Training West

Ongoing | Web-based | Forums

Training West Webinars bring Head Start agencies affordable and accessible training events, live and on-demand. The webinars target program leadership and senior managers whose workplace tasks include fiscal, human resources, training and talent development, community partnerships and parent leadership.

Human Resources Three-Part Series
Part 1: March 14, 2017 | Part 2: May 9, 2017 | Part 3: July 11, 2017

SeaBright HR and Region 9 Head Start Association’s Training West collaborate for a three-part webinar on Human Resource Management in Head Start. SeaBright HR is a boutique HR consultancy with the knowledge and experience in Head Start to deliver a variety of management solutions to help you get the most from your employees and free-up valuable resources. You can register for one or all three parts of the series.

One Webinar Member $69/Nonmember $99 | Series Member $179/Nonmember $229 

Part 1 | 2017 Human Resources Trends | March 14 — 3 p.m. Pacific Time

Reviews the major trends facing the HR professional in 2017. A focus on areas most relevant to the nonprofit community in 2017, including attrition, skills shortage and engagement and culture, and the ever-growing impact of technology. Attendees will become aware of the major trends potentially impacting them this year and will leave with the knowledge on how to respond. 

Part 2 | Human Resource Systems and Best Practices | May 9 — 3 p.m. Pacific Time

Reviews human resource activities vital to the health of an agency: The most important systems and practices to have in place to ensure legal compliance and and engaged and effective workforce. Covers crucial elements to have in place and provides tools to implement best practices in your organization. 

Part 3 | Employee Retention Strategies | July 11 — 3 p.m. Pacific Time

Covers critical area of employee retention to avoid costly turnover. Studies show that workplaces that demonstrate the value they place in their employees—and put into place policies and practices that reflect effective retention practices—benefit from worker commitment and productivity. Provides information on how to improve retention practices, increasing employee satisfaction and saving valuable resources. 

Presenter: SeaBright HR is owned and operated by Niamh Pommerenke, MA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, MCIPD. She has more than 17 years of human resource experience in a industries such as high-tech, banking, airline, nonprofit and telecommunications in the U.S., France, Germany, U.K. and Australia.


Peer to Peer Forums

Human Resources Forum: A peer to peer exchange for individuals working in Human Resources to support Head Start programs.  Individuals may be working in Compensation and Benefits, Compliance or Talent Development.  Click here to Join

The Vision

All children, regardless of their circumstance at birth, deserve a full and prosperous life.

The Mission

  • Support high-impact Head Start programs for children and adults by creating opportunities for collaboration, networking and information sharing.
  • Unite with state and national Head Start organizations to ensure regulatory and budget outcomes that support our work.
  • Champion the message that every child and family who succeeds makes their community a better place.

Contact Us

1225 8th Street, Suite 342
Sacramento, CA 95814



Connect with a Region 9 State Association
Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada

Region 9 Head Start

© Region 9 Head Start Association | All Rights Reserved. | Privacy Policy

Site Created by KC Web Specialists, LLC