Eligibility is the first step and a key component in implementing ERSEA services. These strategies and guiding questions help programs identify and enroll children and families with the greatest need.
Recruiting for Head Start programs is a systematic year-round process. These strategies and guiding questions help programs manage data-informed and measurable recruitment efforts.
Programs must identify and enroll children and families who are most in need of Head Start services. These strategies and guiding questions help programs implement thoughtful selection policies and procedures.
Explore Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment, and Attendance (ERSEA) systems to help programs enroll the neediest families in a timely manner. Find tips and questions to stay at full enrollment all year.
Learn about strategies programs can use to work with key stakeholders to promote regular attendance. These strategies and guiding questions help grantees develop policies around program attendance.
Head Start programs are expected to ensure that 10% of their actual enrollment are children eligible for services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Find answers to common questions here.
Home visitors and others who work with families can use this resource to share information about tummy time, include tummy time in daily routines, and assess a family’s home to make sure tummy time is safe.
Share this resource with families to help them do tummy time activities with their baby.
Home visitors and others who work with families can use this resource to share information about responsive feeding, help families set up a positive eating environment, and look for responsive feeding behaviors.
Share this resource to help explain responsive feeding to expectant families. They can also learn about how it supports healthy eating practices for babies and young children.