Making the Link Between Health and School Readiness Webinar

Thursday, April 10, 2014
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. EST
Register Now!

Join the Head Start National Center on Health (NCH) for a webinar that explores health services and their impact on school readiness and child attendance. This webinar will provide you with health strategies that you can include in health services and school readiness plans. In addition, you will learn ways you can improve health services that support child attendance.

Topics for the webinar include:

  • Review existing NCH school readiness activities
  • Introduce a new NCH resource, “Making the Link Between Health and School Readiness,” to support program school readiness activities
  • Consider how health services can support school readiness by improving attendance
  • Reflect on opportunities for you and your program to receive more support through the NCH

Who Should Participate?

This webinar will benefit an array of audience members, including Head Start and Early Head Start center directors, health managers, education managers, family services managers, Health Services Advisory Committee (HSAC) members, and other members of the school readiness team.

How to Register

Participation is free. Select this link to register:

After registering, participants will receive a confirmation email with information on how to join the webinar on Thursday April 10. This presentation will be recorded and archived on the Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center (ECLKC) for later viewing.

Certificate of Participation

Participants will receive a certificate of participation upon completion on an online evaluation. A link to the evaluation will be available when the webinar closes. Participants must complete it in order to receive a certificate. Only participants in the live presentation will be eligible.


For more information, contact NCH at or (toll-free) 1-888-227-5125.


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