Head Start and Early Head Start programs must implement a research-based early childhood curriculum with the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework: Ages Birth to Five (ELOF). This ensures that programs can plan and implement effective teaching practices to promote positive learning outcomes for children in all developmental domains. Use this guide to help align your curriculum with the ELOF. Find ways to strengthen intentional teaching practices in ELOF sub-domains identified during the alignment process. Also, learn how to provide program level supports for curriculum planning and implementation.
Last Updated: August 2, 2019