The program operates program options that meet the needs of children and families based on the community needs assessment.
The program determines after review of the community assessment which options will better meet child and family needs.
Classes are determined when final enrollment is reached considering where the families are located within the service area.
The program offers, Full Day/Full Year center based, 3 ½ hour Half Day center based, and Home based options.
After determining the options a staff chart is developed that displays the county, center, option and staff needed to operate the options.
The staffing chart is shared with the policy council and the NOCAC board annually for approval.
All program options deliver the full range of services as described in subparts C, D, E, F, and
G of the Head Start Performance Standards.
Forms and Additional Guidance:
This policy complies with the following
|Head Start Program Performance Standard:||1302.20; Act 645 a 5 A-D|
|ODJFS Child Care Manual:|
|Caring for Our Children:|
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|Approved By Policy Council:||Revision Approved By Policy Council:|