Head Start Leadership Workshop: How to Prepare for Monitoring in the New Era
Head Start has entered a new era – new paradigm (innovation v. compliance), new performance standards (flexible v. prescriptive), and a new monitoring protocol.
FTLF is excited to present its new workshop: How to Prepare for Monitoring in the New Era. This intensive training is ideal for any Head Start manager that will play a part in monitoring. The workshop will identify best practices that allow programs to be “review-ready” every day. Participants will also learn about strategies to prepare for a monitoring review, tips for acing the review itself, and contingency planning for unexpected events. The small group format allows for robust discussion with your colleagues – other Head Start managers – so that you can learn from other agencies.
Among other things, this intensive training will focus on:
- Learn the four steps to ensure that your program maintains a culture of compliance and continuous improvement. These habits will allow your program to be review-ready every day.
Focus Area One: Among other objectives, you will learn:
- How to prepare for a Focus Area One review;
- What reviewers are after;
- Key compliance pitfalls;
- How to memorialize the Focus Area One review for a Head Start on Focus Area Two.
Focus Area Two: Among other objectives, you will learn:
- How to use the four habits to establish a strategy for continuous improvement;
- How to prepare for a Focus Area Two review;
- What reviewers are after;
- Key compliance pitfalls; and
- What to do if reviewers are reading the regulations incorrectly.
How is this training different?
It’s collaborative. Research shows that adults learn best in a collaborative setting. We’ve limited the training to a small group of participants so that trainers can lead participants in collaborative, solution-oriented discussions.
It’s active. This training is hands-on. Our experts will lead you in exercises to help you learn how to read statutes and regulations critically so that when there are changes to the law you will be better equipped to understand and adapt to the changes.
It’s practical. You’ll leave this training with a roadmap to success, complete with to-do lists, best practices, and advice on policies and procedures.
Join FTLF's Head Start Practice Group Attorneys, Nicole Bacon and Ted Waters, for a small group intensive training that will provide you with the skills you need to succeed on new monitoring reviews.
Don’t delay - space is limited!
- Executive Director/ Head Start Director
- HR Director/Manager
- But all are welcome
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Nicole Bacon, a Partner at Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP, works in the firm’s Federal Grants, Litigation, and Health Law practice groups. Nicole offers her clients specialized guidance in compliance with federal grant law including specific programmatic requirements as well as the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles and Audit Requirements of Federal Awards. Nicole represents a variety of community-based organizations, before State and Federal courts as well as administrative bodies. [Full Bio]
Serving as Managing Partner of the firm since 2003, and a member of the Health Law and Federal Grants practices since 1992, Ted is a national authority in the area of federal grants, particularly in the health and community service spheres. He advises clients on all aspects of program requirements, including issues such as cost-based reimbursement, governance, grant administration, cost reporting, and administrative issues and routinely handles challenging issues such as government audits, internal investigations, and litigation. Ted's priority is to help each organization carry out its mission by offering practical, down-to-earth counsel and to ensure that legal challenges do not distract from that focus. [Full Bio]
Conference participants can earn up to 14 CPE credits in Specialized Knowledge and Applications.
- Prerequisites: None
- Target Audience: CEO, Executive Director/ Head Start Director, CFO, COO, HR Director/ Manager
- Advanced Preparation: None
- Program Level: All
- Delivery Method: Group-Live
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