How Do Head Start Staff Characteristics Relate to Parent Involvement and Satisfaction?

Published: April 15, 1999
Topics:
Head Start
Projects:
Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (FACES), 1997-2018 | Learn more about this project
Types:
Presentations
Tags:
Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1999

This poster reports descriptive information collected for the Family and Child Experiences Survey (FACES) conducted for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Children, Youth and Families. It includes: Head Start staff experience, education, and training; Staff-reported information about how parent volunteers are utilized and the types and frequency of contacts between Head Start staff and parents; Teacher-reported information about the types and frequencies of activities for children in Head Start classrooms.

In addition, the poster includes descriptions of the relationships of staff-reported information and three aspects of parent-reported information. These are: (1) parent satisfaction; (2) parent participation in the Head Start program; and, (3) changes in parent-child activities at home over the program year.