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Benefits of Head Start Program Governance Training
Mel Gravely
08-August-2016

Benefits of Head Start Program Governance Training

You may ask what the benefits are of familiarizing Staff and Policy Council with the Head Start Act 2007 and the Program Governance. First, the Performance Standards was published in 1974 and revised in 1996 and again in 2015, with the most recent proposed changes scheduled to take effect in school year 2017.  The Performance…

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The Relationship between a Head Start Governing Body and Policy Council
Mel Gravely
06-June-2016

The Relationship between a Head Start Governing Body and Policy Council

The Head Start Act provides that Head Start agencies must “establish and maintain a formal structure for program governance, for the oversight of quality services for Head Start children and families and for making decisions related to program design and implementation.” This means the formation of both a Governing Body and a Policy Council. Governing…

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The Gravely Group Helps Head Start Agencies Transition After Winning Recompetition
Mel Gravely
16-July-2013

The Gravely Group Helps Head Start Agencies Transition After Winning Recompetition

The Gravely Group has been very busy during the month of June. As Head Start programs begin to transition with new grant awards, the question came up about Policy Councils. The Knowledge Management consultants assisted a Head Start program that was going through this particular dilemma. If an existing head start program has now won…

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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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