Using the ELOF to Inform Professional Development

Discover how to use the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework (ELOF) tools to plan professional development. Find ways to help staff in supporting children’s development and learning in the ELOF domains.

Planned Language Approach (PLA): Big 5 for ALL

Young children who are dual language learners (DLLs) and those who speak English all require high-quality experiences in Background Knowledge; Oral Language and Vocabulary; Book Knowledge and Print Concepts; Alphabet Knowledge and Early Writing; and Phonological Awareness.

Education Requirements for Coaches

Explore ways to find and hire the right candidate to fill an open coach position. Learn how to match potential applicants with the necessary knowledge, skills, and competencies.

Education Requirements for Disabilities Managers

Use this brief to discover how to find and hire the right candidate for the disabilities manager position. Explore how to match potential applicants with the necessary knowledge, skills, and competencies. 

Education Requirements for Education Managers

Explore this brief to learn how to find and hire the right candidate to fill an education manager position. Learn how to match potential applicants with the necessary knowledge, skills, and competencies. 

Education Requirements for Home Visitors

Discover how to find and hire the right candidate to be a home visitor. Explore ways to match applicants with the required knowledge, skills, and competencies.