These training resources offer Head Start leaders the skills, strategies, and knowledge they need to implement successful, responsive programs.
Find resources to help design and distribute Head Start reports and manage recordkeeping activities.
Know how to maintain the technology in your program needed to monitor continuous improvement and increase reliance on data collection and analysis.
Identify the duties and rules related to a Head Start program’s Policy Council, management staff, and governing body/Tribal Council.
Learn how to build communication and information systems that connect all stakeholders and promote Head Start services.
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.
This screener identifies ways to improve program governance and build leadership capacity. The accompanying form certifies that programs conducted the required screening.
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.
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.
National Head Start Association produced this inspiring video for Head Start’s 25th anniversary. Video provides comprehensive information about Head Start and its services.