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Board Program Governance

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Do You Know Your Role & Responsibility? At The Gravely Group, we believe that there is a critical role that nonprofits play in communities across the nation. Thus it is imperative that a nonprofit Board function at a high level to ensure a clear and strategic organizational direction that supports the agency’s efforts to successfully…

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Effective Meetings

effective meetings training

Head Start leaders who attend this workshop will learn their governance roles and how to effectively conduct the business of their policy council/committee. This training will provide attendees with a toolkit for success by providing the necessary equipment to build a strong working relationship with Head Start partners. The Head Start Performance Standards and Robert’s…

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Head Start Program Performance Standards

Striving to improve the Head Start for School Readiness Act of 2007, Congress instructed the Office of Head Start to update its performance standards and to ensure any such revisions to the standards do not eliminate or reduce quality, scope, or types of health, educational, parental involvement, nutritional, social, or other services programs provide. Now…

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History of Head Start

Nearly 60 years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson created Head Start, a program to help meet the emotional, social, health, nutritional, and psychological needs of preschool-aged children from low-income families. Since then, the program has made significant strides, and regulations have continued to evolve. Knowing about Head Start’s past will help us plan for its…

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Relationship Based Competencies

This training will focus on the 12 Relationship Based Competencies, and how to effectively make sure a program is incorporating them into their head start program, while making sure they are following the head start performance standards. Learning Outcomes At the completion of this training, participants will be able to: Have a better understanding of…

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Policy Council/Parent Committee Program Governance

Understanding Your Role + Responsibility Effective Head Start governing bodies provide support and direction to guide organizations. When members are more knowledgeable about the contents of the Head Start Act, the likelihood increases that they will successfully make every effort to ensure that children receiving Head Start services are being properly developed. Understanding the policies…

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Program Governance

program governance training

Understanding Your Role as a Board and Policy Council Member Effective Head Start governing bodies provide support and direction to guide organizations. When members are more knowledgeable about the contents of the Head Start Act, the likelihood increases that they will successfully make every effort to ensure that children receiving Head Start services are being…

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