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.
Share this checklist with families in your program to help them gather the information they need to file their 2022 taxes. This can help them avoid multiple trips to their tax preparer.
As children play, their brain builds connections that support many skills, including the skill of self-regulation. Learn how you can be the child’s most important teacher and “guide on the side” as they play.
Infants are born ready to learn. Learn strategies to support babies’ sensory experience of the world around them during their first year of life.
Toddlers learn by following their curiosity. Learn how to support them as they gain new skills and concepts by exploring and experimenting. Discover ways you can guide their learning as they engage with the world.
Use this form to identify action steps your program can implement immediately to promote staff retention.