Benchmarks for Successful Rating Periods – Using the Learning Genie Dashboards

Mar 11, 2020 02:00 pm
Julia Childs (Senior Education Coordinator)
Agency: Neighborhood House Association

Julia Childs of Neighborhood House Association (California) shares best practice on continuous program improvement through creating benchmarks for ratings. She will discuss how to use the Learning Genie Dashboard to monitor classes and strategies to support classes which are not meeting the benchmarks. In addition, she will cover how to detect and correct data that may be missing or incorrect on the Rating Excel File, and the Rating and Attributes Validation file, in order to ensure a successful import to DRDP Online. Read more>> Watch Recorded Webinar

Quick, Effective Engagement: How to Build it into your Daily Routine

April 6, 2020 1:00 pm PST
April McMullen (Infant Toddler Teacher at Early Head Start)
Agency: South Central Human Resource Agency (Tennessee)

April McMullen from South Central Human Resource Agency in Tennessee will share her best practice for creating quick, effective family engagement, and building this habit into your daily routine. From calendars to photos–with her tips you will learn how to easily engage families without taking more time out of your busy day. Read more>>
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Social Emotional Learning for the 21st Century

Mar 24, 2020 1:00 pm PST
Alicia Cherry (Center Director and Family Advocate)
Agency: CAPCA (Central Arkansas)

Alicia Cherry, Center Director and Family Advocate for CAPCA (Central Arkansas), will share her best practices on social emotional learning. She will discuss not only the importance of teaching and parenting children according to their development, but also share ways to coach families and teachers to identify and appropriately address children’s individual development. Read more>>
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Parents as Partners: Hearing Families’ Voices

Feb 26, 2020 12:00 pm
Jennifer Soule (Head Start Family Services Manager)
Agency: Mahube-Otwa CAP (Minnesota)

Family Services Manager at Mahube-Otwa CAP, shares best practices in partnering with families; including building relationships and communication; coaching families; meeting families where they are; developing, working on, and measuring progress toward goals; improving child outcomes through in-kind activities; and much more. Jennifer will also be inviting a parent to discuss her experience with engagement, and what has been working well for her. Read more>> Watch Recorded Webinar

Truly Paperless Family Engagement

Feb 7, 2020 10:00 am
Bekki Parsons (Home Visitation Coordinator)
Agency: Northeast Kansas Community Action Partnership

This webinar focuses on the initiative from Northeast Kansas CAP to go fully paperless for our Family-Engagement Operations. Flyers, forms, and daily communications have been all sent to the parent digitally. Best practices using notifications, and reminder features, as well as in-kind and data-dashboard in Learning Genie, will be shared to showcase how to improve agency operation efficiencies and enhance better family engagement outcomes. Read more>>
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