Training

Training

Organizations are only as good as the professionals who work for them. Even in highly committed learning organizations, keeping up with the pace of new information is a challenge. HGJA makes that job easier – and our clients more effective.

We specialize in hands-on training that produces results. From national, stand-alone events for individuals to turnkey, tailored programs for organizations, our priority is to deliver a unique experience that not only opens minds but puts them to work in new ways. Customized educational events can also be combined with consultation services for greater organizational impact.

Customer-designed solutions to suit unique needs can be delivered virtually to ensure the greatest number of staff, partners, and stakeholders can participate. Public seminars are also offered and designed to build skills and offer networking opportunities.

2022 / 2023 Virtual & In-Person Training Calendar

Bootcamp Virtual E-Learning Session

Service Delivery Training Course

Leadership and Management Offerings

ERSEA Certification Courses

  • ERSEA Review and Exam: Successful Completion of Core Competencies - (Live Virtual Training)
    • Day 1
      December 8, 2022
      9:30 am - 3:30 pm
    • Day 2
      December 9, 2022
      9:30 am - 12:00 pm

    The ERSEA Certification Review and Exam is a day and half session designed to prepare each participant for the comprehensive ERSEA Certification Exam. The Exam includes 100 questions that were designed to test each participants skills, knowledge and understanding of the ERSEA process. Upon satisfactory completion of the Certification process, the ERSEA Certification will be good for a one (1) year period. After 1 year, it must be renewed by the completion of a Review session and successful completion of an ERSEA Exam.

  • ERSEA Level One Course: Understanding the Fundamentals - (Hybrid) (In-Person Chicago, IL and Live Virtual Training)
    • Day 1
      March 28, 2023
      9:30 am - 3:30 pm
    • Day 2
      March 29, 2023
      9:30 am - 3:30 pm

    This training is designed to strengthen participants knowledge and skills that are required for meeting the requirements outlined in Part 1302 of the federal regulations regarding eligibility, recruitment, selection, enrollment, and attendance (ERSEA) in Head Start. Participants will gain an in-depth understanding of the ERSEA regulations as well as the impact of the Head Start Act on eligibility and accessibility issues such as in the cases of Homeless and Over Income families.

  • ERSEA Level Two Course: Implementing the Requirements - (Hybrid) (In Person, Chicago, IL and Live Virtual)
    • Day 1
      April 19, 2023
      9:30 am - 3:30 pm
    • Day 2
      April 20, 2023
      9:30 am - 3:30 pm

    This training builds on the basics established in Level One. It develops a further understanding of the regulations, provides ideas for implementation, and places an emphasis on systems management. Level Two focuses on best practices in implementation and management that make ERSEA processes successful.

  • ERSEA Level Three Course: Managing the Process - (Hybrid) (In-Person, Chicago, IL and Live Virtual Training)
    • Day 1
      May 17, 2023
      9:30 am - 3:30 pm
    • Day 2
      May 18, 2023
      9:30 am - 3:30 pm

    This training builds on Levels One and Two, and is designed to assist programs to better track, monitor, and evaluate the overall ERSEA process and the systems that support it.

  • ERSEA Review and Exam: Successful Completion of Core Competencies - (Hybrid) (In-Person, Chicago, IL and Live Virtual Training)
    • Day 1
      June 15, 2023
      9:30 am - 3:30 pm
    • Day 2
      June 16, 2023
      9:30 am - 12:00 pm

    The ERSEA Certification Review and Exam is a day and half session designed to prepare each participant for the comprehensive ERSEA Certification Exam. The Exam includes 100 questions that were designed to test each participants skills, knowledge and understanding of the ERSEA process. Upon satisfactory completion of the Certification process, the ERSEA Certification will be good for a one (1) year period. After 1 year, it must be renewed by the completion of a Review session and successful completion of an ERSEA Exam.

  • ERSEA Re-certification: Building on Established Foundations - (In-Person, Chicago, IL and Virtual) (Hybrid)
    • Day 1
      June 28, 2023
      9:30 am - 3:30 pm
    • Day 2
      June 29, 2023
      9:30 am - 3:30 pm

    Description Additionally, some programs fail to take a team approach to setting realistic goals, objectives, and activities that compound this error by their failure to…

  • ERSEA Level One Course: Understanding the Fundamentals - (In-Person, Chicago, IL and Virtual) (Hybrid)
    • Day 1
      September 28, 2023
      9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Day 2
      September 29, 2023
      9:00 am - 4:00 pm

    This training is designed to strengthen participants knowledge and skills that are required for meeting the requirements outlined in Part 1302 of the federal regulations regarding eligibility, recruitment, selection, enrollment, and attendance (ERSEA) in Head Start. Participants will gain an in-depth understanding of the ERSEA regulations as well as the impact of the Head Start Act on eligibility and accessibility issues such as in the cases of Homeless and Over Income families.

  • ERSEA Level Two Course: Implementing the Requirements - (Live Virtual Training)
    • Day 1
      October 25, 2023
      9:30 am - 3:30 pm
    • Day 2
      October 26, 2023
      9:30 am - 3:30 pm

    This training builds on the basics established in Level One. It develops a further understanding of the regulations, provides ideas for implementation, and places an emphasis on systems management. Level Two focuses on best practices in implementation and management that make ERSEA processes successful.

  • ERSEA Re-certification: Building on Established Foundations - (In-Person, Chicago, IL and Virtual) (Hybrid)
    • Day 1
      November 8, 2023
      9:30 am - 3:30 pm
    • Day 2
      November 9, 2023
      9:30 am - 3:30 pm

    Description Additionally, some programs fail to take a team approach to setting realistic goals, objectives, and activities that compound this error by their failure to…

  • ERSEA Level Three Course: Managing the Process - (Hybrid) (In-Person and Live Virtual Training)
    • Day 1
      November 15, 2023
      9:30 am - 3:30 pm
    • Day 2
      November 16, 2023
      9:30 am - 3:30 pm

    This training builds on Levels One and Two, and is designed to assist programs to better track, monitor, and evaluate the overall ERSEA process and the systems that support it.

  • ERSEA Review and Exam: Successful Completion of Core Competencies - (Live Virtual Training)
    • Day 1
      December 7, 2023
      9:30 am - 3:30 pm
    • Day 2
      December 8, 2023
      9:30 am - 12:00 pm

    The ERSEA Certification Review and Exam is a day and half session designed to prepare each participant for the comprehensive ERSEA Certification Exam. The Exam includes 100 questions that were designed to test each participants skills, knowledge and understanding of the ERSEA process. Upon satisfactory completion of the Certification process, the ERSEA Certification will be good for a one (1) year period. After 1 year, it must be renewed by the completion of a Review session and successful completion of an ERSEA Exam.