Routine Oral Hygiene Activities

Caregivers/teachers should promote good oral hygiene through learning activities including the habit of regular tooth brushing.

Training & Technical Assistance Centers

The Administration for Children and Families' (ACF) Office of Head Start and Office of Child Care are collaborating to more effectively provide training and technical assistance (T/TA) across early care and education (ECE) programs.

Parent Activity Funds Narrative

Parent committees are allocated a specific amount from the Parent Activity Fund to develop and implement parent projects and activities. Grantee and delegate agencies will find this information useful when preparing their annual budgets.

Planned Language Approach (PLA): Policies, Practices, and Systems

In order for children to close any achievement gap they may have experienced when they entered Head Start or Early Head Start, programs must have clear systems in place that support high-quality instruction. These resources are designed specifically for program leaders.

General Information

In response to the Improving Head Start for School Readiness Act of 2007 (Public Law 110-134), the Office of Head Start is holding one-day Tribal Consultation sessions with the leadership of Tribal Governments operating Head Start (including Early Head Start) programs.