Head Start Governance
October 26 and 27, 2017
The Tropicana, a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
Las Vegas, Nevada
Make sure that you understand the requirements of the revised Head Start Performance Standards and know how to implement good governance practices and strong management systems by attending the Head Start and Early Head Start Governance and Management Institute in Las Vegas, Nevada, on October 26 and 27, 2017.
Governance and management are the twin engines that drive high-performing Head Start and Early Head Start agencies. Stay on track to achieving sustained program success by attending the annual Head Start and Early Head Start Governance and Management Institute to learn the major requirements of the new Head Start Program Performance standards and the keys to implementing effective governance and management systems. The last year has brought a new management and governance framework, new Head Start Program Performance Standards, a new monitoring protocol, and new initiatives. As Head Start requirements and best practices evolve, understanding the rules and having effective governance and management are more important than ever. When you attend this unique two-day Governance and Management Institute, you will ensure that you and your agency are up-to-date on governance and management requirements, the new Performance Standards, monitoring changes and current focus areas, and the latest best practices.
With all the changes to Head Start and Early Head Start over the last year, the Governance and Management Institute features a revised and updated curriculum for 2017. Over the course of two days, you will learn about Head Start and Early Head Start governance and management issues in detail, including:
- Major rules of the revised Head Start Program Performance Standards;
- Requirements of the revised Head Start and Early Head Start management systems framework;
- Roles and responsibilities of the Governing Body and Policy Council under the Head Start Act and revised Head Start Program Performance Standards;
- Management responsibilities under the revised Performance Standards and Head Start Act;
- Achieving a good working relationship between management and governance in Head Start and Early Head Start agencies;
- Oversight and program planning obligations and relationship to service delivery;
- Effective communications systems;
- Recordkeeping, reporting, and the role of data in Head Start management;
- Human resources issues (including management staff qualifications);
- Best practices in Head Start and Early Head Start governance and management;
- Fiscal management under the new Head Start Program Performance Standards;
- Application of Part 75 to Head Start and Early Head Start programs;
- Revised Head Start and Early Head Start monitoring system;
- Implementing effective internal controls;
- Common Head Start and Early Head Start governance and management issues (and how to avoid them); and,
- Answers to frequently asked governance and management questions.
There will also be extensive opportunities for you to get answers to your individual questions about Head Start and Early Head Start governance and management requirements and best practices throughout both days of the Institute.