Training & Technical Assistance Services

T/TAS Training Events Calendar

Tuesday, November 1st
10:00am - 5:30pm
  • Location: The Florida Hotel & Conference Center, Orlando, Florida
  • Time: 10:00am - 5:30pm

Completing the Federal Financial Reports SF-425, Tangible Personal Property Report SF-428, Real Property Status Report SF-429, and Program Performance Report SF-PPR

Novemer 1-2,  2022

9:00 AM – 4:30 PM EDT (NOTE that this is in the Eastern Time Zone!)
The Florida Hotel & Conference Center, Orlando, Florida

View Brochure for details, agenda, and hotel information

Standard Registration: $525

T/TAS@Your Service Subscribers: $450 - some restrictions apply

Online Registration

Non-Federal Entities that receive a Head Start and/or Early Head Start award for a five-year period of performance are required to periodically submit a series of Federal Reports. The Uniform Guidance (45 CFR Part 75.302(b)(2) requires non-federal entities to disclosure of the financial results of each Federal award or program to the funding sources that are accurate, current, and complete (ACC). Additionally, the Head Start performance standards include financial reporting requirements that are necessary to efficiently and effectively manage the Head Start and Early Head Start operating budgets.

The following federal reports are required to effectively and efficiently manage the Head Start program:

Federal Financial Report: SF-425
Tangible Personal Property Report: SF- 428
Real Property Status Report: SF-429
Program Performance Report: SF-PPR

This workshop will address the following requirements for completing reports:

  • Aligning the monthly reports to the Federal Reports;
  • How to use program and financial data to complete the reports; and
  • Timeframes for completing and submitting the federal reports.

Specifically, participants will be trained how to structure the budget in the accounting system to generate monthly reports that would be used to complete the Federal Reports.

The training will address the requirements for unliquidated obligations and unobligated balances. The training will demonstrate the appropriate way to complete the SF-428 including attachments; the SF-429 and its corresponding attachment and the SF-PPR. 

In conclusion, this is a “rare” opportunity for staff responsible for completing, certifying and the groups responsible for “oversight” to receive training on the Federal Reports that essential to the success of your five (5) year grant. If you want to ensure your organization meet that compliance, you must attend this training. This training will provide you with the structure and discipline to ensure your organization is efficient and effective in completion and submission of the federal reports.  


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Tuesday, November 8th
All Day
  • Location: Self-Paced Virtual Training
  • Time: All Day

November 8, 2022 - January 31, 2023
Self-Paced Virtual Training available 24/7

View Brochure for full details, agenda, and participation and technology information. 

To ensure you will be ready to participate in T/TAS online courses or virtual training, review our "Technology Guidelines for T/TAS Online Courses or Virtual Training Events" prior to registering. 

Registration deadline is October 26th!

Online Registration

Standard Registration: $375
T/TAS@Your Service Subscribers:
 $310 - some restrictions apply
1.5 CEUs (15.0 contact hours) from Western Kentucky University: $25

Come join T/TAS and your EHS colleagues for an online training experience designed to address your interests and encourage reflection and networking. All materials and activities will be available 24/7 from November 8, 2022 to January 31, 2023.

This 15-hour Early Head Start online training offers teachers, home visitors, and supervisors the opportunity to enhance their child development understanding and to gain new ideas. Content is also appropriate for infant and toddler staff working for programs other than EHS.

Training Topics

  • Understanding Pre-Natal Development;
  • Infant-Toddler Development;
  • Managing Behaviors in the Infant-Toddler Classroom;
  • Health, Safety, and Nutrition; and
  • Relationships with Families.

Training Techniques
This training is online and all instructions and materials will be available via your online access. Training techniques will include the review of meaningful resources including articles, videos, audio clips, web sites, and PowerPoint presentations. Interactive exchanges in the online discussion room will enrich the learning and encourage networking. Practical training assignments will allow each participant to practice skills.

Learning Outcomes by Topics

  • Understanding Pre-Natal Development: Participants will recognize the importance of health and well-being of the expectant family on pre-natal development.
  • Infant-Toddler Development: Participants will examine the overall development of infants and toddlers, review developmental milestones, and examine developmentally appropriate practices.
  • Managing Behaviors in the Infant-Toddler Classroom: Participants will explore the behaviors of infants and toddler and examine strategies for working appropriately with children and families.
  • Health, Safety, and Nutrition: Participants will identify best practices to be used in Early Head Start classrooms in the areas of health, safety, and nutrition.
  • Relationships with Families: Participants will investigate strategies for enhancing relationships with families, including expectant families and families with children aged birth to three years.

Meet the Staff Development Requirements of the Head Start Act
Participants must finish all training activities by training-end date to receive verification from T/TAS of their 15 clock hours of training. Section 648A of the Improving Head Start for School Readiness Act addresses Staff Qualifications and Development and requires that every Early Head Start teacher attend no fewer than 15 hours of professional development per year. The Act states that such professional development should be “…high quality, sustained, intensive, and classroom-focused in order to have a positive and lasting impact on classroom instruction and the teacher’s performance in the classroom.”

Meet CDA Renewal Requirements
Earn 1.5 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) to help keep your CDA current. Participants must finish all training activities by training-end date and file required paperwork to receive CEU credit.

The Renew Your Understanding training meets the following subject areas and hours:

  • 3 Hours of CDA Subject Area 1 - Planning a safe and healthy learning environment;
  • 3 Hours of CDA Subject Area 2 - Advancing children's physical and intellectual development;
  • 3 Hours of CDA Subject Area 3 - Supporting children's social and emotional development;
  • 3 Hours of CDA Subject Area 4 - Building productive relationships with families; and
  • 3 Hours of CDA Subject Area 8 - Understanding principles of child development and learning.

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 Last Modified 7/30/19