These fact sheets serve as tools to help Head Start health managers provide important information to families about Office of Head Start 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 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.
The Dual Language Learners Program Assessment (DLLPA) outlines strategies for a coordinated approach across management systems and program services. It helps Head Start, child care, and pre-K programs assess their systems and services to ensure the full and effective participation of children who are DLLs and their families.
Explore the various types of preschool credentials offered by states and territories in this overview.
Use this resource to learn how to support a diverse early childhood education workforce as it serves children and families from diverse backgrounds. Find state examples, toolkits, presentations, and more.
A Guide to the Dual Language Learners Program Assessment (DLLPA): A Coordinated Approach Across Management Systems and Program Services
Find out how to use this assessment tool to target improvements in management systems and program areas that support culturally and linguistically responsive services for all children and families.
Find strategies to implement responsive care, effective teaching, and enhance organized learning environments for dual language learners. Teaching practices must support the home language and English.
Strong human resources systems include approaches that support communicating in culturally and linguistically respectful ways. Rate your program's use of these effective implementation strategies.
Determine how your program's training and professional development practices support staff who work with children who are dual language learners and their families.
Explore practices that use community data around the cultural and linguistic diversity of local children and families. Use them to inform program planning and design effective service delivery systems.