Learn more about the Planning Guide and Organizational Readiness Chart. Find out how programs can use it to create strategic planning to ensure high-quality services for children and families.
In this Head Start A to Z, 2.0 training module, learn what Head Start expects concerning program planning and service system design. Discover the skills needed to lead teams through the planning and design processes.
Learn how the Foundations for Excellence, 2nd Edition supports strategic program planning and data-informed decision-making. Explore the guide’s core messages and discover ways to use it as a training tool.
Planning Guide and Organizational Readiness Chart for Early Head Start and Early Head Start-Child Care Partnerships
Use this tool to determine your program's readiness for planning and implementing an Early Head Start or Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership program.
Foundations for Excellence: A Guide for Five-Year Planning and Continuous Improvement
Use this summary sheet to record your program's ratings in each section of the Dual Language Learners Program Assessment (DLLPA). Calculate cumulative totals and consider how scores inform your next steps.
Outreach to stakeholders is critical for facilitating transitions for children and families as they move through programs and on to school. Support the process of lifelong learning and development.
Discover practices that address culturally and linguistically responsive engagement. Find activities for working with parents to promote their role as their child's first teacher and lifelong advocate.
A Guide to the Dual Language Learners Program Assessment (DLLPA): A Coordinated Approach Across Management Systems and Program Services
Find out how to use this assessment tool to target improvements in management systems and program areas that support culturally and linguistically responsive services for all children and families.
Find strategies to implement responsive care, effective teaching, and enhance organized learning environments for dual language learners. Teaching practices must support the home language and English.