Program Governance in Head Start

Identify the duties and rules related to a Head Start program’s Policy Council, management staff, and governing body/Tribal Council.

Governance Readiness Assessment

The Governance Readiness Assessment helps organizations review their processes. Governing bodies can use it to assess their capacity to oversee and monitor a Head Start program.

Program Governance

This session provides a general overview of what program leaders need to know about Program Governance. Learn how to support governance and management personnel in working collaboratively to achieve positive outcomes.

Certification of Governance and Leadership Capacity Screening

The governing body must certify that a governance and leadership capacity screening was conducted and a training plan was developed. A certification must be submitted to the Office of Head Start (OHS) in the Head Start Enterprise System (HSES) within 75 calendar days of the start of the project period.

Parent Activity Funds Narrative

Parent committees are allocated a specific amount from the Parent Activity Fund to develop and implement parent projects and activities. Grantee and delegate agencies will find this information useful when preparing their annual budgets.