The Head Start Act of 2007 requires that all Head Start agencies must establish and maintain a formal structure for program governance. Find resources on this page that provide opportunities to learn about program governance.
The Head Start Management Systems Wheel is a visual representation of the 12 program management, planning, and oversight systems that are critical to high-quality service delivery.
Head Start Governing Body and Tribal Council Certification: Financial Management System Requirements
Learn about the seven standards for financial management systems that are required of organizations and governments that receive grants and contracts funded by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
Know the 12 warning signs of potential financial trouble within a Head Start program or grantee organization.