Use the guiding questions in this version of the Head Start Management Systems Wheel to address your program's immediate and temporary needs during a pandemic.
As a parent or family member serving on the Policy Council, you are part of your program’s leadership. Use this tool to reflect on how your program is partnering with families using the framework.
In this resource, learn how to partner with parents. Explore how to support their growth as leaders and advocates on the Policy Council.
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 health and safety screener will help organizations identify where they need to make changes and build capacity in order to ensure children are healthy and safe while in their care.
Use these guiding questions to evaluate both existing strengths as well as areas for growth in Head Start program operations.
Planning systems occur in a continuous cycle and involve key members of the Head Start community. The outcome of this cycle is the creation of achievable goals and short-term program and fiscal objectives.
PowerPoint for Recordkeeping and Reporting - Slideshow.
The governing body must certify that a governance and leadership capacity screening was conducted and a training plan was developed. A certification must be submitted to the Office of Head Start (OHS) in the Head Start Enterprise System (HSES) within 75 calendar days of the start of the project period.
Powerpoint for Fiscal Management Part 1.