Want to know how things are going and where we rank?
Please see our comprehensive list of reports, including community assessments and annual reports.
Each Head Start agency shall make available to the public a report published at least once in each fiscal year that discloses information from the most recently concluded fiscal year. This report is as required in the Head Start Act as amended (42USC 9801).
School Readiness Outcomes: Child Assessment-Teaching Strategies GOLD is aligned with the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework and the Georgia Early Learning and Development Standards. Teachers assess children in 10 learning areas—social-emotional, physical, language, cognitive, literacy, mathematics, science and technology, social studies, and the arts. Data is used to identify if children are below, meeting, or exceeding widely-held expectations.
Parent Family and Community Engagement Outcomes: Family Assessment is aligned with the Parent, Family, and Community Engagement Framework. Family Service Specialists assess families in 16 areas: housing, safety, health, mental health/substance abuse, transportation, financial security, employment, food/clothing, nurturing relationships/parenting, family education at home, attendance, education/training, volunteering, transitions, families/communities, and leadership/advocacy. Data is used to identify if families are in crisis, vulnerable, self-sufficient, or thriving.
CLASS Scores: - The Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS) tool is used to measure teacher-child interactions for Head Start classrooms in the areas of Emotional Support, Classroom Organization, and Instructional Support. Scores are used to determine teacher’s professional development and coaching needs.
TPITOS Scores: The Pyramid Infant Toddler Observation Scale (TPITOS) is used to measure teacher-child interactions for Early Head Start classrooms in the areas of Emotional Support, Classroom Organization, and Instructional Support. Scores are used determine teacher’s professional development and coaching needs.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination ComplaintForm. (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at anyUSDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your Completed form or letter to USDA by:
(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410:
(2) fax: (202) 690-7442: or
(3) email: firstname.lastname@example.org.This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights
regulations and policies, the USDA, it Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race,
color, national origin, sex, disability, age or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any
program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.