Early Learning Domains

Education managers and other professional development staff can use the training resources below to help teachers and caregivers enhance children's learning across the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework domains.

Head Start Logo

The appropriate use of the Head Start name and logo maintains high public trust in the program. Authorized users must follow these instructions to use them. The name "Head Start" and logo are protected by trademark.

Immunization Schedules

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.

Finding the Math

Learn more about how to plan math activities in the classroom. Also, share these activities with parents to use at home with their children.

A National Overview of Grantee CLASS® Scores in 2017

During the 2016–2017 program year, the Office of Head Start (OHS) used the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS®) Pre-K Teacher-Child Observation Instrument during its on-site reviews of grantees. Review this resource for descriptive statistics of the 2017 grantee-level CLASS® data.

Early Childhood Curriculum Resources

Review key features of early childhood curricula, including scope, sequence, and implementation. Find tips and checklists to ensure alignment with the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework.

Getting Started: Family Engagement and Positive Goal-Oriented Relationships

The Office of Head Start Parent, Family, and Community Engagement (PFCE) Framework is a road map for progress. It is a research-based approach to program change designed to help Head Start and Early Head Start programs achieve outcomes that lead to positive and enduring change for children and families.