This research brief uses nationally representative data from the American Indian and Alaska Native Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (AIAN FACES 2019) to understand how Region XI Head Start children’s centers responded early in the COVID-19 pandemic to support children and families. It describes the strategies that children’s centers used to communicate with families and the needs that families reported to center staff. It also explores whether children’s centers provided supports that corresponded with families’ needs and how the services and referrals that children’s centers provided to children and families changed during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Explore OPRE's Descriptive Data on Region XI Head Start Children and Families: AIAN FACES Spring 2020 Data Tables and Study Design to learn more about the background, design, methodology, analytic methods, and descriptive statistics.
The AIAN FACES 2021-22 data collection will examine child, family, and staff well-being in light of the COVID-19 pandemic in the fall of 2021 and spring of 2022. Head Start program leaders, federal staff, and researchers recognize the need for information about how children, families, teachers, and programs are doing to inform and support children, families, and programs following the COVID-19 pandemic in Region XI.
Since 1997, the Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (FACES) has been a regular source of nationally representative data on Head Start programs, centers, classrooms, children, and families. Until the 2015—2016 program year, however, FACES had not been conducted in Region XI AI/AN Head Start programs. This was due in part to the time and resources required to engage in the intensive community-based planning and implementation process needed to successfully carry out the study...
This webinar presents findings on children’s cultural and language experiences in Head Start classrooms, at home, and in the community from the American Indian and Alaska Native Family and Child Experiences Survey of 2015 (AI/AN FACES 2015). AIAN FACES 2015 is a rich source of information about Region XI Head Start children and families, including...
Explore OPRE's Descriptive Data on Region XI Head Start Children and Families: AIAN FACES Fall 2019 Data Tables and Study Design for information on the AIAN FACES 2019 study methodology, sample, and analytic methods.
Explore key findings from OPRE's American Indian and Alaska Native Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey 2015 (AIAN FACES 2015) for information about Region XI Head Start children, families, classrooms, and programs in Fall 2015 and Spring 2016.