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.
Explore these easy-to-read health education materials below. Find useful information and basic tips that parents and staff can easily understand..
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.
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.