1. Review the Head Start Act requirements.
2. Discuss how the Head Start Act impacts programs.
3. Explore best practices for implementation of Head Start Act requirements.
The Head Start Act identifies pages of guidelines that Head Start/Early Head Start (HS/EHS) programs need to follow to stay in compliance. When you are implementing the Head Start Act, there are numerous things to consider, including how decisions impact your program.
If you are just starting in the HS/EHS program or just started an HS/EHS program, this session will give you an idea of what you need to learn to be successful.
In this high-level overview session we will explore the Head Start Act and give you time to learn where to find information and dig into the details once you are back at the office. We will pay special attention to the areas of:
• Monitoring plans
• Administrative requirements
• Power and functions
• Qualifications and wages
• Political activities
• And more!