ERIC Number: ED394735
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Commissioner's Task Force on Parent Involvement in Head Start. Final Report.
Administration for Children, Youth, and Families (DHHS), Washington, DC. Head Start Bureau.
The National Parent Involvement Task Force was created in April 1985 by the Commissioner of the Administration for Children, Youth and Families of the Department of Health and Human Services to review parental involvement in Head Start. The final report's sections include: (1) statement of the chairman (Richard H. Johnson); (2) rationale for task force; (3) charge given task force and objectives; and (4) summary of task force activities. Sections of the report also outline recommendations for: (1) improving parent involvement; (2) improving parent participation in decision-making; (3) increasing parent participation in Head Start classrooms and activities; (4) developing parents' opportunities to participate; (5) increasing opportunities for parents to work with their children; and (6) strengthening parent participation in transition of children from Head Start to elementary school. Two appendices include the Parent Task Force Committee Questionnaire on Head Start Parent Involvement and a listing of Parent Involvement Task Force members. (BGC)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Administration for Children, Youth, and Families (DHHS), Washington, DC. Head Start Bureau.
Identifiers: National Head Start Association; Project Head Start; Task Force Approach