This crosswalk is intended to be a practical tool for CAAs, highlighting ways that board and staff members can leverage the intersection between the two sets of requirements to demonstrate compliance with the rules of both programs.
CAAs are encouraged to use the Crosswalk, which is an editable spreadsheet, to track internal compliance efforts. The Introduction to the Crosswalk provides a brief overview of the CSBG Organizational Standards and the Head Start Performance Standards, as well as suggestions on how to use the Crosswalk.
Head Start programs often comprise a significant part of a Community Action Agency’s budget and staff. This webinar focuses on practical “how to” strategies to ensure that agencies fully integrate their Head Start programs into the overall governance, leadership, and management of the organization. Join staff from several agencies to discuss topics that include how to build relationships between the board and Policy Council, strengthen integration of Head Start with other services, build a shared sense of mission across programs, and improve collaboration on financial decision-making. This webinar is a must for any agency with a Head Start program!
The purpose of this publication is to share the insights from Community Action Agencies (CAAs) that successfully and proactively integrated their Head Start programs into the overall management and operations of their CAAs.
This Resource Guide is meant as a companion to the “Community Action & Head Start – Cases of Integration” Publication. The publication shares insights from Community Action Agencies (CAAs) that successfully and proactively integrated their Head Start programs into the overall management and operations of their CAAs. The resource guide includes a variety of resources connected to the various topics touched on in the publication. It includes a deeper dive into Head Start Governance, Best Practice Samples from Community Action Agencies that have well integrated Head Start programs, and presentations that discuss shared governance and integration.
This website is a resource for the Community Action Network to access an array of information and assistance designed to support efforts in serving low income families and addressing the causes of poverty in local communities.
This resource contains the Head Start Act of 2007 citations that relate to program governance
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