Strategies to Support and Encourage Healthy Active Living

Watch this webinar for strategies programs can use to encourage and develop healthy active living behaviors for children in their care. Head Start and Early Head Start staff may find this resource useful in working with families to change their habits.

Problem Solving in the Moment

Teachers can use the problem solving approach of this in-service suite with children in their classrooms. It helps children resolve social problems as they arise "in the moment."

Implementing a Culture of Data

A Director describes how her organization engaged a consultant to help the organization implement a culture of data and offers advice for finding, recruiting, selecting, and managing consultants.

Block Three: Meeting the Needs of Hispanic Familes

Children and families come to Head Start rooted in a culture that gives them meaning and direction. Head Start offers parents opportunities and support for growth. This support allows them to identify and meet their own goals while nurturing the development of their children in the context of their family and culture. This video takes a look at how Head Start and Early Head Start programs can adjust their services to meet the needs of Hispanic families by building trust and developing relationships.

Block Four: Meeting the Needs of Hispanic Children

Head Start’s commitment to providing children with a safe, nurturing, enjoyable and secure learning environment includes an all-inclusive program of services to ensure that children are healthy and ready to learn. The varied services and experiences provided by local programs support the continuum of children’s growth and development. This video takes a look at the importance of understanding the physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development of hispanic children and the role that parents play. Program staff can use the examples provided in this video as they plan program services.

A Conversation about Transportation Safety with Ann Linehan

Each year, Head Start and Early Head Start programs transport more than 250,000 children. Ensuring the safety of children is one of Head Start’s highest priorities. Program directors and transportation managers can prepare for the school year and help keep kids safe, whether on the bus or in a family vehicle. Watch this webinar to learn about the importance of transportation safety, and find out what activities are being planned by the Office of Head Start.

Increasing Quality Through Local Partnerships

In this webinar, the Leech Lake partnership team shares their experiences as one of the 22 teams from the Early Head Start for Family Child Care Demonstration Project. The team discusses how to increase quality through partnership at the local level.