Explore resources to learn how to support Head Start programs in refining their recruitment plans and messaging, and ways to monitor recruitment efforts.
Explore these resources for ideas programs can use to plan and implement their selection criteria.
Finding the right child care partner can be difficult. Discover how two grantees recruited child care partners and worked together with them to implement an Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership program.
Watch this video blog from Dr. Deborah Bergeron to learn strategies programs can use to maintain full enrollment all year long.
Learn how programs need to be strategic and thoughtful in their recruitment planning efforts. Use these tips and guiding questions to help you manage the recruitment process in your program.
Explore this document to find examples of state systems and policies that support recruiting and retaining a highly qualified workforce. Also, find additional research and resources on the topic.
The Head Start recruitment process requires full program enrollment. Grantees and delegate agencies can use this tip sheet to establish their programs’ recruitment efforts. Applications are to be taken from as many Head Start-eligible families living within the recruitment areas as possible throughout the course of the program year. This procedure allows for a waiting list to be established so that as vacancies occur, slots are filled as quickly as possible.