As a parent or family member serving on the Policy Council, you are part of your program’s leadership. Use this tool to reflect on how your program is partnering with families using the framework.
These resources explore the purpose and functions of the entity responsible for the direction of the Head Start program at the grant recipient level.
Explore this tip sheet to help you decide whether to join your program’s Policy Council.
In this series, learn how to support parents serving on your program’s Policy Council. Find tip sheets to help parents better understand how to join, ways to serve, and when to leave the Policy Council.
You have served on the Policy Council. Now it is time for other parents to have the opportunity to be a member. Explore this tip sheet to learn more about leaving the Policy Council.
Parents and family members often have questions about their program’s Policy Council. Explore this tip sheet to learn answers to common questions about the Policy Council.
In this this tip sheet, learn more about being a Policy Council member. Find out about training and how to engage in making policy suggestions.
In this resource, learn how to partner with parents. Explore how to support their growth as leaders and advocates on the Policy Council.