This Governmental Audit Quality Center (GAQC) archived Web event titled, The Head Start Program: COVID-19 Implications and Other Program Updates, held on Tuesday, November 16, 2021, was co-sponsored with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Head Start (OHS) and will assist you in better understanding the latest important information. The presenters for this event will include several HHS staff and two auditors that have experience auditing the Head Start program. Topics to be covered in the session include:
An overview and background of Head Start;
Pandemic funding added to the Head Start program and allowable uses;
Pandemic-related flexibilities and other program updates; and
Auditing the Head Start program.