Pregnancy and Oral Health

Learn about oral health issues that may happen during pregnancy. Find tips on how Head Start staff can help pregnant women keep their mouths healthy.

Oral Health, Overall Health, and Learning

Explore this tip sheet to learn about oral health’s role in overall health and learning. Discover the Head Start Program Performance Standards related to oral health and your state dental periodicity schedule.

Responsive Learning Environments

Learning environments are everywhere. They include the home, outdoors, classrooms, and more. Discover ways to use the environment to support all children's school readiness.

Integrating Strategies for Program Progress

Deepen staff understanding of the connections between PFCE strategies and practices across program systems and services that lead to a systemic, integrated, and comprehensive approach to family engagement.

Age 1 Dental Visit

Review this tip sheet to learn why age 1 dental visits are key to a child's healthy development. Find ways to explain to parents what happens during the dental visit.

CFOC Basics: Program Review Tool

Review the minimum health and safety standards for child care settings outside of the home. This tool covers eight content areas from Caring for Our Children Basics and can strengthen health and safety practices.