Other Management & Administration Systems: Reports

The following materials lay the foundation and highlight effective practices for Dual Language Learners (DLL). They have been purposely selected to work together to help Head Start staff gain knowledge that is culturally and linguistically responsive to the needs of DLL children. 


While the information in this section provides the context for addressing the unique needs of DLLs, additional important information can be found in other sections such as Research, Supplementary Materials, and Multimedia.

Academy for Educational Development. "Introduction to Data Analysis Handbook." Migrant and Seasonal Head Start Technical Assistance Center. [PDF, 1.1MB]

Academy for Educational Development. "Using the Multicultural Principles To Establish a Framework to Create and Strengthen Language Policies and Procedures in Head Start and Early Head Start Programs."

Head Start English Language Learners Project (HELLP) Guide and Resources. Head Start English Language Learners Project at Community Development Institute. Collaborating with Transportation Services to Serve English Language Learners.

Matthews, Hannah and Danielle Ewen. "Reaching All Children? Understanding Early Care and Education Participation Among Immigrant Families." [PDF, 210KB]

Office of Head Start. "Child Care and Early Childhood Education: More Information Sharing and Program Review by HHS Could Enhance Access for Families with Limited English Proficiency." GAO-06-807. GAO. 2006. English.

Office of Head Start. "English Language Learners Focus Group Report." 2002. [PDF, 192.1KB]

Office of Head Start. "Five Steps to Community Assessment: A Workbook for Head Start and Early Head Start Programs Serving Hispanic and Other Emerging Populations." HHS/ACF/OHS. 2008. English. [PDF, 2.6MB]

Office of Head Start. "The Head Start Leaders Guide to Positive Child Outcomes ." Pages 38-40. [PDF, 1.8MB]

Torres, Eileen M. "Creating a Vision for Supporting English Language Learners." English Language Learners, Head Start Bulletin #78.

Be sure to visit the Program Design and Management section for more information for all children.

Other Management & Administration Systems: Reports. HHS/ACF/OHS. 2009. English.

Last Reviewed: September 2011

Last Updated: November 13, 2014