Oversight, Monitoring, and Support for the Five Year Grant Period – Head Start

5/2013

Birth the Five Institute Leadership Institute Plenary

Oversight, Monitoring, and Support for the Five Year Grant Period The move to five year project periods provides an opportunity to implement changes in the Office of Head Start OHS funding practices. View this webcast from the OHS 2nd National Birth to Five Leadership Institute to learn more about how the five year grant period affects oversight of Head Start programs.

Source: Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center

Available at: http://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/hslc/hs/calendar/li-2013/2nd-nat-0-5-lead-inst/OversightMonito.htm

IM 14-02 Federal Oversight of Five Year Head Start Grants – Head Start

The Office of Head Start (OHS) is transitioning grants to provide Head Start and Early Head Start services from indefinite project periods to five year project periods in accordance with Section 641 of the Improving Head Start for School Readiness Act of 2007.

Information Memorandum (IM) ACF-IM-HS-13-02 described changes to funding practices and provided guidance on key elements of the five year award and post-award conditions. The purpose of this IM is to provide more detailed information on the system of federal oversight to assess performance, compliance, continuous improvement, and progress of grantees during the five year project period.

Source: Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center

Available at: http://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/hslc/standards/IMs/2014/resour_im_002_03182014.html