Learn about ways to check your program’s progress in meeting a Coordinated Approach to serving children who are dual language learners (DLLs) and their families.
A self-assessment each year helps Head Start programs plan and grow around their strengths and needs.
Community and self-assessment systems highlight the two starting points for the program planning process. Community assessment is the initial focus on external factors for new and existing programs, ensuring they are providing the right services to the right population. Self-assessment, with its focus on internal factors like ongoing monitoring data, supports the continuous quality improvement process which occurs annually.
Use this nine-phase interactive learning module to walk through through the process of planning and executing an annual Head Start program self-assessment.
Learn about the standards, expectations, and best practices that guide the annual self-assessment, an integral step in improving responsive programs.