Hear from Office of Head Start leadership as they discuss the impacts of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID 19) on grantee operations. They also answer questions related to COVID-19 prevention and response.
Dr. Bergeron and Dr. Marco Beltran discuss strategies for managing infectious disease. Head Start programs can follow local guidance and use federal guidance to support their decision-making.
FY 2020 Quality Funding for Head Start Programs and Supporting Children and Families Impacted by Trauma
Watch this webinar for an overview of the $250 million in Quality Improvement funding appropriated to Head Start programs in fiscal year 2020, including allowable uses of funds to support a trauma-informed approach.
Explore the steps Head Start and Early Head Start programs should take to prevent the introduction and spread of coronavirus among their staff, children, and families.
Dr. Bergeron and Dr. Sangeeta Parikshak explore the ways Head Start programs can improve how they serve children affected by trauma. Learn more about the #HeadStartHeals campaign.
Explore this resource to find out how coordinated enrollment for early care and education (ECE) programs can ensure a more efficient use of limited federal, state, and local resources for families.
Explore the critical role Head Start programs play in buffering the impact of trauma by promoting resilience for children, families, and staff. Learn more about implementing a trauma-informed approach.
Review the allowable uses of quality improvement funds for Head Start and Early Head Start programs based on Sec. 640(a)(5) of the Head Start Act.
Review this resource for descriptive statistics of the 2019 grantee-level the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS®) Pre-K Teacher-Child Observation Instrument data.
Dual Language Learner Celebration Week 2020 runs Feb. 18–21! A series of professional development courses will be presented to support all Head Start staff serving dual language learners from birth to 5.