Family Service Credential : Direct Service Staff Training

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The maximum of 26 registrations has been reached.
Registration Closed.
Last Date to Register: 9/18/2021 12:01 AM
Last Date to Cancel: 9/22/2021 12:01 AM
Agency: CESA 5
Agency Contact: Rene Forsythe
Agency Assistant: Joel Schwochert 608-745-5477
Location: **Virtual Training**
Facility: Virtual
10/7/2021 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
10/14/2021 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
10/21/2021 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
10/28/2021 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
11/4/2021 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
11/11/2021 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
11/18/2021 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
12/2/2021 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
12/9/2021 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM



Audience: Any Head Start staff person who works directly with families, e.g. Family Service Workers, HS & EHS Teachers, Home Visitors, Child Care Partners, Coordinators.  

Portage Project Family Certification Training meets the requirements of §1302.91 (e) (7) Family services staff who work directly with families on the family partnership process.

Training Objectives

  1. Build knowledge, skills & capacities in the FSC content areas
  2. Practice & apply content knowledge through work with families
  3. Enhance understanding & application of content through ongoing networking & dialogue with other FSC participants
  4. Demonstrate competencies through assessment and portfolio activities

Training Location: VIRTUAL 


Rene' Forsythe, Family Service Credential Trainer,;

Melissa Velez, Family Service Credential Trainer,

Dates (9-day virtual training):

  • Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28
  • Nov. 4, 11, 18
  • Dec. 2, 9

Hours: 8:30a - 4:30p (Central time zone)

COST: $750/participant Register by 6/30/2021!        

$850/person after 6/30/2021

(includes all training materials)

If paying by check/PO, please include a copy of your MyQuickReg confirmation email.
Make checks or PO's payable to CESA 5 
Mail to: CESA 5, ATTN: FSC, 626 E Slifer St, Portage, WI 53901


Content Questions: Rene' Forsythe phone: (608) 697-7410 or

Registration Questions: Joel Schwochert phone: (608) 745-5477 or


Family Service Credential Full Refund if canceled MORE than 14 days before training. Participants who cancel LESS than 14 working days, or for any reason do not attend, will be billed the full fee. Substitutions are allowed within the same agency.

This cancellation policy supersedes the policy listed below.


Cancellation Policy: Registered participants will receive a full refund if they cancel before 10 working days before an event, minus any material costs that have already been incurred. Because of our commitment to the trainer and the food vendor, participants who cancel less than 10 working days or do not attend, will be billed the full fee. CESA 5 reserves the right to cancel any event. Registered participants will be notified via email if a cancellation occurs and will receive a full refund. Inclement weather policy: Every effort will be made to hold an event. CESA 5 will notify participants via email as soon as possible if an event has been canceled due to weather conditions.