Recruitment is the second step in a program’s Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment, and Attendance (ERSEA) services. Head Start programs need to be strategic and thoughtful in their recruitment planning efforts. Explore these resources to learn how to help Head Start programs refine their recruitment plans and messaging, and ways to monitor recruitment efforts.
Tools and Resources
Discover resources to enhance your recruitment efforts and connect with families eligible for Head Start services.
Recruiting for Head Start programs is a systematic year-round process. Use this resource to find tips and guiding questions to help you manage your program’s recruitment efforts. Find out how recruitment should be data-informed and measurable.
The Head Start Program Performance Standards require programs to reach those most in need of services. Review these regulations to learn about specific recruitment areas and how to serve special populations.
Resource Type: Article
National Centers: Program Management and Fiscal Operations
Last Updated: March 30, 2022