Head Start

For Local Head Start Programs

The Salary and Benefits Survey Report of Local Head Start Programs 2020 is now available. Survey participants received a discount on the price of the Report. Non-participants can order the Report online.

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Review Ready! 2021 Electronic File

$99 for one user; $129 for up to 5 users

With the FY 2021 Monitoring Protocol review questions of both Focus Area 1 (9/18/2020) and Focus Area 2 (12/3/2020)

The Center for Community Futures is pleased to announce the availability of the Review Ready! 2021 E-file for use by your local Head Start program to help get ready for the next Federal review.

The electronic file is an Excel workbook available through e-mail or Google Drive .gmails that has:

  • The complete text of the Monitoring Protocol review questions,

  • The corresponding Performance Standards, Federal regulations, and Head Start Act requirements spelled out next to their applicable compliance indicators,

  • Space for writing notes

  • The Review Ready! 2021 E-file also includes the Head Start Act, the Final Rules, 2 CFR Part 200, and the Periodicity Schedule

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Policies On Your Drive 2017 (POD2017)

On September 6, 2016 the Head Start Program Performance Standards were published in the Federal Register, which include 1,306 requirements for Head Start programs.

How will your program develop policies and procedures that meet all of these requirements? Use Policies On Your Drive 2017.

This 686-page Microsoft Word Policies and Procedures Manual:

  • has 440 draft policies and procedures

  • is organized by the structure of the Head Start Program Performance Standards

  • references the regulations related to the policies

  • is useful for both Grantee and program level operations

  • is available in electronic format

  • was developed by word-smithing, policy writing, project management experts

  • makes it easier to formulate, locate, modify, and manage policies and procedures for your Head Start/Early Head Start program.

    Click here to order.

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Does your program have a written area plan for Family and Community Partnerships? Send it to us--and we can share it with other programs. Email jmasters@cencomfut.com

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Basic Skills Summer Institutes

Based on the Relationship Based Competencies for staff who work with families.

Management Institute for Head Start.

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We can help you with your Wage and Benefits Comparability Study.

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