An Office of the Administration for Children and Families Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center (ECLKC).
Slide 1: Negotiations begin with selected agencies from first competitive cohort
Part 1307 – Policies and Procedures for Designation Renewal of Head Start and Early Head Start Grantees
Slide 2: About Early Head Start
Slide 3: Data in Head Start and Early Head Start: Creating a Culture That Embraces Data
Slide 4: Discover new resources to support the 300,000 dual language learners in Head Start!
The Importance of Home Language
Slide 5: How can I register for a Head Start program?
Slide 6: Infant and Toddler Online Curriculum
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Use these FAQs as you plan for the funding reductions caused by the Budget Control Act of 2011, also known as sequestration.
Use this 15-minute in-service suite to train educators on how they can help children understand what they are learning.
View this webinar to explore how home visitors can promote healthy parent-child bonds.
Explore this crosswalk which aligns Head Start health requirements with science-informed strategies for all child care and early education settings.
View this webinar for an overview of the support available to programs implementing the home-based model through the MIECHV program.
Use this video to spark conversations with teens in your community about how your Early Head Start program can help them.
Watch the webinar for an overview of the quality standards that apply to EHS FCC and learn how child care partnerships can support this option.
View this webinar to find tools for addressing budget reductions in your program while maintaining Head Start's quality standards.
Use this tool to help Head Start leaders and governing bodies assess their capacity to effectively oversee a Head Start program.
Encourage children's early writing with the strategies presented in the latest Front Porch Series broadcast call.
Events and Conferences
The multidisciplinary conferences attended by Head Start Knowledge and Information Management Services (HSKIMS) are gatherings of Head Start and Early Childhood experts. The conferences are an excellent means of sharing information, as well as keeping abreast of new developments in Head Start and Early Childhood, and thus gather ideas related to the Head Start community. HSKIMS exhibits under contract to the Office of Head Start and provides displays for the Administration for Children and Families as well.
Please visit the Upcoming Conferences page to learn more.
Head Start Center Locator
The Head Start locator is a searchable directory that provides locations, addresses, and driving directions for Head Start programs, centers, and grantees. To find a Head Start or Early Head Start program near you, begin your search by entering the city and state information.
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