Assessment Readiness is Key to a Strong Focus Area Two Review

In recent months we’ve heard concerns from Head Start/Early Head Start programs that were informed they have an upcoming Focus Area Two review as part of the new Aligned Monitoring System 2.0 (AMS 2.0). If your first AMS 2.0 monitoring visit is causing you stress, you’re not alone.

Off and Running with DRS Round 6

We’re entering the second week since Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) for the sixth round of Designation Renewal System (DRS) posted. A few days after the initial FOAs went up, one more FOA – for a Head Start grantee in Morgan County, Colorado – was posted

DRS Round 6 FOAs Released

Designation Renewal System (DRS) Round 6 Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) were posted throughout the day yesterday, February 8, 2018. As of today, February 9, there are 48 grants

Distinct and Connected: Focus Area 1 and Focus Area 2 Reviews

On October 10 the Office of Head Start (OHS) held the second launch of the FY18 Aligned Monitoring System 2.0 (AMS 2.0) in the Aligned Monitoring Virtual Expo. Many new resources, presentations, and information became available with the launch!

AMS 2.0: What You Need to Know

This was an important week for Head Start/Early Head Start monitoring. On Monday September 18 the Office of Head Start (OHS) held a webinar to introduce the FY2018 Aligned Monitoring System (otherwise known as AMS 2.0).

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