Governance, Leadership, and Oversight Capacity Screener

Organizations that accept federal funds to operate Head Start or Early Head Start programs must have strong governance systems. These systems help to safeguard federal dollars and provide oversight and direction to the Head Start program. This screener organizes the Head Start requirements. Using this resource, organizations can identify where they need to make changes and build capacity to fulfill their Head Start governance responsibilities.

Federal Monitoring

The Head Start Act requires periodic federal review of all Head Start programs. Learn about federal monitoring and understand all the necessary requirements to prepare for the federal review of your program’s systems and services.