Head Start - Early Head Start


Head Start Act and New Head Start Performance Standards

 

This is the Head Start Act and the New Head Start Performance Standards (November 2016) together so it is easy to search both when you are looking from the new standards to a reference in the Act.  Click here 


Resources for Infant and Toddler Care

Family Resource CentersFamily Resource Centers (FRC) are funded through the Children and Family Trust Fund and the New York State Office of Children and Family Services, welcome families with children of any age with an emphasis on high need families with children ages 0-5. Services and programs are based on local needs, building on existing planning processes with community and interdisciplinary participation. Parenting education and support, connections to community resources and play spaces for children are some of the services FRCs offer. FRCs are available to host parent-child play sessions or meeting events in partnership with the early care and learning providers and to be a parenting support resources for these providers. In some communities the FRC schedules times for parents to meet with representatives of the human services available to families in the community. 

 


Early Head Start Child Care Partnership (EHSCCP) The Role of Local Social Services Districts #5 (July 8, 2014)

  1. Early Head Start Child Care Partnership New York webinar #5 slides

 


 Early Head Start Child Care Partnership (EHSCCP) New York Webinar #4: Opportunity New York Vision of Infant and Toddler Care 

(June 26, 2014) 

  1. Early Head Start Child Care Partnership New York Webinar Slides #4
  2. Description of New York's infant toddler system                
  3. Application Insert description for New York’s infant and toddler system 

 


 NYS Resources for Early Head Start – Child Care Partnership Applicants

The Applicant must describe its plan to use curricula and teaching practices that promote progress toward infant and toddler school readiness goals and are:

    • Based on scientifically valid research,
    • Developmentally appropriate for infants and toddlers, and
    • Aligned to infant and toddler State Early Learning Guidelines. 

The New York State Early Learning Guidelines can be found here.

The  New York State Early Learning Alignment Crosswalk of the Early Learning Guidelines and the Head Start Child Development and Early Learning Framework can be found here.  

 


 Early Head Start Child Care Partnership 

New York Webinar #3:  Handouts (June 2, 2014)

      1. Early Head Start Child Care Partnership New York webinar #3 slides
      2. Early Childhood Guide to Blending & Braiding in New York 




Early Head Start Child Care Partnership

New York Webinar #2:  Handouts (May 14, 2014)

      1. Early Head Start Child Care Partnership New York webinar #2 slides

 


 Early Head Start Child Care Partnership

New York Webinar #1:  Handouts (May 2, 2014)

  1. Early Head Start Child Care Partnership New York webinar #1 slides:  Part IPart IIPart IIIPart IVPart V
  2. Early Head Start Child Care Partnership New York webinar #1 – RESOURCES
  3. Early Head Start Child Care Partnership New York webinar #1 – Data Handout
  4. Putting It All Together: High Need Communities, New York State School Districts and QualityStarsNY
  5. New York’s Snapshot Early Childhood Fact Sheet
  6. Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families:  Profile – New York State Profile
  7. KWIC Child Well-being Report – New York State
  8. Early Childhood Profile – New York State
  9. Example of an ACS/Census Demographic Profile for Zip Code
  10. 2012 Child Care Facts & Figures