Use this matrix to strategically plan early childhood education program operations and services during a pandemic.
Use these tips and questions to guide ERSEA planning and service delivery during a pandemic.
Use the guiding questions in this version of the Head Start Management Systems Wheel to address your program's immediate and temporary needs during a pandemic.
Ensuring Collaborative Partnerships: Strategies for Effective Meetings, Decision-Making, and Conflict Resolution
Conducting effective meetings, making collaborative decisions, and addressing conflicts are crucial in developing collaborative partnerships. This resource helps Head Start programs hone those strategies.
Explore the basics of Head Start partnerships. Learn to build collaborative relationships that streamline services and maximize funding and resources for children and families.
Discover strategies leaders can use to help promote continuity of care in their state, territory, and Tribe. Explore useful resources including an assessment tool that looks at current practices.
Learn to identify appropriate practices for meeting the Head Start Program Performance Standards on staff qualifications.
Explore the specific regulations in the Head Start Act and the Head Start Program Performance Standards that grantees should consider when they want to purchase, construct, or renovate a facility using Head Start grant funds. Use this facilities guidance resource to support the development and analysis of facilities applications in regard to these regulations.
Head Start leaders must develop systems to address the maintenance needs and repair schedules of their facilities. These systems can have significant budgetary implications and should be approached with the same care one would take with any major purchase. Use this facilities guidance tool to help with data-informed decision-making in implementing sound business practices.
Nationwide, early childhood programs are being encouraged to implement policies to reduce and eliminate preschool expulsion.