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 and governance are the bedrocks of effective management. Head Start program leadership consists of three key entities: the governing body/Tribal Council (i.e., legal and fiscal responsibilities); Policy Council/parent committees (i.e., set program direction); and management staff (i.e., day-to-day operations).
The Why, What, and How of Non-Federal Share Match
Valuing, Documenting, and Tracking Non-Federal Share Match
Organizations that accept federal funds to operate Head Start or Early Head Start programs must have strong governance systems. These systems help to safeguard federal dollars and provide oversight and direction to the Head Start program. This screener organizes the Head Start requirements. Using this resource, organizations can identify where they need to make changes and build capacity to fulfill their Head Start governance responsibilities.
Planning for Non-Federal Share Match
Discover resources that highlight the importance of effective internal and external communication and provide strategies for enhancing your communication system.
Leadership in today’s world requires an understanding of the difference between technical and adaptive challenges and opportunities. It also requires awareness of the best possible collaborative approaches for addressing them.
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:
- Consider ways that the function of leadership is different from other work you do
- Identify opportunities to lead, regardless of the position you hold in your organization
Program planning is one of the 10 Head Start management systems. It is key to operating an effective and high quality Head Start or Early Head Start program. This Management Matters video presentation and supporting materials focus on the Head Start Program Planning Cycle.