Explore tips to prepare for and welcome back children with disabilities or suspected delays and their families once the program reopens. Find related resources and considerations.
Find strategies and resources to help infants, toddlers, and their families transition back to the program once it reopens.
Explore strategies and resources for supporting children's learning and development through summer learning programs.
Discover a list of specific, research-based activities that educators can implement during the transition to Kindergarten process. They focus on ways to foster the four key points of connection with the child's receiving school.
Review a list of resources—including practical guides, special topics, and research— that offer support to families during the kindergarten transition process
Explore this resource to learn how sharing child-level data between Head Start programs and receiving elementary schools can help programs and schools better serve children.
Explore “Bring a Principal to your Head Start” Celebration
This guide presents the benefits of and strategies in offering mixed-age groupings. Explore this resource to learn how to support continuity of care for young children and families.
More than 320,000 Head Start children enter kindergarten every year. When Head Start programs and receiving schools partner on school readiness, children have smoother transitions and continued progress.