Tackling the predicament of high turnover and low teacher retention in Head Start/Early Head Start programs is not always easy. Tying retention to a carefully determined compensation plan can also be a challenge. Yet, asking this question is important – how does your fiscal strategy support teacher retention?
Foundations for Families grant services approach is rooted in determining the unique needs of your program and tailoring grant services to meet those needs. In general, our grant services fall into three buckets…
Having a current, high quality Community Assessment (or Community Assessment update) to inform your Designation Renewal System (DRS) proposal is a significant asset. There is strong alignment between data that must be reported..
If your program is required to compete for continued Head Start/Early Head Start funding during the upcoming round of Designation Renewal System (DRS), round 7, then you may be wondering when the DRS Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) will be forecasted. We are, too!
It has been an exciting week for Head Start/Early Head Start, including Early Head Start-Child Care Partnerships (EHS-CCP). This week, Congress approved an increase of $610 million for Head Start/Early Head Start funding in FY2018 from the FY2017 amount.