Writing to Optimize User Access

All products posted on the Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center (ECLKC) can be found through multiple pathways. Learn about them to make sure that when writing your product you optimize its access.

Alt-Tags for Images

Learn about the requirement to include an alt-tag for all graphics and digital images and use a long description for charts and graphs.

Video Interpreting Guidelines

Follow these guidelines when planning video interpreting for presentations, conferences, events, or webinars. Review best practices for presentation coordinators, speakers, and interpreters. They will ensure a high-quality product and a positive user experience when videos are published on the ECLKC.

Audio/Video Specs

Follow the specifications below when submitting audio and video to the Head Start Information and Communications Center (HSICC) for processing.

Use of Logos in National Center Content

Review an overview and find tips for using the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Head Start (OHS), and National Center logos.

Spanish Translation Glossary

The Head Start Bilingual Glossary has been created to provide an accurate and consistent terminology database for rendering Head Start translations from English into Spanish. Since the Spanish language is very rich and diverse, it is always a challenge to find neutral terms, that most Spanish speakers in the United States would understand, therefore, in some cases, several terms are included in the same entry.

Summary and Intro Text

Summary and intro text are required for most resources posted to the Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center (ECLKC). Review the definitions for each, along with examples, below. Find out when and where summary and intro text should be used. 

Analytics Tracking for Webpages and Apps

National Centers must add the Google Analytics tracking code snippet to each webpage, learning module, or application (apps) they want to track prior to posting on the Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center (ECLKC).

Accessing Google Analytics

National Centers can access web analytics for all topics pages and associated content from the Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center (ECLKC) Google Analytics account. This account reflects the corresponding data via the "ECLKC Topics" profile. Learn more about accessing and reviewing data related to the ECLKC's website traffic.

Procedures and Guidelines for Image Submissions in Razuna

Learn how to use Razuna to securely store, publish, and manage photos, graphics, and logos. The Razuna Image Library is used by the Office of Head Start (OHS) and National Centers to accelerate the workflow of new projects from creation to delivery.