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Takeaways from the Data and Q.I. Institute

To be honest: when we first recruited the Harvard team to present their early childhood data bootcamp to Head Start leaders, I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect. Professors Nonie and Stephanie of the Zaentz Early Education Initiative are respected educators, but they have limited experience with Head Start. Our…

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Headstart Covid-19

Findings from National Program Survey

Early Intel and the National Head Start Association have released findings from a joint survey of over 300 Head Start programs, regarding how they're responding to closures from Covid-19. The survey found that while most programs were forced to close their doors, staff continued to provide services, often in creative…

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Planning for Trauma Informed Care

Thanks to new federal funding, Head Start programs have the opportunity to strengthen their approach to trauma. The ability of staff to recognize the impact of trauma in themselves and others, to understand the effects and to effectively respond offers a chance to make a real difference in the lives…

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Drive Continuous Improvement in Your Program

Tweets of Interest

Since it's virtual this year, next week is a great chance to check out ACF's Natl Research Conf. on Early Childhood (free). Presentations on data, quality improvement, trauma informed care, and combatting racism thru authentic research: https://zcu.io/LLij. #NRCEC2020

Is your Head Start program interested? Network subscribers receive cutting edge, interactive data dashboards, expert faculty and coaching to implementation. The most fun way to master federal data and quality improvement requirements: http://zcu.io/Km4L

Know someone who might be a fit? Our Head Start QI and analytics network is growing: https://zcu.io/g1Sq. We're willing to consider someone outside of California if they are the right fit, as we're mostly virtual.

Just received notice of a favorite EdTech and innovation conference (which has added an early childhood strand in recent years). Of course it's virtual this year, but the really good news is, now it's FREE: https://zcu.io/msdg Thanks @asugsvsummit, @innatepromise

Just finished our 3 week, virtual training for Head Start on data and improvement science. Encouraging to see how aligned the thinking from @ZaentzHarvardEd is to our @Head Start leaders. Thanks @Region 9 Head Start Association, @NonieLesaux, et al - https://zcu.io/SPyi

2021 Q.I. Network is forming. Membership includes data warehouse, dashboard analytics, benchmarking, expert faculty, facilitated learning groups and implementation coaching: https://zcu.io/NGGd. Thanks @Region 9 Head Start Association, @[email protected]

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