Head Start Academy-Part 1

This course is an introduction to the field of Early Childhood Education including the History of Head Start and roles and responsibilities of staff. This online course is beneficial to teachers new to Head Start and preschool, Early Head Start staff, and paraprofessionals. It is a year long course divided into two semesters. Upon completion of the course, participants will receive a total of 6 credit hours.


Main Course Contact : Olayinka Ojo

Head Start Confidentiality Procedures

The purpose of the Head Start Confidentiality Procedures course is to educate Head Start and Early Head Start staff professionals about the importance of maintaining the confidentiality of student records, ensuring professional conduct is adhered to, using relevant communication skills and understanding the appropriate use of social media,  and keeping the privacy rights of students and families in mind at all times.

 There are five sections:

  • Welcome
  • Professional Conduct
  • Social Media
  • Communication Skills
  • Continuing education

Activities include videos and end of task questions.  An 80% completion is required on the End of Course Quiz.  Upon successful completion of this course, participants will receive a certificate.

**This course is for Region 10 Education Service Center Head Start Staff Only.**

CPE: 1

Main Course Contact : Ernestine Townsend

Response to Intervention (RtI) for Preschool

This course provides participants with research-based information related to Response to Intervention at the Pre-Kindergarten level.  Participants will become familiar with the Recognition and Response approach to Pre-Kindergarten Response to Intervention.  Participants are also provided with the opportunity to create an action plan for their own classrooms, campuses, or districts that relates to the content of this course.

This course may be accessed for free if the participant is employed by a district with membership in the Region 10 ESC Preschool co-op.

Non-members may purchase the course for: $40


CPE CREDIT PROVIDEDcostEarly Childhood Services & Pre-K Cooperative COOP COURSE

Main Course Contact : Gaylee Schumann

Standards-Based IEPs for Preschool

This online course is designed to provide an overview of the seven step process for writing Standards-Based IEPs. Specific examples of Standards-Based IEP goals and objectives for PPCD students will be included. Academic and functional goals will be addressed.

To access this course for free, your district must be a member of the Preschool co-op at Region 10 ESC.

Non-member price: $40

CPE CREDIT PROVIDEDcostEarly Childhood Services & Pre-K Cooperative COOP COURSE
Main Course Contact : Gaylee Schumann