Women, Infants and Children (WIC) and Head Start and Early Head Start programs share common goals. Learn how a collaboration in one state increased the number of families served by both programs.
Watch this video blog from Dr. Deborah Bergeron to learn strategies programs can use to maintain full enrollment all year long.
Learn about ways to check your program’s progress in meeting a Coordinated Approach to serving children who are dual language learners (DLLs) and their families.
Review the requirements for determining whether the partner of a Head Start grantee is a contractor or subrecipient.
View this video to learn more about the Head Start State Collaboration Office (HSSCO). Explore HSCCO’s history, goals and objectives, and learn the critical role it plays.
Head Start programs must ensure teachers and relevant staff provide responsive care, effective teaching, and an organized learning environment. They also must promote children's healthy growth and development in ways that align with school readiness goals.
The quality of health services depends on the knowledge, skills, and experience of program staff and consultants. Goal of the professional development resources is to support Health Managers as they work with program staff and partners to strengthen health systems and services.
Education managers and other professional development staff can use the training resources below to help teachers and caregivers enhance children's learning across the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework domains.
The appropriate use of the Head Start name and logo maintains high public trust in the program. Authorized users must follow these instructions to use them. The name "Head Start" and logo are protected by trademark.
A video for the Head Start Program Performance Standards 2017.