Policy Council Basics
Online • On-Demand • 3 PD Hrs
Policy Council Basics provides an overview of Head Start’s structure, helping parents grow as leaders and decision-makers.
Parents are key to the success of Head Start and Early Head Start programs. The Policy Council gives parents a seat at the table to make that difference. Policy Council Basics provides an overview of everything from Head Start’s federal structure to grant recipients’ fiscal responsibilities, helping parents grow as leaders and decision-makers.
Start Date: On-Demand
Course Level: Beginner
Target Audience: Parents and Families
Course Meeting Times: None
Completion Timeline/Duration: One month
Head Start Alignment: This course supports programs in meeting the 1301.3 Policy council and policy committee requirements of the Head Start Program Performance Standards (HSPPS) in which programs must “establish and maintain a policy council responsible for the direction of the Head Start program at the agency level, and a policy committee at the delegate level."
What learners are saying...
"This course helps show how important Policy Council is for Head Start. The Parents/guardians are a child's first and most important teacher and being on the Policy Council helps you understand this concept."
"The two most valuable parts are the history because it provides a basis for context and the overview provided of the responsibilities of the Policy Council."
- Online, Self-Paced Content
- 3 Hours of Course Material
- Video Content
- 3 Months of Access to Online Course
- Discussion Forum
- Digital Badge
- Certificate of Completion