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Achieving Full Enrollment | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Dr. Bergeron discusses three long-term and five quick strategies programs can use to maintain full enrollment all year long.

Supplemental Funds Available to Increase Program Hours in Head Start and Early Head Start | Monday, September 10, 2018

Find out if your program is eligible to apply for these Supplemental Funds!

Getting Ready for Receiving Schools | Monday, August 13, 2018

In Dr. Deborah Bergeron video blog this month she gives a love shout out goes to Yvonne Gueteras in Kansas City and shares five tips for school 'readiness'.   

A New Focus on School Readiness | Monday, July 09, 2018

The Office of Head Start (OHS) has announced a new focus on school readiness.

Celebrating Special Fathers | Friday, June 15, 2018

Celebrating fathers who enhance, and support their child's milestones while embracing their abilities.

Highlighting the Importance of Head Start's Full Enrollment Initiative | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

This Program Instruction (PI) reiterates the importance of full enrollment.

FY 2018 Head Start Funding Increase | Tuesday, May 01, 2018

COLA funds available in FY 2018

Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria Disaster Assistance Funds | Monday, April 09, 2018

Please follow the guidance below to request disaster assistance funds to restore Head Start and Early Head Start services following Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria. 

HHS Secretary Waives Fifty Percent Program Duration Requirement | Thursday, January 18, 2018

The Office of Head Start's Program Instruction, ACF-PI-HS-18-01, notifies programs that the HHS Secretary has waived the August 1, 2019 Head Start center-based service duration requirements, effectively lowering this requirement from 50 percent to zero percent.

New Redesign of the ECLKC Launched | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Explore the new features of the Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center (ECLKC) website, including prominent search, easier navigation, and much more! Explore the website