Responsive Design

"Responsive design" refers to a website's ability to resize content from a large to a small screen in one fluid motion. Resize this page by dragging your browser window smaller and larger. As you do this, watch how the menus restructure and the images, header, and footer adjust accordingly.

Content, Copyediting, and Formatting

Explore standard typing and formatting conventions around acronyms, bulleted lists, dates and times, numerals, and more. It also includes a list of standards for words and terms commonly used on the ECLKC.

Titles

The title is what brings the article to your readers' attention. Most people find web content using electronic search engines. Others come across it while browsing specific sites. In all cases, titles are used as a representation of the content. Therefore, it is important to make the title as concise, accurate, and readable as possible.

Head Start Names

Find the names and titles of key people associated with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), and the Office of Head Start (OHS).

Link Formatting

Links are handled in a variety of ways across the Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center (ECLKC). Explore a break down of standard links on the ECLKC and in e-blasts, PDF links, file downloads, and button links.

Family and Community Partnerships

Use these resources to help family services staff gain the information they need to support positive outcomes for children and families.

Research Reports: Head Start

The Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (FACES), 1997–2022, is a longitudinal study of Head Start programs around the country. It describes the characteristics, well-being, and development of children and families at the beginning of the Head Start program year. A national portrait of the population Head Start serves provides information to consider when assessing needs and setting national goals for the program.

Research Reports: Early Head Start

Early Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (Baby FACES) is a longitudinal study of Early Head Start programs around the country. Baby FACES describes the characteristics, well-being, and development of children and families at the beginning of the program year. A national portrait of the population Early Head Start serves provides information to consider when assessing needs and setting national goals for the program.

Translation Guidelines

These guidelines reflect a collaborative way of thinking about the nature of translations for resources from the National Centers T/TA System. It expands efforts to provide high quality, consistent, and reliable translations of information and resources to early care and education (ECE) programs.

Section 508 Requirements

Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 is the law governing accessibility of information technology in the federal government. The law requires federal agencies and contractors to make their electronic and information technology accessible to people with disabilities.