ERIC Number: ED451922
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Head Start of North Dakota, 1997-1998.
North Dakota Dept. of Human Services, Bismark. Div. of Children and Family Services.
The Head Start program, a comprehensive child development program designed to increase the social competence of children in low-income families and children with disabilities and to improve their chances of school success, has been in North Dakota since 1965. This report describes the objectives of the Head Start program, the North Dakota Head Start Association, and the State Collaboration Office; presents information on the administration of Head Start in North Dakota; and describes program options in the state for 1997-1998. The report also delineates eligibility criteria and program services. Parent and staff training opportunities are described. A map details the location of North Dakota Head Start and Early Head Start grantees. The report concludes with 1-page profiles of the 14 Head Start and 4 Early Head Start programs. Each profile includes the following information in addition to contact information: (1) grantee name; (2) number of staff; (3) number of child development staff; (4) number of child development staff with degrees; (5) number of volunteers; (6) number of classrooms; (7) counties served; (8) enrollment, both ACYF-funded and total; (9) program options; (10) racial/ethnic background of children served; (11) number and location of centers; (12) medical services received; (13) head of household employment status; (14) number of families served; (15) families' income levels; and (16) family characteristics. (KB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Administration for Children and Families (DHHS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: North Dakota Dept. of Human Services, Bismark. Div. of Children and Family Services.
Identifiers - Location: North Dakota