ERIC Number: ED463040
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Head Start of North Dakota, 2000-2001.
North Dakota State Dept. of Human Services, Bismarck. Div. of Children and Family Services.
The Head Start and Early Head Start programs are comprehensive child development programs, serving children from birth to age five, expectant mothers, and families with the goal of increasing the social competence of children in low-income families and children with disabilities, and improve their chances of success in school. This report describes the objectives of Head Start, Early Head Start and related early child development programs in North Dakota, including the Head Start Association, and the Collaboration Office. The report presents information on the Head Start administration in North Dakota, and describes program options and program elements such as current eligibility criteria, health services, education, parent involvement, family services, and parent and staff training opportunities. Benefits of the programs are noted. A map details Head Start and Early Head Start sites in the state. The report concludes with one-page profiles of each of the 14 Head Start and 5 Early Head Start programs. Each profile lists 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) head of household employment status; (13) number of families served; and (14) families' child care needs. (JPB)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Child Development, Child Development Centers, Client Characteristics (Human Services), Eligibility, Integrated Services, Low Income Groups, Objectives, Preschool Children, Preschool Education, Program Content, Program Descriptions, Program Guides, Welfare Agencies, Welfare Services
North Dakota Head Start State Collaboration Office, North Dakota Department of Human Services, 600 East Boulevard Avenue, Bismarck, ND 58505. Tel: 701-328-1711; Fax: 701-328-3538; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Administration for Children and Families (DHHS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: North Dakota State Dept. of Human Services, Bismarck. Div. of Children and Family Services.
Identifiers - Location: North Dakota