Head Start A to Z, 2.0

Data and Evaluation

Group of managers in a meeting room.The use of data in Head Start programs has elevated in recent years through advancements in technology and the availability of digital data. The Head Start Program Performance Standards highlight the need for data in all aspects of the Head Start program. Data provides insight into effective solutions for improving child and family outcomes. It also determines the impact of federal investments in local communities. In this session, Head Start leaders learn why it is important to use data and how to build a program-wide data culture. Review the important role of leaders in encouraging data use in all aspects of program life.

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Session Description and Script

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Activities and Handouts