This section is designed for child care providers and health consultants. These resources can be used to help ensure safe, healthy, and high-quality settings for all children.
The Effective Practice Guides provide information about teaching practices that support children’s development across ELOF domains. See what these practices look like in early learning settings.
Explore this excellent collection of early childhood development resources for teachers and administrators.
Explore this toolkit guides the alignment process and helps strengthen practices to promote children’s development in all ELOF domains.
The Head Start Approach to School Readiness means that children are ready for school, families are ready to support their children's learning, and schools are ready for children.
News You Can Use: A Circle of Support for Infants and Toddlers – Reflective Practices and Strategies in Early Head Start
Reflective supervision and reflective parenting practices can be considered as the circle of support or the continuous relationships that allow caring for and supporting infants and toddlers to be the main focus in Early Head Start.
Eating a healthy diet during pregnancy is good for both the mother and her baby. Use this information to help increase awareness of healthy eating habits during pregnancy.
The "A Healthy Baby Begins with You" campaign works to reduce infant deaths among African-American babies. Learn tips on how African American women may stay healthy before, during, and after their pregnancy.
Explore these resources to learn more about the HSPPS related to the home-based program option.
Learn about the laws and regulations grantees must comply with and the forms they must complete when they purchase, construct, or renovate a facility.