Program Governance in Head Start

Identify the duties and rules related to a Head Start program’s Policy Council, management staff, and governing body/Tribal Council.

Governance Readiness Assessment

The Governance Readiness Assessment helps organizations review their processes. Governing bodies can use it to assess their capacity to oversee and monitor a Head Start program.

Documentation-Volunteers Services

Grantees and delegate agencies will find this resource useful when documenting volunteer services. An agency's volunteer services should be documented similarly as for its employees, including time and attendance records or activity sheets.

Leadership

The changes and challenges facing Head Start leaders are complex. They do not have simple solutions and cannot be addressed by one individual. They require the talents, creativity, and leadership of everyone. This 3-part series on Leadership in Management Matters resource provide insight in leadership.

Head Start: A Nation's Pride

National Head Start Association produced this inspiring video for Head Start’s 25th anniversary. Video provides comprehensive information about Head Start and its services.