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    Overview of Head Start Program Collaboration Office Board of Early Education and Care February 9, 2010

    2 State Collaboration Offices Requirements of the Head Start Act of 2007

    Slide 3: Head Start- Investing in the Future of MA

    3 Head Start Collaboration Offices Requirements of the HS Act of 2007 Background: Head Start Collaboration Offices (HSSCO) are federally funded and charged with facilitating or enhancing coordination and collaboration of Head Start services provided by Head Start agencies with other state and local agencies providing early child development services designed to benefit low-income families. Purpose: Improve coordination and delivery of early childhood education and development services to children birth to age five in the State. Head Start Act of 2007-Section 642B

    Slide 4:Head Start Collaboration Offices Requirements of the HS Act of 2007

    4 Responsibilities: Promote alignment of curricula used in Head Start programs and continuity of services with the Head Start Child Outcomes Framework and, as appropriate, State early learning standards. Promote better linkages between Head Start agencies and other child and family agencies, including agencies that provide health, mental health, or family services, or other child or family supportive services, such as disabilities services to children birth to five years old. Enhance collaboration and coordination of Head Start services by Head Start agencies with other entities providing early childhood education and development services. Head Start Act of 2007-Section 642B

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    Head Start- Investing in the Future of MA HSSCO Priority Areas: Expand and improve early childhood education opportunities* Support dual language learners and their families * Improve access to health care services Collaboration with welfare systems Improve quality systems of service delivery & professional development Initiate interaction with community service Improve access to family literacy services Improve opportunities for children with disabilities Increase access to services for homeless children Support the implementation of EHS programs and services provided to pregnant women, infant, and toddlers *=indicate proposed areas of concentration for FY 2010*=indicate proposed areas of concentration for FY 2010

    Slide 6:Head Start- Investing in the future of MA

    6 HSSCO MA -Strategic Plan FY 2010 HSSCO Strategic Plan: Under the reauthorization of the Head Start School Readiness Act, the Head Start State Collaboration Office is mandated to develop a strategic plan that is based on the needs assessment of Head Start agencies in the state and OHS national priority areas with respect to collaboration, coordination, and alignment of services. (642B of HS Act of 2007) In developing a comprehensive Early Education and Care Strategic Plan, the MA HSSCO plan also includes and aligns its goals, objectives, and activities with EECs Strategic Five-Year Plan which includes: Quality, Family Support, Access & Affordability, Workforce, Communication, & Infrastructure to support a system of Early Education and Care.

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    Slide 7: HSSC0 MA -Strategic Plan FY 2010

    *=Include areas identified in the MA-HSSCO Needs Assessment 09

    Slide 8:HSSCO MA-Strategic Plan FY 2010

    8 *=Include areas identified in the MA-HSSCO Needs Assessment 09

    Slide 9:HSSCO MA-Strategic Plan FY 2010

    Next Steps: (Discussion) Input HSSCO Priority Areas -FY 2010 SAC Development and Implementation (EEC-Infrastructure) 9 Proposed areas for priority this is for discussion purpose, other areas can be highlighted Proposed areas for priority this is for discussion purpose, other areas can be highlighted

    Slide 10:HEADSTART PROGRAM DATA

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    11 Head Start Programs in Massachusetts The Geographic Representation Across MA Head Start provides services to 15,662 children & 14,754families in over 380 communities in Massachusetts in FY 09. Program Information Report FY 09/ Data Transportation Services provided to 5,356 students (34.45% of participants)

    Slide 12: 29 Head Start Supplemental Grantees EEC HS-Supplemental Allocation FY 09/10

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    Agency Types Represented: Community Action Agency (CAA) :26 grantees School System (public/private): 2 grantees Private/Public Non-Profit (non CAA, church): 14 grantees 13 Head Start 42 Grantees in Massachusetts PIR Count PIR FY 2008 Data; The Ripples Group, June 2009 Needs Assessment

    Slide 13: PIR data counts HS and EHS and Migrant separated therefore it counts 42 grantees For ACF/OHS grantees are all counted as part of one program, therefore is 29 grantees which includes EHS/HS and migrant PIR data counts HS and EHS and Migrant separated therefore it counts 42 grantees For ACF/OHS grantees are all counted as part of one program, therefore is 29 grantees which includes EHS/HS and migrant

    Slide 14:Head Start & Early Head Start ARRA Expansion FY-11

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    PIR 09 There are over 239 Head Start sites and 707 classes operating in MA Head Start PIR FY 2009 data & ACF/OHS data 2009

    Slide 15:Note: Numbers have been adjusted to represent percentage of data provided in PIR data of 2009 and the federal number numbers provided by ACF/OHS HS federal funded numbers in FY 09 See Attachment for Additional InformationNote: Numbers have been adjusted to represent percentage of data provided in PIR data of 2009 and the federal number numbers provided by ACF/OHS HS federal funded numbers in FY 09 See Attachment for Additional Information