.

Leadership and Coordination

Leadership and coordination are essential to supporting and encouraging collaboration among the state and federal public agencies that provide early and school-age care and education. The following resources provide information about program governance, building partnerships, and engaging stakeholders.

97 resources found.
Filter By

This document has been developed to help inform States about current program quality standards found in learning environment, developmental domains addressed in learning activities, and observation/assessment methods to track children’s development for the care of infants and toddlers in center-...

This document shows key elements of Early Head Start (EHS) and Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) legislation and regulations. It can serve as a tool for States and local organizations to enter state-specific early education program requirements.

This document provides definitions of key acronyms and terms frequently used in partnership work. These definitions offer a starting point for discussion and can be added to as the partnership takes shape to ensure that all participants have a common understanding.

The directors of the Office of Head Start and the Office of Child Care introduce a joint initiative between OHS and OCC designed to support partnerships between Early Head Start and family child care.
Helpful in determining when and how to conduct a needs assessment. Program directors and services area managers can use this checklist when identifying local needs and resources.
This Workbook describes the process of conducting a community assessment as a series of five steps: Plan and Organize, Design Data Collection, Gather Data, Review and Analyze, and Make Decisions. The Workbook presents information that will help Head Start and Early Head Start programs conduct a...
This paper describes the steps for start-up planning—the activities grantees engage in, as they prepare to implement their funded grant. Grantee staff who design and manage EHS programs may find this resource useful in their work.

These four tip sheets can help  Early Head Start administrators and family child care providers partner together to improve the quality of care for children and help families move toward their work and education goals.

This checklist identifies key issues to be addressed regarding the fiscal aspects of projects in early care and education that involve multiple partners and funding sources.

This document identifies six elements for building capacity for evaluation and accountability. Questions to prompt discussion and reflection among the planning/stakeholder groups are followed by suggested strategies to address each element.

Pages