DRS Updates

Head Start Redesignation - 45 CFR 1307

Designation Renewal in the New HSPPS

With forty-five Head Start and/or Early Head Start grants recently forecasted on grants.gov, it seems like a number of those may be Designation Renewal System (DRS) Round 6.

HS/EHS Grants Forecasted.. Possible DRS Round 6

On July 11 the Office of Head Start (OHS) forecasted 45 Head Start (HS) and/or Early Head Start (EHS) grants that will be open for competition. Signs point to a number of these opportunities being part of Designation Renewal System (DRS) Round 6. (It doesn’t look like...

Tips and Resources for a Strong Community Assessment

As you know, the core components of community assessment are similar to the old Head Start Program Performance Standards (HSPPS). In last week’s post, we talked about what’s the same and what’s different.

Community Assessment in the New HSPPS

Community assessment has been a cornerstone of Head Start for years. In the new Head Start Program Performance Standards (HSPPS) this is no different. Community assessment is the key to understanding what makes your community unique.

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