Read these FAQs from the Office of Head Start (OHS) about making decisions on community need, program structure, recruitment and enrollment strategies, and short- and long-term approaches to workforce development.
Listen to Office of Head Start leadership address FAQs submitted during previous Enrollment Forward webinars.
Watch the third Enrollment Forward webinar to hear Office of Head Start staff discuss approaches to retain and attract talent for the Head Start workforce.
The Enrollment Forward campaign gives ongoing support to grant recipients as they continue to work towards full in-person comprehensive services in approved program options, as local conditions allow.
The second webinar focuses on approaches to recruiting and enrolling families, including strategic planning, reviewing the Head Start Performance Standards, and community assessment data to make informed decisions.
Learn how to prepare a waiver request when your program is unable to fill at least 10% of its total funded enrollment slots with children eligible for services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
Listen to an update from the Office of Head Start on the Full Enrollment Initiative. In this webinar, speakers will review expectations, highlight strategies, and explore workforce growth.
Watch this second webinar to address FAQs from the first Head Start Forward webinar. It provides guidance and strategies related to program structure, ERSEA, family partnerships, and community assessments.
Explore strategies to address child and family needs in uncertain times. Discover how to adapt eligibility, recruitment, selection, enrollment, and attendance (ERSEA) services. Find resources to support this work.
Use these tips and questions to guide ERSEA planning and service delivery during a pandemic.