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Supporting Programs, Guidelines & Compliance
The ECE Shared Resources platform has comprehensive toolkits specifically designed to support Head Start and Early Head Start programs, CACFP guidelines, HR compliance, including Employee Orientation, Food and Nutrition and Quality.
Head Start and Early Head Start programs can access resources, tips and information that support providing high quality comprehensive services to children and families. Relevant for both current and new Head Start programs, available information includes funding, getting started, monitoring, codes of conduct, child assessment and performance standards.
Food & Nutrition
Supporting high quality care is inclusive of a healthy food program. With over 65 resources including guides, program development support, family engagement tools and a CACFP toolkit, practitioners have the guidance they need to successfully meet the nutrition needs of all children. Important topics include healthy celebrations, healthy menus and menu planning, breastfeeding, child nutrition, family style dining, food allergies, food safety, federal and state and federal CACFP requirements.
The comprehensive CACFP toolkit gives quick and easy access to extensive information on federal and state requirements, including links to a food planning guide, reimbursement and reporting information, menu planning and current updates regarding new standards.
A customized ECE Shared Resources™ platform provides the opportunity to include a step-by-step guide specific to your state’s QRIS, connecting essential resources to exacting performance criteria. At the click of a mouse, documents, templates, forms, samples and other essential information reduce the barrier of time and stress as providers navigate the important work of improving quality.
A multi-dimensional Employee Orientation toolkit establishes a cohesive and mutually beneficial working relationship that helps fight attrition and increase long-term success for employees. Organized into five sections with over 80 resources, employers have all they need to make sure staff start off with a solid foundation to become outstanding teachers and ambassadors within a culture of success.