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What Makes Effective Head Start Boards
Mel Gravely
11-July-2012

What Makes Effective Head Start Boards

Among non-profits, The Head Start Program is unique in that its Board structure and activities are mandated by the Federal Government. However, despite these regulations, each Board has a unique dynamic that can vary greatly between programs. The Gravely Group specializes in training Boards on how to better communicate internally and externally. Often, hiring an…

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Head Start: getting kids ‘school ready’ by design
Mel Gravely
01-May-2012

Head Start: getting kids ‘school ready’ by design

The School Readiness Act of 2007 offered improvements to ensure that school readiness is a top priority for all the children they serve.  In general terms, the Office of Head Start has defined school readiness to mean: Children are ready for school Families are ready to support their children’s learning Schools are ready for children As programs work to…

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Mel Gravely
13-August-2011

Welcome to The Gravely Group Head Start Blog

We are very excited about our new blog and hope to have productive and insightful dialogue about trends, issues, and available resources to enhance and strengthen Head Start agencies. You can also join conversations with the TGG Head Start Group on LinkedIn at http://www.linkedin.com/company/the-gravely-group. Please feel free to post any questions, comments, or suggestions regarding program governance,…

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