I am a Teaching Assistant in a Center / Family Home and I want to...
become a Head Start Teacher Assistant

A Head Start Teacher Assistant is employed by a Head Start program and assists the classroom teacher in conducting classroom activities, maintaining the classroom environment, and supervising children; may also assist in planning and record keeping and other classroom related duties. View Head Start Standards for more information http://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/hslc/standards/hspps


Must meet one of the following qualifications:​

  • Child Development Associate, enrolled in a program leading to an associate or baccalaureate degree
  • enrolled in a child development associate credential program to be completed within 2 years

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