Build on a Responsive Community Assessment

The community assessment is a way to jumpstart the program planning process. Learn how the assessment helps Head Start programs provide key services to the children and families that need them.

Financial Planning: A Guide for Disaster Preparedness

Part of disaster planning should always include financial planning. Families that would like to be proactive in planning for disaster may find this guide beneficial in preventing financial loss. This guide will enable users to avoid a financial crisis, protect their family’s health, life and property with adequate insurance if they ever experience a disaster.

At-a-Glance Comparison: Tribal Child Care and Development Fund and American Indian and Alaska Native Head Start

Tribes have requirements in their two-year Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) plans to coordinate the delivery of services with other tribal, federal, state, and local early childhood development programs, such as Head Start. This chart provides a quick glance that compares tribal child care with Head Start programs, and can be used by American Indian and Alaska Head Start programs to further their collaboration efforts.

Program Planning

Thoughtful planning is critical to programming. Explore these resources for guidance through the five-year grant. Learn how to establish continuous cycles of improvement that involve key stakeholders in data-based decision-making.