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21st Annual Wipfli National Training Conference Online | Virtual: July 14-October 13, 2020 | Online conference: October 12-16, 2020 21st Annual Wipfli National Training Conference Online

Why attend?

For professionals new to the organization or for those who have been serving children and families for decades, if you administer a Head Start/Early Head Start (HS/EHS) program, these two days are designed just for you!

Review the regulations you need to know to stay in compliance through examples, stories, and best practices learned from years of experience. Take back up-to-date and relevant information to implement immediately in your agency.

Wipfli’s nonprofit experts have been presenting the highest-quality training for more than 40 years. Participants declare Wipfli training “empowering,” “outstanding,” “meaningful,” “invaluable,” and “relevant.”

 

Trainers

Tammy Jelinek, MBA

Tammy Jelinek, MBA
Partner, NGP
Wipfli LLP

Katherine Eilers, CPA

Katherine Eilers, CPA
Manager, NGP
Wipfli LLP

Schedule

Monday, October 12, 2020
8:30 a.m.–12 p.m. HS/EHS Program Performance Standards Overview (Part 1)
12–1:30 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
1:30–5 p.m. HS/EHS Program Performance Standards Overview (Part 2)
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
8:30 a.m.–12 p.m. HS/EHS Program Performance Standards Overview (Part 3)

Training Seminar: Day 1

Head Start/Early Head Start Program Performance Standards Preconference (Parts 1 & 2)

Date: Monday, October 12, 2020, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Tracks: Head Start/Early Head Start
History: Updated
Type: Full
Experience: All (All levels of experience)
Level: Overview
Applicable Audience:
  • Board Member
  • CEO/Executive Director
  • CFO/Finance Director
  • Finance Staff
  • HR Director/Manager
  • HS/EHS Director/Manager
  • HS/EHS Program Staff

Advanced Preparation: None
Prerequisites: None
Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge
Qualifies for Yellowbook: Yes
Trainers: Tammy Jelinek, MBA, Partner, NGP
and Katherine Eilers, CPA, Manager, NGP
CPE Credits for Day 1: 7.0 credits*

 

Session Description:

The Head Start Act identifies pages of guidelines that HS/EHS programs need to follow to stay in compliance. When you are implementing the Head Start Act, there are numerous things to consider, including how decisions impact your program. In this overview we will explore the Head Start Act and give you time to learn where to find information and dig into the details once you are back at the office. And since the Head Start Act goes hand-in-hand with the Head Start Program Performance Standards (HSPPS), we will explore the highlights of all of the HSPPS (45 CFR Parts 1301-1305). Our goal is to help you get comfortable with what HS/EHS programs need to follow to stay in compliance. We will pay special attention to the areas of:

  • Definitions (They sometimes differ depending on the regulation.)
  • Administrative requirements (administrative limitations, non-federal match [a/k/a in-kind], following 45 CFR Part 75)
  • Power and functions (governing body, policy council, policy committees, and administrative requirements)
  • ERSEA (eligibility, recruitment, selection, enrollment, and attendance)
  • Records (what to keep, how to keep it, and for how long)
  • Qualifications and wages (background check and minimum staff requirements)

Learning Objectives:

  1. Explore how the Head Start Act and the HSPPS impact each other.
  2. Discuss how the Head Start Act and HSPPS impact your program.
  3. Share ideas, thoughts, and best practices of ongoing leadership with these new requirements.

 

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Training Seminar: Day 2

Head Start/Early Head Start Program Performance Standards Preconference (Part 3)

Date: Tuesday, October 13, 2020, 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Tracks: Head Start/Early Head Start
History: Updated
Type: Full
Experience: All (All levels of experience)
Level: Overview
Applicable Audience:
  • Board Member
  • CEO/Executive Director
  • CFO/Finance Director
  • Finance Staff
  • HR Director/Manager
  • HS/EHS Director/Manager
  • HS/EHS Program Staff

Advanced Preparation: None
Prerequisites: None
Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge
Qualifies for Yellowbook: Yes
Trainers: Tammy Jelinek, MBA, Partner, NGP
and Katherine Eilers, CPA, Manager, NGP
CPE Credits for Day 2: 3.5 credits*

 

Session description and information is the same as Day 1.

 

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* National Registry of CPE Sponsors: Wipfli LLP is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.NASBARegistry.org.

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Registration Fee

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Registration fee includes:

  • Up to 10.5 CPE hours of training in accordance with the standards of the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. CPE credits are granted based on a 50-minute hour.
  • Access to download presentation.

 

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