(Recorded Webinar) Head Start and COVID-19
Like everyone else, Head Start programs are adjusting to the new normal that we are all living in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic. We know that many Head Start programs have been forced to shut down regular operations for the school year but that does not mean the work is over!
Congress, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and the Office of Head Start (OHS) have issued laws and guidance that Head Start programs must wade through and understand. Please join the attorneys at Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell in this webinar where we will help you navigate the various guidance necessary to manage federal Head Start dollars and maintain compliance during these unprecedented times.
During the webinar we will discuss:
- How closures affect deadlines regular grant obligations such as refunding applications and match requirements
- When and how should management include the governing body and policy council when making important decisions
- What are some of the important considerations for Head Start leadership with respect to monitoring under the AMS 2.0
- CEOs / Head Start Directors
- CFOs and Fiscal Staff
- Compliance Officers and Staff
- Project Managers and other Grants Management Staff
After this webinar, you will be better able to:
- Identify key guidance from OHS on handling the COVID-19 crisis
- Establish important steps that your Head Start program should be taking to stay in compliance and take advantage of the flexibility provided by HHS and OHS guidance
- Understand how Head Start programs can benefit from the recent supplemental appropriation under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (“CARES”) Act.
Nicole, a Partner at FTLF, works in the firm’s Federal Grants, Litigation, and Health Law practice groups. Nicole offers her clients specialized guidance in compliance with federal grant law including specific programmatic requirements as well as the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles and Audit Requirements of Federal Awards. Nicole represents a variety of community-based organizations, before State and Federal courts as well as administrative bodies. [Full Bio]
Phillip is Of Counsel in the firm’s Federal Grants and Health Law practice groups. A native of Puerto Rico, Phillip’s bilingual, nationwide practice serves non-profit organizations, municipalities, local government agencies, and other federal grantees. Prior to joining Feldesman Tucker, Phillip ran a practice from San Juan which spanned corporate, business, public policy, government and contract law, and included contested matters and appeals before state and federal courts. [Full Bio]
Serving as Managing Partner of the firm since 2003, and a member of the Health Law and Federal Grants practices since 1992, Ted focuses his practice on helping organizations to solve problems. Ted’s expertise in financial, cost reporting, reimbursement, and administrative issues is widely recognized, and illustrated by his selection as a 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2018 Washington, D.C. Super Lawyer in health care. Ted routinely handles challenging issues for clients such as government audits, internal investigations, and litigation. [Full Bio]
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