Learn about the role site leaders play as they foster innovation, inspiration, and collaboration in their Head Start program.
Find research-based practices and activities to help leaders create successful transitions to kindergarten. Use this information to support the four points of connection that are key to transitions.
Explore the key parts of successful kindergarten transitions. Learn how staff and elementary school leaders can use information, relationships, and alignment to support smooth transitions for Head Start children.
Use these tools to develop and strengthen the attitudes, knowledge, and skills health services staff need to effectively support the health, safety, and wellness of young children and their families.
Explore ways to provide effective health education. Learn how to identify key information, deliver it so others can understand, and ensure it matches the culture and language of a family.
Explore how leaders can better manage health services when they understand how health impacts school readiness. Reflect on leaders’ own role in health services and find ways to promote program health practices.
Program leaders and staff who understand the general principles of health and wellness practices provide effective health services. Explore ways programs promote the health of children, families, and staff.
Learn about the key competencies effective instructional leaders need in their work. Find out how leaders can support education staff through job-embedded professional learning and data-driven decision-making.
In this vlog, Dr. B encourages Head Start leaders to motivate their staff during the summer. She highlights program priorities to consider and asks grantees to share in-service ideas on Twitter using #HSmotivators.
Explore this tip sheet with parents to discover the many ways they can become an advocate and leader in their child’s school or in their community.