Starting the Program Year Strong

School has begun! Dr. B taps the new-year energy to encourage discovery of new resources and engagement in successful K–12 collaborative efforts.

Resources on CLASS Pre-K®

Explore the resources on this page, which may be useful to Head Start directors, education managers, coaches, teachers, and others who work with preschoolers.

A National Overview of Grantee CLASS® Scores in 2017

During the 2016–2017 program year, the Office of Head Start (OHS) used the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS®) Pre-K Teacher-Child Observation Instrument during its on-site reviews of grantees. Review this resource for descriptive statistics of the 2017 grantee-level CLASS® data.

Crosswalk of the 15-Minute In-Service Suites with the CLASS®

The Crosswalk of the 15-Minute In-service Suites with the CLASS® connects teaching practices and learning activities found in these in-service suites with the domains and dimensions of the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS)®. Head Start grantees may find this tool useful in planning professional development.

Monitoring Review Reports

Monitoring review reports summarize the results of on-site reviews that assess grantee compliance with requirements governing Head Start programs. This includes those regulations specified in the Head Start Act and all applicable Performance Standards.

A National Overview of Grantee CLASS® Scores in 2016

During the 2015–2016 program year, the Office of Head Start (OHS) used the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS®) Pre-K Teacher-Child Observation Instrument during its on-site reviews of grantees. CLASS®-reliable reviewers visited a random sample of preschool classrooms to obtain grantee-level scores. This document provides descriptive statistics of the 2016 grantee-level CLASS® data.