2019 Tribal Consultations

The Office of Head Start is holding 2019 Tribal Consultations with leaders of Tribal Governments operating American Indian and Alaska Native Head Start and Early Head Start programs. Explore this page for dates, times, locations, contact information, and more.

Safe Foundations, Healthy Futures Campaign

Learn about the Safe Foundations, Healthy Futures campaign. Explore ways to create safe and nurturing settings for children to grow up healthy and be ready to succeed in school.

Contractor Vs. Subrecipient

Review the requirements for determining whether the partner of a Head Start grantee is a contractor or subrecipient.

Early Childhood Education

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.

Health

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.