Explore the Individualized Professional Development (iPD) Portfolio. It is a learning management system created to support ongoing professional development for staff in Head Start and child care settings.
Watch this webinar to hear Office of Head Start leadership discuss the Final Rule on Mitigating the Spread of COVID-19 in Head Start programs.
Find answers to common questions about the COVID-19 mitigation policy requirements for Head Start programs announced in the Final Rule.
Check out these resources to learn more about the requirement that Head Start programs have an evidence-based COVID-19 mitigation policy.
This resource supplements ACF-IM-HS-22-09 and outlines critical questions and data to consider as part of the planning and development for both enrollment reduction and conversion requests.
Guidance on Creating an Effective Memorandum of Understanding to Support High-quality Inclusive Early Childhood Systems
This resource provides guidance to create and review sustainable memoranda of understanding that ensure appropriate services and programs are in place to benefit children with disabilities and their families.
Watch this webinar to learn about the role of Head Start programs in reporting health and safety incidents. Find out about resources to train and support staff to build a program-wide culture of safety and wellness.
October is Head Start Awareness Month. Hear Katie Hamm, acting director of the Office of Head Start, reflect on the program’s rich history and decades of service.
This webinar offers a description of the Office of Head Start’s National Head Start Fellowship program. It includes an overview of the program’s history and participants and features a panel of Fellows alumni who discuss the program’s challenges and benefits.
Find answers to FAQs around background checks for staff, contractors, and volunteers in a Head Start program.