Tips for Health Managers Series

These fact sheets serve as tools to help Head Start health managers provide important information to Head Start staff about National Center on Health (NCH) priorities. We hope that you find them useful as you work within your programs and communities to strengthen the health and wellness of all Head Start children.

Health Manager's Orientation Guide

This guide is a compilation of T/TA resources, planning tools, and strategies to help new and experienced health managers. It is a starting point to help determine what needs attention and how to structure work.

Child Care Health Resources

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.

Effective Practice Guides

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.

Head Start Approach to School Readiness: FAQs

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.

Nutrition Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy

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.