COVID-19 vaccination protects people by building immunity to the coronavirus that causes this disease. Use these resources to learn more about COVID-19 vaccines.
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.
Find current immunization schedules (from the CDC) for children ages birth through 6 years old, catch-up schedules for children birth to 18 years old and the adult schedule by vaccine and age group.
Practice-Based Coaching (PBC) uses a cyclical process supports teachers’ use of effective teaching practices leading to positive outcomes for children. PBC occurs in the context of collaborative partnerships.
Explore these resources for strategies to help families access substance use treatment and mental health services. Learn how to have sensitive conversations about substance use and offer non-judgmental support.
These pictures and visuals help present important information in a way that children can understand and use. They encourage engagement and learning in many different settings, routines, and activities.
Share this video series with families to begin conversations about setting financial goals, creating action plans for tracking progress, and exploring options and benefits of increasing their financial capability.
A notice of proposed rulemaking, Supporting the Head Start Workforce and Consistent Quality Programming, would ensure fair compensation is a key component of high-quality early care and education.
Embedded learning opportunities are short teaching interactions focused on a child’s individual learning objectives during ongoing daily activities and routines. Learn how to plan for and use embedded teaching.
The Head Start Program Fact Sheets are designed to provide a snapshot of compelling data collected throughout the program year. Fact sheets include data on enrollment, staffing, and budgeting.