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Program Governance-Board


Various dates & private trainings available. Select options to see more.

This training will look at the composition, duties and responsibilities of a Head Start governing board.

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 navigate the challenges, responsibilities and opportunities of a new and changing environment.


  • Clarify federal regulations, definitions and interpretations to build consistency throughout the program.
  • Provide technical assistance to Policy Council, Parent Committees and Governing Body.
  • Understand the concept of governance and how the roles associated with governance are distinguished from the roles associated with administration.
  • Clarify their roles and responsibilities and how these roles and responsibilities relate to policy groups and agency and program managers.
  • Recognize the basic procedures and systems that must exist to have well-functioning Head Start programs.
  • Demonstrate effective shared decision-making with the appropriate Head Start policy groups.

Offered on the following dates:

Friday May 10, 2024
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM EST

Or, select Private Training TBD to schedule a private webinar for your agency for a date to be determined, or contact us for more information.

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