Community Assessments: Do you know where your children are?
PART 1. Introductions - Your Human and Online Resource Center!
HS Community Assessment - Class Links and Docs for downloading
PART 2. Big Picture – SEE NOTEBOOK HANDOUTS 1 & 2
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
PART 3. – Overview, Flow Charts, Sample Docs, and Directions
Power Point Presentation
Sample Table of Contents
Sample Data Collection Plan
PART 4 – Finding Data Online FAST! -- SEE HANDOUT or Go to
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
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
http://www.census.gov/did/www/saipe/data/ - for reports and trends general
FairData -- Community-based Mapping – poverty focus, historic, old
DataPlace - Great for community maps, but may not be updating to 2010
State Agencies Population Data
Finding Other Childcare Providers in your community
Children with Disabilities
Children and Public Health
Children Now—Reports & Research for California
First 5 California | Data and Reporting Tools