Share this step-by-step guide with parents to help them prepare their child for the transition from home to a Head Start program after a public health crisis or emergency.
Learn the definition of trauma, how we respond to traumatic events, and how traumatic events affect families.
Explore this brief to learn about how to strengthen trauma-informed practices for staff.
Find examples of how to support trauma-informed care and healing in programs and in systems of care.
Review strategies for coping with and healing from trauma in this brief.
Discover how to enhance your knowledge about the importance of caring for yourself as you care for the children and families in your Head Start and Early Head Start programs.
Brushing children's teeth is a key part of the bedtime routine that will help prevent tooth decay. Discover how the American Academy of Pediatrics Brush, Book, Bed program can promote good oral health habits.
The preamble discusses the comments received in response to the notice of proposed rule-making and of the various impacts anticipate by the issuance of this rule.
Effective October 27, 2020, the Head Start Program Performance Standards at 45 CFR § 1304 Subpart B will read as shown in the PDF.
Tribes coordinate service delivery with other early childhood programs as required in their Child Care and Development Fund plans. Use this chart to compare tribal child care and Head Start programs.