Head Start

For Local Head Start Programs


Review Ready! Spreadsheet 2024

With the FY2024 Monitoring Protocol review questions of Focus Area 1 (8/18/2023) and Focus Area 2 (11/27/2023) and Risk Assessment Notification (10/6/2023)

The Center for Community Futures is pleased to announce the availability of the Review Ready! Spreadsheet 2024 for use by your local Head Start program to help get ready for your next Federal review. 

The file has:


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:


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 


Fall Institute online via Zoom 

Basic Skills Summer Institutes

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

Management Institute for Head Start.


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


Links to Sites of Interest to Head Start Programs: