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.

What Is Leadership

This Management Matters presentation and the reflection questions that accompany it are designed to help directors, governing body and Policy Council members, managers, and staff members to consider ways that the function of leadership is different from other work you do and identify opportunities to lead, regardless of the position you hold in your organization.

Program Governance Training

This self-paced, interactive training module offers activities and life-like scenarios that governing body, Tribal Council, and Policy Council members can use to further develop their governance leadership skills.