General Information

Beginning of the Year

Training / Professional Development     

 Mandatory Training: ALL STAFF (Turn in all certificates to main office)

  • NESD Head Start Mission Statement and School Readiness Goals

 Mandatory Training: UNIT STAFF (Training for ALL STAFF Above, plus:)

  • Ideas for Classroom Interaction
  • Behavior Management – Watch Video – Fill out Quiz/Certificate

 Mandatory Training: Teachers/Home Visitors (Training for ALL STAFF, UNIT STAFF Above, plus:)

  • Creative Curriculum Orientation Videos (found under “Develop” in my.teachingstrategies.com (print certificates)
    • Creative Curriculum for Preschool, Foundation (10 hr)
    • Creative Curriculum for Preschool, Daily Resources (10 hr)
    • Creative Curriculum for Preschool, Objectives for Development and Learning (10 hr)
    • Creative Curriculum for Preschool, GOLD Introduction (2 hr)
    • Creative Curriculum for Preschool, Implementing GOLD in MyTeachingStrategies (10 hr)
  • Introduction to the CLASS Tool (TEACHERS and TEACHER ASSISTANTS) (found in myTeachstone.com – PK – Fill Out Quiz/Certificate)
    • Learn About: (15 min each – 10 total)
      • Positive Climate /  Negative Climate   /  Teacher Sensitivity    /   Regard for Student Perspective
      • Behavior Management    /    Productivity    /   Instructional Learning Formats
      • Concept Development    /   Quality of Feedback    /     Language Modeling
  • Introduction to the HOVRS Tool (HOME VISITORS)
    • 3 areas
  • Second Step Curriculum – Fill Out Quiz/Certificate
  • ChildPlus Training

Training/Professional Development Forms

Education Forms /Program Information

Attendance:

Child Files:

  • Center Files Checklist – Kept at the front of each child’s Education File on-site – reference for file contents
  • Home Base Files Checklist – Kept at the front of each child’s Education File on-site – reference for file contents
  • Sample Child File (last at past year’s) – (Second year children should have colored paper between years)

Child Screening/Assessment/Child Portfolios:

Behavior Plans

         Other Forms

Education Coordinators