Early Head Start-Child Care Partnerships must find ways to support family well-being. Explore how programs can communicate the benefits and critical role parents play in the lives of their children.
Discover resources to help partnerships find ways to understand, respect, and work with the similarities and differences between Head Start and Early Head Start and child care.
Explore this resource to find out how coordinated enrollment for early care and education (ECE) programs can ensure a more efficient use of limited federal, state, and local resources for families.
Ensuring Collaborative Partnerships: Strategies for Effective Meetings, Decision-Making, and Conflict Resolution
Conducting effective meetings, making collaborative decisions, and addressing conflicts are crucial in developing collaborative partnerships. This resource helps Head Start programs hone those strategies.
Explore this resource to learn how sharing child-level data between Head Start programs and receiving elementary schools can help programs and schools better serve children.
Explore the basics of Head Start partnerships. Learn to build collaborative relationships that streamline services and maximize funding and resources for children and families.
Discover strategies leaders can use to help promote continuity of care in their state, territory, and Tribe. Explore useful resources including an assessment tool that looks at current practices.
Planning Guide and Organizational Readiness Chart for Early Head Start and Early Head Start-Child Care Partnerships
Use this tool to determine your program's readiness for planning and implementing an Early Head Start or Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership program.