OHS Head Start Program Performance Standards Talk

Webinar, February 15, 2017 2–3:30 p.m. EST

Join the Office of Head Start (OHS) in this conversation about the Head Start Program Performance Standards (HSPPS). This webcast is part of a grantee series to help grantees understand and implement the standards released in 2016.

Join us this month to discuss family and community engagement. Learn more about how family engagement is woven throughout the HSPPS, with a particular focus on:

  • Education and child development
  • Family and community engagement
  • Transitions
  • Enrolled pregnant women
  • Human Resources management

Before the webcast, please read HSPPS section Family and Community Engagement Program Services, 45 CFR § 1302 Subpart E. We will also discuss sections Transition Services, 45 CFR § 1302 Subpart G; Services to Enrolled Pregnant Women, 45 CFR § 1302 Subpart H; and Human Resources Management, 45 CFR § 1302 Subpart I.

Who Should Participate?

The webcast will benefit an array of audience members, including Head Start and Early Head Start executive leadership, program directors, managers, and staff members. Please call in with other colleagues in your organization where possible.

How to Register

Select the link to register: https://goto.webcasts.com/starthere.jsp?ei=1125887

This registration is only valid for the webcast on Feb. 15.

Space is limited. Sign up today to attend the session from your office or conference room. You will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to join. The webcast will be accessible via computer, tablet, and other Internet-connected devices. Phone access is available for those requiring alternative accommodations. Send an email to webcasts@hsicc.org to receive telephone access.

Save the Date!

Register early for next month’s OHS HSPPS Talk on Wednesday, March 15, 2017: https://goto.webcasts.com/starthere.jsp?ei=1125888

Did You Miss One?Watch previous OHS HSSPS Talks on-demand on the Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center (ECLKC) at https://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/policy/presenting/webcast.Questions?Send your questions to webcasts@hsicc.org.

 

OHS Head Start Program Performance Standards Talk

Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016

2–3:30 p.m. EDT

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Join the Office of Head Start (OHS) in this conversation for Head Start grantees’ management and staff members, T/TA System staff, and other stakeholders about the newly released Head Start Program Performance Standards (HSPPS).

Join us this month to discuss supporting implementation of the HSPPS, as well as hot topics we are hearing from the field.

Learn more about:

  • Update on background checks
  • Using the Program Management and Fiscal Operations (PMFO) Management Systems Wheel as a guiding tool
  • Developing an HSPPS implementation process utilizing the four stages of the Implementation Science Framework
  • Suggested planning processes
  • The role of the governing body and Policy Council
  • Task Functional teams

Before the webcast, please read HSPPS Sections 1302.70, 1302.72, 1302.101(b), and 1302.103.

Who Should Participate?

The webcast will benefit an array of audience members, including Head Start and Early Head Start executive leadership, program directors, managers, and staff members. Please call in with other colleagues in your organization where possible.

How to Register

Select the link to register: https://goto.webcasts.com/starthere.jsp?ei=1125845

This registration is only valid for the webcast on Dec. 14.

Space is limited. Sign up today to attend the session from your office or conference room. You will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to join. The webcast will be accessible via computer, tablet, and other Internet-connected devices. Phone access is available for those requiring alternative accommodations. Send an email to webcasts@hsicc.org to receive telephone access.

Save the Date!

Register early for next month’s OHS Head Start Program Performance Standards Talk on Wednesday, Jan.18, 2016: https://goto.webcasts.com/starthere.jsp?ei=1125886.

Questions?

Send your questions to webcasts@hsicc.org.

Compliance with Care: A Crosswalk Between the Head Start Program Performance Standards and Caring for Our Children, 3rd Edition

May 16, 2013

This crosswalk provides programs recommendations for quality health and safety practices and policies. Head Start health managers and staff may use this easy tool to find connections between the Head Start Program Performance Standards and Caring for Our Children: National Health and Safety Performance Standards, 3rd Edition.

Source: Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center

Available at: http://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/hslc/tta-system/health/center/crosswalk.html

45 CFR 1301 Head Start Grant Administration. Proposed Information Collection Activities; Comment Request

12/13/11

The Office of Head Start is proposing to renew without changes authority to collect information pursuant to 45 CFR part 1301. These provisions are applicable to program administration and grants administration under the Head Start Act, as amended. The provisions specify the requirements for grantee agencies for insurance and bonding, the submission of audits, matching of federal funds, accounting systems certifications and other provisions applicable to personnel management.

Source: Federal Register

Available at: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2011-12-13/html/2011-31876.htm

President Obama Speaks on Holding Head Start Programs Accountable | The White House

President Obama introduces a new rule that will help ensure all young children have access to high-quality early education programs.

Source: The White House

Available at: http://www.whitehouse.gov/photos-and-video/video/2011/11/08/president-obama-speaks-holding-head-start-programs-accountable