Watch this webinar to learn about important considerations for Change in Scope applications.
Thoughtful planning is critical to programming. Explore these resources for guidance throughout the five-year Head Start grant cycle. Learn how to establish continuous cycles of improvement that involve key stakeholders in data-based decision-making. Find resources to help build on achievable program and school readiness goals and fiscal objectives. Discover materials that guide grantees in creating community and self-assessments, and achieve positive outcomes for children and families.
Program planning and service system design together make up one of the 12 management, planning, and oversight systems of the Management Systems Wheel.
Use this tool to engage teams in discussions that gauge their thinking and readiness to move forward with a change initiative.
This resource supplements ACF-IM-HS-22-09 and outlines critical questions and data to consider as part of the planning and development for both enrollment reduction and conversion requests.
October is Head Start Awareness Month. Hear Katie Hamm, acting director of the Office of Head Start, reflect on the program’s rich history and decades of service.
This Management Minute video shares how one Head Start program used the program planning cycle to achieve a key goal.
Watch this webinar to hear updated guidance from Office of Head Start leadership about the coming program year.
Use this customizable roadmap to identify required planning activities and foster meaningful collaboration with program and fiscal leaders.
Take a look at the research on home visiting programs. Find out how it shows home visiting is a complex endeavor with varying degrees of positive outcomes.
Learn about the pivotal role supervisors play in a Head Start or Early Head Start program with a home-based option. Explore ways they enhance the quality of home visiting and group socialization services.
Discover how home visiting sets the stage for close, trusting relationships and why it is a critical element in any program designed to support families' and children's development.