Strong Connections for Strong Kids: Working Through the Challenges of System Collaboration

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014
1 – 2 p.m. EST

Join the Head Start National Center on Health (NCH) for a webinar that brings together health care and Head Start experts. Learn to address the challenges that can arise when multiple systems are caring for children and families. The webinar will highlight the differing requirements for each system. It will also explore ways that communities have worked through them to provide the best support to children.

Topics for the webinar include:

  • How the Head Start Program Performance Standards and pediatric preventive services guidelines intersect
  • Examples of communities overcoming the challenges of collaboration
  • Key Head Start and health care systems staff who can help coordinate a collaborative approach to overcoming system challenges

Who Should Participate?

This webinar will benefit an array of audiences, including: Head Start health managers and staff, center directors, and education managers; regional program managers; pediatricians and members of the medical home team; health care system leaders; and American Academy of Pediatrics chapter members and staff.

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 Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014. This presentation will be recorded and archived in the NCH portal on the Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center (ECLKC) for later viewing.

Certificate of Participation

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


For more information, contact NCH at or 1-888-227-5125.

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