The following are VHSA documents and agreements that individual VHSA members can use and adapt at the local level to partner with schools and other community service providers. The rational for developing these is to ensure partnerships throughout the state are effective and reflect the vision and goals of the VHSA.
Family Engagement Matrix (New)
Download the VHSA Family Engagement Matrix – Sept13 (PDF)
School Readiness Goals (Revised)
Download the recent copy of VHSA School Readiness Goals (PDF)
Memorandum of Agreement between the Department for Children and Families and the Vermont Head Start Association (May 2011)
Download the Memorandum of Agreement (PDF)
Download the Working Together for Families (PDF)
A Resource Guide for Head Start Early Head Start and Reach up Teams.
Model Agreement for Prekindergarten Contracts PDF (with the MOU Language Required by the Head Start Act of 2007)
Download Model Agreement (PDF)
Supporting Children with Disabilities and Their Families: An Interagency Agreement Among Early Care, Health, and Education Programs and Agencies in Vermont (5th edition, 2010.)
Download the Interagency Agreement (PDF)
Joint memo regarding federal Head Start requirements concerning children with disabilities.
Download the Joint Memo (Word Doc.)