FY19 AMS 2.0 Virtual Expo

Sign up and explore this space, which gives grantees, and Regional Office and T/TA staff all of the tools and information necessary to prepare for the 2019 fiscal year.

Ongoing Monitoring

Head Start and Early Head Start programs use ongoing monitoring to continually assess progress toward meeting program goals and objectives, as well as compliance with regulatory requirements. Ongoing monitoring measures program performance.

Ongoing Monitoring and Continuous Improvement

These systems highlight the importance of using ongoing monitoring to ensure programs are making the necessary adjustments to realize their goals and objectives. The expectation is that programs share their ongoing monitoring data with staff, Policy Councils, and governing bodies to engage them in all aspects of the program planning process. 

Data & Ongoing Monitoring

The Head Start Program Performance Standards prescribe the management of program data and support its availability, usability, integrity, and security. A program must establish procedures on data management, and through ongoing assessment, use data to effectively oversee progress toward addressing program needs, evaluate compliance, and successfully achieve program goals.

Introduction to Monitoring

Explore the Office of Head Start approach to monitoring that ensures consistent quality and accountability of Head Start programs across the country, as well as opportunities for continuous improvement.