Benefits of Partnership
As a federal Head Start grantee, Start Early convenes a network of community-based agencies across Illinois designed to continually improve our practices. Each agency brings deep community relationships, unique perspectives and strategies to strengthen the early childhood field.
When you become a Head Start and Early Head Start community-based agency, you can expect comprehensive support to help your program reach its fullest potential. Some of the services we provide include:
- Ongoing in-depth guidance and support to ensure quality early childhood services and programs meet and exceed industry standards
- Research-backed professional development courses and trainings with ongoing program implementation support
- Hands-on mentorship to empower directors, managers, and content-area coordinators to effectively manage your program
- Guidance on health and wellness programming and support services
- Technical assistance