ERSEA: Maintaining Full Enrollment

Explore Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment, and Attendance (ERSEA) systems to help programs enroll the neediest families in a timely manner. Find tips and questions to stay at full enrollment all year.

ERSEA: Thoughtful Selection Policies and Procedures

Learn how to use thoughtful selection policies and procedures for programs to identify and enroll children who may benefit from Head Start services. Find tips and questions to help to guide this process.

Financial Audits: Key Regulations and Tips

In this tip sheet, learn about key regulations concerning the financial audits of Head Start programs. Also, learn the steps for selecting an auditor and related online resources.

Examine Uniform Guidance and Related Regulations

Uniform Guidance streamlines and consolidates government requirements for receiving and using federal awards. In this way, it reduces the administrative burden for programs and improves outcomes.

Navigating the Head Start Grant Process

Head Start programs adhere to certain financial and administrative requirements. Explore the resources below as you provide comprehensive, wrap-around services to low-income children and families. Also, find materials detailing the requirements of the grant process.

Eligibility Final Rule: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The Eligibility final rule became effective March 12, 2015. The Office of Head Start (OHS) developed these questions and answers in response to issues raised by the Head Start community. For clarity, we grouped the questions by either subject matter or recurring theme. Note: This resource is under review.