Certification of Governance and  Leadership Capacity Screening

The governing body must certify that a governance and leadership capacity screening was conducted and a training plan was developed. A certification must be submitted to the Office of Head Start (OHS) in the Head Start Enterprise System (HSES) within 75 calendar days of the start of the project period.

Governance puzzle pieces.This OHS form may be used to fulfill the requirement for a certification that a governance and leadership capacity screening was conducted and, using the results, a training plan was developed. The signatures on this form attest that an agency has completed a governance and leadership capacity screening of each site where children receive Head Start/Early Head Start services, consistent with the terms and conditions of the Notice of Award (NoA). Certification of Governance and Leadership Capacity Screening [PDF, 449KB]


Certification of Governance and Leadership Capacity Screening. HHS/ACF/OHS. 2013. English.

Last Updated: November 13, 2014