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The Review Ready! 2020 Electronic File for Head Start Programs is now available

FY 2020 Monitoring Protocol including both Focus Area 1 and Focus Area 2 as of Sept. 2019

Sharable spreadsheet with the Monitoring Protocol questions, related regulations, and spaces for keeping track

The Center for Community Futures is pleased to announce the availability of the Review Ready! 2020 Electronic File for use by local Head Start programs to help get ready for the next Federal review.

The Review Ready! 2020 E-File spreadsheet includes all Monitoring Protocol items and Related Regulations for:

Focus Area 1 as of 9/24/2019


Focus Area 2 as of 9/13/2019

Program Design and Management

79 rows


Program Management and Quality Improvement

71 rows

Designing Quality Education and Child Development Program Services

43 rows


Monitoring and Implementing Quality Education and Child Development Services

79 rows

Designing Quality Health Program Services

75 rows


Monitoring and Implementing Quality Health Program Services

96 rows

Designing Quality Family and Community Engagement Program Services

16 rows


Monitoring and Implementing Quality Family and Community Engagement Services

56 rows

Developing Effective ERSEA Strategies and Fiscal Infrastructure

128 rows


Monitoring and Implementing Fiscal Infrastructure

184 rows


Monitoring ERSEA: Eligibility and Attendance

59 rows

See how the Monitoring Protocol questions and performance measures relate to the spelled‐out Performance Standards, Head Start Act, and Federal regulations as indicated in the Protocol.

Review Ready! 2020 Electronic File
The electronic file is an Excel workbook available through e-mail or Google Drive that has:

  • The complete text of the Monitoring Protocol review questions, including performance measures,
  • The corresponding Performance Standards, Federal regulations, and Head Start Act requirements spelled out next to their applicable compliance indicators,
  • Space for writing notes regarding:
  • Policy – reference your program’s policies and procedures that meet/exceed the regulation, or note if a policy needs to be modified, approved, or drafted;
  • Governing Body – note actions pending or taken by the Governing Body;
  • PC – list the action/s required or taken by Policy Council or Policy Committee;
  • Corrective Action – note corrective action/s needed or taken;
  • Responsible – indicate who is responsible for the item/corrective action; and
  • Target Date – list the date by which the corrective action is to be completed.

Use the Review Ready! 2020 E-File to:

  • Write notes on what you need to do – and what you have done—to get ready for review on each item;
  • Indicate whether or not you have policies in place;
  • List corrective actions needed or taken;
  • Identify persons responsible for getting your program into compliance;
  • Keep track of what the Governing Body and Policy Council have done or need to do;
  • Specify target dates for completion; and
  • Make sure that every Performance Standard and Federal regulation relating to the Monitoring Protocol is addressed in preparation for your review.

The Review Ready! 2020 Electronic file also gives you:

  • The ability to share the file with program staff and others involved in the review, working on the same master spreadsheets;
  • A carefully formatted file for easier, smarter management of reviewable requirements.

The Review Ready! 2020 Electronic File also includes these Excel spreadsheet tabs:

  • The Head Start Act (Public Law 110-134 "Improving Head Start for School Readiness Act of 2007”)
  • The Final Rules (U.S.C. 9801 et seq., subchapter B of 45 CFR chapter XIII, parts 1301 through 1305)
  • 2 CFR Part 200 (45 CFR Part 75--Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for HHS Awards)
  • Periodicity Schedule (AAP/Bright Futures)

Click here to Order Review Ready! 2020 E-File ($99 one user; $129 up to 5 users)

When you place your order, provide the gmail addresses of the people who get access to the file.  (We will not share the e-mail addresses with anyone. See Policy.htm)  


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