Caregivers/teachers should promote good oral hygiene through learning activities including the habit of regular tooth brushing.
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 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.
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The National American Indian and Alaska Native Head Start Collaboration Office (NAIANHSCO) was created under Public Law 110‐134, "Improving Head Start for School Readiness Act of 2007.”
Head Start program staff who work with families can explore two databases with professional development and educational opportunities. They can explore career pathways in social work, human services, family services, counseling, and related fields.
Here is information for Head Start staff and others on oral diseases and injury prevention.
MyPeers is an online social and learning network for Head Start and Early Head Start program staff and partners to dialogue and share thoughts.
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.
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.