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Crosswalk of the CSBG Organizational Standards and Head Start Performance Standards

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.

ROMA for Boards Training Series–Introduction to Implementing the ROMA Cycle

This is a series of trainings based on material produced by the Community Action Partnership and the Association of Nationally Certified ROMA Trainers. They are designed to be either short stand alone segments that could be presented at a Board meeting, or to be joined together in as a full day workshop or Board Retreat session. It can be done in conjunction with other Board training activities¸ or could be provided to Board Members as a “take home” activity (where they would view the power point and read the notes independently).The guides are designed to be adapted to use however best engages Boards in the discussion about Results Oriented Management and Accountability (ROMA).

Peer-to-Peer Series: Strategic Planning and Performance Management

During this webinar, staff from the United Planning Organization, the newest Award for Excellence winner, discuss their performance management system that has been recognized as a best practice by a senior team of Pathways to Excellence Peer Reviewers. They discuss ow they use their strategic plan to set agency-wide outcome goals and how their performance management team uses program data to help staff improve results. They also provide a detailed presentation of into the performance scorecard they use to track progress across the agency.

CSBG T/TA Resource Center

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.

Organizational Standards 2.0 Webinar – Category 9: Data & Analysis

This webinar is part of the Organizational Standards 2.0 Webinar Series designed to provide continuing support for agencies to meet (and exceed) the Organizational Standards. This session addresses Category 9 and covers discussion topics and technical assistance on the following: Questions about the interpretation of individual Standards, Documentation requirements to show compliance with the Standards, Accessing available technical assistance resources and requests for new resources, Promising practices to help agencies go “beyond compliance” to improve their management and operations.

Organizational Standards 2.0 Webinar – Category 8: Financial Operations & Oversight

This webinar is part of the Organizational Standards 2.0 Webinar Series designed to provide continuing support for agencies to meet (and exceed) the Organizational Standards. This session addresses Category 8 and covers discussion topics and technical assistance on the following: Questions about the interpretation of individual Standards, Documentation requirements to show compliance with the Standards, Accessing available technical assistance resources and requests for new resources, Promising practices to help agencies go “beyond compliance” to improve their management and operations.

Organizational Standards 2.0 Webinar – Category 7: Human Resource Management

This webinar is part of the Organizational Standards 2.0 Webinar Series designed to provide continuing support for agencies to meet (and exceed) the Organizational Standards. This session addresses Category 7 and covers discussion topics and technical assistance on the following: Questions about the interpretation of individual Standards, Documentation requirements to show compliance with the Standards, Accessing available technical assistance resources and requests for new resources, Promising practices to help agencies go “beyond compliance” to improve their management and operations.

Organizational Standards 2.0 Webinar – Category 6: Strategic Planning

This webinar is part of the Organizational Standards 2.0 Webinar Series designed to provide continuing support for agencies to meet (and exceed) the Organizational Standards. This session addresses Category 6 and covers discussion topics and technical assistance on the following: Questions about the interpretation of individual Standards, Documentation requirements to show compliance with the Standards, Accessing available technical assistance resources and requests for new resources, Promising practices to help agencies go “beyond compliance” to improve their management and operations.

Organizational Standards 2.0 Webinar – Category 5: Board Governance

This webinar is part of the Organizational Standards 2.0 Webinar Series designed to provide continuing support for agencies to meet (and exceed) the Organizational Standards. This session addresses Category 5 and covers discussion topics and technical assistance on the following: Questions about the interpretation of individual Standards, Documentation requirements to show compliance with the Standards, Accessing available technical assistance resources and requests for new resources, Promising practices to help agencies go “beyond compliance” to improve their management and operations.

Organizational Standards 2.0 Webinar- Category 4: Organizational Leadership

This webinar is part of the Organizational Standards 2.0 Webinar Series designed to provide continuing support for agencies to meet (and exceed) the Organizational Standards. This session addresses Category 4 and covers discussion topics and technical assistance on the following: Questions about the interpretation of individual Standards, Documentation requirements to show compliance with the Standards, Accessing available technical assistance resources and requests for new resources, Promising practices to help agencies go “beyond compliance” to improve their management and operations.

Organizational Standards 2.0 Webinar – Category 3: Community Assessment

This webinar is part of the Organizational Standards 2.0 Webinar Series designed to provide continuing support for agencies to meet (and exceed) the Organizational Standards. This session addresses Category 3 and covers discussion topics and technical assistance on the following: Questions about the interpretation of individual Standards, Documentation requirements to show compliance with the Standards, Accessing available technical assistance resources and requests for new resources, Promising practices to help agencies go “beyond compliance” to improve their management and operations.

Organizational Standards 2.0 Webinar- Category 2: Community Engagement

This webinar is part of the Organizational Standards 2.0 Webinar Series designed to provide continuing support for agencies to meet (and exceed) the Organizational Standards. This session addresses Category 2 and covers discussion topics and technical assistance on the following: Questions about the interpretation of individual Standards, Documentation requirements to show compliance with the Standards, Accessing available technical assistance resources and requests for new resources, Promising practices to help agencies go “beyond compliance” to improve their management and operations.

Organizational Standards 2.0 Webinar- Category 1: Consumer Input & Involvement

This webinar is part of the Organizational Standards 2.0 Webinar Series designed to provide continuing support for agencies to meet (and exceed) the Organizational Standards. This session addresses Category 1 and covers discussion topics and technical assistance on the following: Questions about the interpretation of individual Standards, Documentation requirements to show compliance with the Standards, Accessing available technical assistance resources and requests for new resources, Promising practices to help agencies go “beyond compliance” to improve their management and operations.

Quality Improvement Plan (QIP) Tracking Form

The Quality Improvement Plan (QIP) is designed to assist State CSBG Office and CAA staff to identify and monitor progress in addressing CAA performance issues identified through routine CSBG monitoring activities which do not involve violations of law or pose chronic or acute risks to the financial or operational viability of the organization. Failure to fully implement a QIP may lead to the creation of a Corrective Action Plan. The attached Tracking Form template has been designed to provide assistance to State CSBG Offices in developing both Quality Improvement Plans and Corrective Action Plans and can be modified/adapted by states for their own use.

Technical Assistance Plan (TAP) Tracking Form

In order to help CEEs progress towards meeting the Standards, IM 138 provides for the development of Technical Assistance Plans (TAPs). In addition, IM 138 addresses the need for CEEs to be making progress and the TAP can provide documentation of such progress toward meeting all of the Organizational Standards. The TAP template provided by the Organizational Standards Center of Excellence is a tool that States and CEEs may use and or modify to document such movement forward. It is provided as a resource and designed to meet the needs outlined in IM 138 to show progress, responsibility, and eventually full compliance with the Organizational Standards.

 

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