Solutions Webinar Series

Advancing Your Programs

Free webinars are available from R9HSA partners to advance your knowledge and discover new solutions!

Interested in presenting? Contact Ed Condon at or 916-259-0971 ext. 101

Upcoming Webinars




Past Webinars

Keep it “Pushin”: Continuing your forward march of progress in uncertain times

This session is brought to you in partnership with The University of Arizona Global Campus.

Presented by Dr. Newton Miller

This one-hour presentation is an energizing message infused with nuggets of wisdom and motivation that will provide inspiration and concrete techniques to help you become emotionally intelligent and introspective in such a way that is easy to understand and capitalize on during these dynamic and changing times.



Retirement planning strategies to ensure happy employees

Presented by George Fraser

Join us for an informational webinar on how to use utilize retirement planning as an essential tool for employee recruitment and retainment.  In this session, George Fraser of the Fraser Group will share his proven strategy on creating healthier, happier and more productive team members by reducing financial stress and creating hope for a better retirement. 



Taming the In-Kind Beast

Presented by Carlos Soriano, Partner

This session is sponsored by In-Kind Pro

This event will focus on ways programs can maximize their in-kind, engage their community, and simplify collection and reporting. 



Don’t let the Fall get you down! — Prepare you classrooms to fight back this flu season with the future of sanitizing

Presented by Bill Williams, President – Innovative Healthcare Solutions, LLC



The Future of Sanitizing – Prevent, Prepare and Respond to Infectious Outbreaks

Presented by Bill Williams, President – Innovative Healthcare Solutions, LLC

The Head Start community has been sanitizing essentially the same way since 1965! Now is the time to prepare for your return to the classroom. Respond with new technology that is faster, safer, eco-friendly and more effective in preventing the spread of infectious outbreaks.



The Calming Kit

Presented by Dave Scahill- CEO of The Discovery Source & Kathy Wahl – Director of The Inclusion Collaborative at the Santa Clara County Office of Education

Learn about “The Calming Kit”. Created by The Discovery Source and The Inclusion Collaborative to give adults a user friendly tool for teaching and learning with children 3-8 years old about feelings & emotions, as well as learning strategies to self- regulate and calm those “big” emotions.



Overcoming Your In-Kind Challenges

Presented by Jasmine Taylor, President – Kindly

Introducing Kindly, the First Head Start In-Kind Management Software. FINALLY, in-kind management software combined with child development and family engagement in ONE POWERFUL system! No more forms, manual data entry or struggling to reach your non-federal share goals. In-kind is now a paperless process that you can track and monitor globally in one place. With Kindly, parents, staff and agency leaders can now meet in a virtual hub, The Kindly Hub, with one goal, to revolutionize the way you work together to monitor activities that improve outcomes for children in a fast, fun and easy way!



The Program for Infant Toddler Care Hybrid Trainer’s Institute

Presented by Elizabeth Crocker, PITC Director of Training and Certification

Infants come into the world hardwired to learn and make connections with their caregivers for physical needs and to build trusting relationships as the foundation of social emotional development and school readiness. The Program for Infant Toddler Care (PITC), practices support optimal development for infants and toddlers.

In this webinar hear about how The PITC Hybrid Trainer’s Institute…

  1. Builds capacity to support improving quality of infant and toddler care aligned with performance standards
  2. Deepens your understanding of how to enhance the professional development of infant and toddler care teachers and family childcare providers
  3. Connects current research in infant and toddler development and care to practice through an inquiry process to co-construct learning with providers and parents

The PITC Hybrid Trainer’s Institute blends adult learning strategies and infant-toddler research based practice for participants in the program in preparation for supporting programs and care teachers of children birth to three. The goal of the program is to engage caregivers in a partnership of inquiry based learning where content is delivered in a relationship providing a co-constructivist approach to working with infant care professionals.

Click here to access the webinar recording

The Quality Improvement Network Informational Webinar

R9HSA and Early Intel are delighted to announce a new resource delivering data dashboards and benchmark analysis supported by expert, hands on faculty to help you implement continuous improvement: the Quality Improvement Network. Applications are opening for up to 25 programs to participate.

As a Head Start leader, you appreciate the challenge of using data to drive stronger outcomes. It’s not enough to attend a training or hire a data expert. That’s why we’ve created the Q.I. Network, an analytics based learning community to help move programs from basic compliance to sustained performance and outcomes.

For webinar resources, including the session’s recording, contact Rick Mockler.

Pumper Car: A Fun Ride On Toy That Encourages Inclusion, Exercise and Focus

Presenter: Jaimi Anderson

Our 30-minute webinar will highlight two fascinating case studies that demonstrate how exercising one’s body also helps exercise one’s brain. One case is based on Dr. John Ratey’s findings described in his book Spark. It demonstrates how aerobic exercise “physically remodels our brains for peak performance.” Learn More.

Webinar Recording

PowerPoint Slides

Madeline’s Story – Video

Head Start Story –  Video

Naperville School District and their PE programs – Articles

Michigan IRB Study

Scholastic’s Family & Community Engagement Resources

Presenter: Jenni BrasingtonBIO

Scholastic Education offers a combination of research-based instruction, expert professional development, and groundbreaking family and community engagement to ensure that we are supporting the whole child across all domains of learning! 

• Strategies and resources for implementing the Office of Head Start PFCE Framework
• Social-emotional support to address Early Head Start and Head Start Early Learning Outcomes
• Supports for Classroom Instruction and early learning libraries and customizable libraries by request

Webinar Recording

PowerPoint Slides


Evidence Based Strategies to Support Dual Language Learners Part 1 & 2

Presenter: Erika Flores, ChildrenFlow

On-Demand Recording – Part I & Part II

Data Doesn’t Always Determine Success: Balancing Research and Reality

Presenter: Kimberly P. Johnson, Ed.D.

Learn More

Helping Young children to BEFRIEND: Supporting Strong Emotions and Challenging Behaviors

Presenter: Dr. Shulamit Ritblatt

On-Demand Recording

More past webinars here.

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.
  • Provide resources to assist our members in compliance and professional development.

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