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.

2024 In-Person, Chicago, IL and Live Virtual Training Calendar

2024 Events

  • ERSEA Level One Course: Understanding the Fundamentals - (Hybrid) (In-Person, Chicago, IL and Virtual)
    • Day 1
      March 20, 2024
      9:30 am - 4:30 pm
    • Day 2
      March 21, 2024
      9:30 am - 4:30 pm

    This training is designed to strengthen participants' knowledge and skills 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 and 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 Virtual)
    • Day 1
      April 24, 2024
      9:30 am - 3:30 pm
    • Day 2
      April 25, 2024
      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 Virtual)
    • Day 1
      May 14, 2024
      9:30 am - 3:30 pm
    • Day 2
      May 15, 2024
      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 Virtual)
    • Day 1
      June 17, 2024
      9:30 am - 3:30 pm
    • Day 2
      June 18, 2024
      9:30 am - 12:00 pm

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

  • ERSEA Level One Course: Understanding the Fundamentals - (Hybrid) (In-Person, Chicago, IL and Virtual)
    • Day 1
      September 24, 2024
      9:30 am - 4:30 pm
    • Day 2
      September 25, 2024
      9:30 am - 4:30 pm

    This training is designed to strengthen participants' knowledge and skills 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 and 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 Virtual)
    • Day 1
      October 23, 2024
      9:30 am - 3:30 pm
    • Day 2
      October 24, 2024
      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 Virtual)
    • Day 1
      November 20, 2024
      9:30 am - 3:30 pm
    • Day 2
      November 21, 2024
      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 Virtual)
    • Day 1
      December 4, 2024
      9:30 am - 3:30 pm
    • Day 2
      December 5, 2024
      9:30 am - 12:00 pm

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