Head Start programs must ensure all staff, consultants, and contractors have sufficient knowledge, training, experience, and competencies to fulfill the roles and duties of their position. FInd the resources to understand these requirements.
Find information about post-bachelor's degree certificates and advanced degree programs across each Head Start region.
Find information on programs offering a credential related to Family Services.
Find information about bachelor's degree programs across each Head Start region.
Find information about certificate and associate degree programs across each Head Start region.
Explore this planning and implementation guide. Learn ways that state and territory teams can use it to help create or revise early childhood education credentials.
Explore the Early Educator Central website. Find resources that support infant-toddler educators as they work along their career pathway. Browse materials for administrators, trainers and coaches, and professional development system leaders.
Head Start program staff who work with families can find the latest credentialing, certificate, and degree programs in their region with these four databases.
The steps outlined in the following document help guide agencies in the equivalency determination and justification process.