2019 Tribal Consultations

The Office of Head Start is holding 2019 Tribal Consultations with leaders of Tribal Governments operating American Indian and Alaska Native Head Start and Early Head Start programs. Explore this page for dates, times, locations, contact information, and more.

Head Start TAlks

Head Start TAlks provides training and technical assistance (T/TA) podcasts from the Office of Head Start.

Head Start Prepares Children for Your Classroom

Use this infographic to introduce Head Start's school readiness benefits to principals of receiving schools. Fill in the "program name HEAD START" section with your contact information to personalize it. Then, share the infographic or attach it to your program's annual report. 

Leaders in School Readiness

More than 320,000 Head Start children enter kindergarten every year. When Head Start programs and receiving schools partner on school readiness, children have smoother transitions and continued progress. 

Head Start Program Facts: Fiscal Year 2017

Established in 1965, Head Start promotes school readiness for children in low-income families by offering educational, nutritional, health, social, and other services. Since its inception, Head Start has served more than 35 million children, birth to age 5, and their families. In 2017, Head Start was funded to serve nearly 1 million children and pregnant women in centers, family homes, and in family child care homes in urban, suburban, and rural communities throughout the nation.