Explore culturally responsive practices and how staff can help parents promote their children’s oral health.
These resources address how the skills, values, beliefs, and lifeways of children, families, and communities can be integrated into Head Start curricula, learning experiences, and school readiness goals.
Learn how to support pregnant people and parents in obtaining, processing, and understanding information to make appropriate oral health decisions, taking into account families’ language and culture.
Examine how the Multicultural Principles for Early Childhood Leaders support Head Start management systems and help you honor culture, diversity, inclusion, and equity when developing program goals and objectives.
Examine examples of how to elevate instructional interactions with culturally authentic and relevant connections to support early learning in all domains.
Integrating Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Practices to Support Children Who Are Dual Language Learners
Explore this first of three guides designed to support program leaders. Discover ways to help program staff reflect on their own understanding and beliefs about learning and speaking more than one language.
Learn how to train staff to implement the Making It Work (MIW) process and use the American Indian and Alaska Native-focused in-service suites in this work. Hear successful implementation stories from the field.
These videos demonstrate cultural practices in tribal early learning settings that support children's development in all Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework (ELOF) domains.
Explore Making It Work, a guide for implementing cultural learning experiences in American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) programs. Learn how traditional values and lifeways are put at the center of AIAN programs.
Head Start programs are effective when their systems and services support the cultural diversity of enrolled families. The following resource provides recent research and perspectives on key multicultural principles and offers guidance to staff on how to implement these principles in their programs.