About GKI

Consultation for Program Compliance


Great Kids, Inc. offers consultation for E/HS on-site compliance reviews. During a 5 day on site planning or mock review visit, our experienced consultants:

  • Provide step-by-step coaching and recommendations for implementing your program design and utilizing organizational and curriculum tools that comply with Head Start protocols.
  • Conduct a mock review of all aspects of the monitoring process your E/HS program will undergo, providing you with detailed recommendations for bringing your program into compliance on all Head Start Protocols.

What can you expect during our E/HS Planning and Program Compliance Monitoring consultation visits focus?

GKI-E/HS consultants have over 20 years of early childhood education, Early Head Start management with center based and home visiting experience, spend 4.5 days on-site reviewing with you the E/HS program areas listed below. Using the compliance questions from the Head Start Monitoring Protocol, they provide you with strength-based support, detailed feedback and coaching aimed at organizing required documentation, as well as offering strategies for responding to the questions typically asked during a Compliance Review. Our consultations focus on these program components:

  • Health Services
  • Nutritional Services
  • Safe Environments
  • Transportation Services
  • Disabilities Services
  • Mental Health Services
  • Family and Community Services
  • Educational and Early Child Development Services
  • Program Design and Management
  • Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment and Attendance

How are Great Kids Compliance Monitoring Mock Reviews structured?
  • Our Consultant will spend 4 days reviewing the EHS program components listed above, using the current Head Start Monitoring Protocol.
  • Interviews, observations of home visits, supervision and classroom interactions, in addition to file reviews will be used to determine compliance to protocol questions
  • On Day 5, feedback related to the entire review will be detailed, with coaching for a successful Head Start Compliance Review being provided.

How will you benefit from a Great Kids Compliance Mock Review Consultation?
  • Specific feedback and acknowledgement for the program components and documentation that are in good order for your Compliance Review.
  • Strength-based, skill-enhancing, detailed feedback on program components and documentation which could be determined by your Head Start Reviewer as out of compliance, with specific recommendations for strengthening.
  • The knowledge and confidence to respond to potentially challenging questions that could be posed by the HS Review Team during your Compliance Monitoring visit
  • Strategies and organizational tools for continuous, internal quality improvement monitoring

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