LINKS AND SOURCES FOR HEAD START COMMUNITY ASSESSMENTS


 

Community Assessments: Do you know where your children are?

 

HOT LINKS

 

PART 1. Introductions - Your Human and Online Resource Center!

 

HS Community Assessment - Class Links and Docs for downloading

Head-Start Resources from 2010 HS Management Institute

California Head Start Association

 

PART 2. Big Picture – SEE NOTEBOOK HANDOUTS 1 & 2

 

HS Program Regulations and Policies

2011 Federal Regulations for Title 45: Public Welfare: PART 1305—ELIGIBILITY, RECRUITMENT, SELECTION, ENROLLMENT AND ATTENDANCE IN HEAD START 

1305.3 Determining Community Strengths and Needs

Monitoring Protocols 2011

 

PART 3. – Overview, Flow Charts, Sample Docs, and Directions

 

Head-Start Resources from 2010 HS Management Institute

Power Point Presentation

Sample Table of Contents

Sample Data Collection Plan

 

 PART 4 – Finding Data Online FAST!  -- SEE HANDOUT or Go to

Census Bureau Home Page

American FactFinder

Head-Start Resources from 2010 HS Management Institute

How to Find Eligible Children Fast, 2011 Update

Exercise 1 – Generating your ACS community Data Profiles and Narrative

Exercise 2 – Finding the # of Eligible Children

 

HOT TIPS

Lesson 1: Have a team with a plan

Lesson 2: Focus on the required elements first  - Check original sources

Lesson 3: Make friends with your local planners and researchers!

Lesson 4; Cite your sources fully so you can find them again!

Lesson 5: Web sites change!   

(Extra bonus: Take this workshop!)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other Useful Sites

Ask Census.Gov

US Poverty Trends, 2008-2009 – with map

http://www.census.gov/did/www/saipe/data/ - for reports and trends general

American Indian and Alaska Native Links

Table and Map Formats - American FactFinder

thematic map dataclasses tribal

Fairdata-Indian population charts - old

 

Mapping

thematic map dataclasses tribal

www.healthycities.org

http://projects.nytimes.com/census/2010/map

http://projects.nytimes.com/census/2010/explorer

http://projects.nytimes.com/census/2010/explorer

www.policymap.com

thematic map dataclasses tribal

FairData -- Community-based Mapping – poverty focus, historic, old

DataPlace - Great for community maps, but may not be updating to 2010

DataPlace overview BAE

 

State Agencies Population Data

CA Dept. of Finance Demographic Research

California Department of Finance

Demographic Reports and Research Papers - California Department of Finance

 

Finding Other Childcare Providers in your community

National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral  Networks

 

Schools Data

School District Interactive Tables - U.S. Census Bureau

CA Dept. of Ed - Dataquest

 

Children with Disabilities

US Dept. of Education - Special Education

State Directory of SELPA and other Agencies

California Dept. of Ed - Regional SELPA Programs Directory

 

Children and Public Health

County Health Rankings

Find Shortage Areas: MUA/P by State and County

Birth Statistics from California Dept. of  Health

Annie E. Casey Fdtn Knowledge Center

Children Now—Reports & Research for California

First 5 California | Data and Reporting Tools

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