin Gadsden-Dupree, Paula Mydlenski
Learning to Read and Write
Trainers: Michael Gramling, Paula Mydlenski, Luis Hernandez
Working with English Language Learners
Trainers: Luis Hernandez, Michael Gramling, Paula Mydlenski

 

EDUCATION: MANAGEMENT
Challenging Behaviors
Trainers: Michael Gramling, Paula Mydlenski, Luis Hernandez, Amy Hood
Effective Learning Centers
Trainers: Michael Gramling, Luis Hernandez, Amy Hood
Effective Monitoring
Trainers: Michael Gramling, Marce Verzaro-O’Brien, Paula Mydlenski
Outdoor Learning Environments
Trainers: Michael Gramling, Janie Sailors, Paula Mydlenski, Luis Hernandez, Amy Hood
Playground Safety
Trainers: Janie Sailors, Luis Hernandez, Amy Hood
Positive Guidance
Trainers: Michael Gramling, Paula Mydlenski, Luis Hernandez, Amy Hood
Preparing for NAEYC Accreditation
Trainer: Amy Hood
Room Arrangement
Trainers: Luis Hernandez, Amy Hood
School Readiness
Trainers: Luis Hernandez, Michael Gramling, Marce Verzaro-O’Brien, Paula Mydlenski, Amy Hood
Teacher-Child Interactions
Trainers: Luis Hernandez, Michael Gramling, Paula Mydlenski, Amy Hood

 

CHILD HEALTH AND SAFETY
Allergy Anxiety
Trainers: Janie Sailors, Paula Mydlenski
Avoiding Bloodborne Pathogens
Trainers: Janie Sailors, Paula Mydlenski
Child Abuse
Trainers: Janie Sailors, Paula Mydlenski, Robin Gadsden-Dupree, Jennifer Pecot
Childhood Overweight Issues
Trainers: Janie Sailors, Paula Mydlenski
Common Skin Conditions
Trainer: Janie Sailors
Communicable Diseases
Trainer: Janie Sailors
Culture and Health
Trainers: Janie Sailors, Paula Mydlenski
Effective Mental Health Service Area Plans
Trainer: Janie Sailors
Emergency Preparedness
Trainers: Janie Sailors, Paula Mydlenski
Health Advocacy and Wellness
Trainers: Janie Sailors, Paula Mydlenski
Health Literacy for Families and Staff
Trainer: Janie Sailors
Health Services Advisory Committee
Trainers: Janie Sailors, Paula Mydlenski
Medication Administration
Trainers: Janie Sailors, Paula Mydlenski, Amy Hood
Nutrition in Head Start and Early Head Start
Trainers: Janie Sailors, Paula Mydlenski, Amy Hood
Oral Health
Trainers: Janie Sailors, Paula Mydlenski
Social-Emotional Development
Trainers: Janie Sailors, Michael Gramling, Paula Mydlenski, Amy Hood

 

WORKING WITH FAMILIES
Changing Demographics
Trainer: Luis Hernandez
Creating a Family-Friendly Head Start Program
Trainers: Robin Gadsden-Dupree, Gail Elleby, Jennifer Pecot, Luis Hernandez
Divorce
Trainer: Michael Gramling
Documenting Family Services
Trainers: Robin Gadsden-Dupree, Jennifer Pecot
Family Literacy Overview
Trainers: Robin Gadsden-Dupree, Jennifer Pecot, Michael Gramling
Family Partnership Agreement Process
Trainers: Robin Gadsden-Dupree, Jennifer Pecot, Michael Gramling, Gail Elleby, Paula Mydlenski, Luis Hernandez
Father Involvement
Trainers: Robin Gadsden-Dupree, Jennifer Pecot, Michael Gramling, Eric Dupree
Five Key Parental Behaviors that Predict Success in School for Children
Trainers: Michael Gramling, Luis Hernandez
Integrating and Parent/Family/Community Framework Into Your Service Delivery
Trainers: Robin Gadsden-Dupree, Jennifer Pecot, Gail Elleby, Michael Gramling, Luis Hernandez
Involving Parents in Outcomes
Trainers: Luis Hernandez, Robin Gadsden-Dupree, Marce Verzaro-O’Brien, Paula Mydlenski
Managing A Case Load
Trainers: Robin Gadsden-Dupree, Jennifer Pecot
Parent Support for Social-Emotional Development
Trainers: Michael Gramling, Luis Hernandez
Parent-Child Interactions
Trainers: Michael Gramling, Paula Mydlenski, Luis Hernandez
Re-Energizing Parent Committees
Trainers: Robin Gadsden-Dupree, Jennifer Pecot, Gail Elleby
Resolving Conflicts with Parents
Trainers: Robin Gadsden-Dupree, Jennifer Pecot, Michael Gramling
Setting Goals with Families
Trainers: Robin Gadsden-Dupree, Jennifer Pecot, Michael Gramling, Gail Elleby, Paula Mydlenski
Successful Transitions
Trainers: Janie Sailors, Amy Hood
Teen Parents
Trainers: Robin Gadsden-Dupree, Michael Gramling
The Parent as Lifelong Learner
Trainers: Robin Gadsden-Dupree, Michael Gramling, Luis Hernandez
Training and Learning Experiences for Parents
Trainers: Robin Gadsden-Dupree, Luis Hernandez