Agency Messages - May 2020

Agency Messages - May 2020 — May 21, 2020

The Iowa Head Start Association Board met Wednesday, May 20, 2020 and has the
following messages for you:

2020 Early Care and Education Institute – October 2-3, 2020

Plans are in motion for this year’s Fall Institute! We hope you’ll join us.


Tom Rendon Named as Friend Representative on Region VII Head Start Association Board

Tom Rendon has agreed to represent Iowa as a friend on the Region VII Head Start Association board. Iowa is grateful for his willingness to serve in the capacity!


Statewide Committee Representation

Do you serve on a statewide committee?  IHSA is working to map Head Start’s representation and would love to connect with you if you serve on a statewide committee. Please reach out to


2020-2021 Professional Development Offerings



2  TA Training Cluster re covid-19 9:30-11 am - record


TBD  De-escalation Training?

TBD  Health Networking (Policy Change)


1          Trauma Informed Care Training, Pre-Institute Session

2-3       Early Care and Education Fall Institute

20-23  Region VII Head Start Association Leadership Conference


3   Education Coordinators Networking 

3   Director Networking

3   Nutrition Networking

TBD PBIS Train the Trainer

TBD Parent Leadership


1  Disabilities and Mental Health Networking

1  ERSEA Networking (Child Plus) Networking

1  Director Networking

TBD Reflective Supervision Training


5  EHS/Family Support Networking

5   Director Networking

5   Social Emotional Networking


2  Director Networking

2  Fidelity Checklist Networking


2  Director Networking

2  Family Engagement Networking


6  Director Networking

6  Coaching Networking

6  Health Networking

TBD Motivational Interviewing Training


4  Director Networking

4  ERSEA Networking (Modules)

TBD Prevent Child Abuse Iowa Conference

TBD Motivational Interviewing Training follow up