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).

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...

Seven Weeks Until Compliance for Seven HSPPS Areas

It’s hard to believe it has been over six months since the implementation of the new Head Start Program Performance Standards (HSPPS). Time flies, and we hope it has been a smooth journey for your program to implement the new standards!

Keeping Tabs on DRS

It has been quiet on the DRS front from the Office of Head Start (OHS), but could that be changing soon? Back in December 2016 there were 12 Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOA) posted for programs to provide Head Start and/or Early Head Start services in...

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