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ANNUAL REPORT 2015-2016: Program Information Report (PIR) Data 2016-2017: Budget, Expenditure, and Fiscal Data

HEAD START & EARLY HEAD START

MISSION To close the achievement gap in our community through a two-generational approach that provides comprehensive services to enrolled children and their families. VISION Serve as a model for excellence in early childhood and family services by engaging in data-driven decision-making, embracing evidence-based practices, and consistently seeking to excel in the pursuit of excellence. Geminus Head Start, along with its two delegate agencies has delivered Lake and Porter County Head Start programs since 1997. Together, along with our child care partners, we are funded to serve 1,564 families and their children (ages prenatal to five) each year. During the 2015-2016 program year, we offered Head Start and Early Head Start services in 24 locations and Early Head Start Child Care Partnership services in 10 locations throughout Lake and Porter counties, making it convenient for families to access quality early learning and social services.

POLICY COUNCIL Shara Schutter – Chairperson Lenard Fuller – Vice-Chairperson Samantha Davis – Secretary

BOARD OF DIRECTORS (Parent Reps) Wendy Acevedo Tameka Mullings

HEAD START VICE-PRESIDENT Karen Carradine, Ed.D GEMINUS CORPORATION PRESIDENT Sanford R. Kauffman

2015-2016 PROGRAM STATUS CATEGORY

# FUNDED ENROLLMENT

HEAD START

1228

EARLY HEAD START EARLY HEAD START-CCP

136 200

% AVERAGE MONTHLY ENROLLMENT

% AVERAGE MONTHLY ATTENDANCE

# CHILDREN ACTUALLY SERVED

% ELIGIBLE CHILDREN SERVED

% RECEIVED PHYSICAL EXAM

% RECEIVED DENTAL EXAM

96%

84%

1508

95%

85%

67%

98% 95%

78% 90%

252* 283

96% 93%

50% 60%

24%** 17%**

*Early Head Start is funded to serve 12 pregnant women. 36 pregnant women were served during the program year. **Dental care assessment for Early Head Start reported only on 2-3 year old students.

CHILD OUTCOMES ON SCHOOL READINESS GOALS HS children Meeting or Exceeding School Readiness Goals 2015-2016 78%

EHS children Meeting or Exceeding School Readiness Goals 2015-2016 56%

EHS-CCP children Meeting or Exceeding School Readiness Goals 2015-2016 59%

Mathematics

74%

48%

39%

Social-Emotional

87%

73%

60%

Physical Development

92%

83%

74%

Personal Care

91%

74%

68%

School Readiness Goal Dimensions Language

EFFORTS TO PREPARE CHILDREN FOR KINDERGARTEN Professional Development to Enhance Implementation of a High Quality Curriculum Ongoing Assessment for Individualization Coaching for Intentional Instruction


FAMILY AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

HEAD START

EARLY HEAD START

EARLY HEAD START-CCP

1374 842

203 31

98 42

100%

100%

100%

Parent Volunteers Fathers that participated in ongoing Parent Activities Percentage of families who received family service referrals * *Referral services include (but are not limited to) emergency crisis interventions, adult education, etc. th

The 4 annual End of Year Family Picnic gathered a turnout of over 1,200 children and families.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS        

Geminus began its new Early Head Start Child Care Partnership Program in Lake County, with funding to serve 200 children, from birth to 3 years old. Geminus Head Start received an ERSEA & Fiscal review from OHS in the Fall of 2015 and was found to be in compliance, with no findings that need correction. Two centers, St. Mark and Early Head Start Center, became NAEYC accredited. Our Early Head Start Prenatal program staff expanded to include 4 Prenatal Life Coaches. nd Head Start celebrated its 2 annual father-child Chili Cook-Off in partnership with Just A Dash catering in Highland, IN. 90% of our Head Start & Early Head Start lead classroom teachers have met the Head Start requirement of having a BA in Early Childhood Education or Early Childhood Development. Head Start staff successfully completed a series of pre-service training sessions prior to the start of the program year. Head Start staff successfully completed a series of on-going Professional Development sessions during the program year.

*OPERATING BUDGET & EXPENDITURES HEAD START

REVENUES Head Start Grant Revenue: Operations Head Start Grant Revenue: Training Head Start Grant Revenue: Capital Spending Head Start Grant Revenue: COLA Special One-Time Grants – Start Up TOTAL REVENUE

EARLY HEAD START

EHS-PARTNERSHIP

2016-2017 OPERATING BUDGET $ 10,355,551 $ 107,369

ACTUAL EXPENDITURES $ 10,355,551 $ 107,369

2016-2017 OPERATING BUDGET $ 1,666,197 $ 41,120

ACTUAL EXPENDITURES $ 1,666,197 $ 41,120

2015-2016 OPERATING BUDGET $ 5,322,411 $ 532,241

ACTUAL EXPENDITURES $ 4,266,579 $ 532,241

$ $

186,400

$ $

186,400

29,992

$

-

29,992

$ $

$

$

$

10,649,320

$

10,649,320

$

1,737,309

$

1,737,309

$ $

713,680 5,512,500

ACTUAL EXPENDITURES 3,848,922 1,354,152 5,203,073 143,030 3,463,816

EXPENSES Total Personnel Total Fringe Total Personnel and Fringe Total Travel Total Equipment Total Supplies Total Contractual

2016-2017 OPERATING BUDGET $ 4,483,220 $ 1,305,801 $ 5,789,021 $ 14,672 $ 70,687 $ 312,631 $ 2,922,655

$ $ $ $ $ $ $

Total Other

$

1,539,654

$

TOTAL EXPENSES UNOBLIGATED FEDERAL FUNDS

$ $

10,649,320 1,055,832

$

2016-2017 OPERATING BUDGET $ 1,000,244 $ 288,445 $ 1,099,311 $ 5,997 $ $ 23,396 $ 208,082

$ $ $ $ $ $ $

1,839,401

$

211,145

$

10,649,320

$

1,737,309

$

ACTUAL EXPENDITURES 1,089,114 198,266 1,287,380 448 14,513 206,900

$ $

713,680 6,568,332

2015-2016 OPERATING BUDGET $ 930,779 $ 281,943 $ 1,212,722 $ $ $ 136,600 $ 4,375,791

ACTUAL EXPENDITURES 743,283 179,200 922,483 43,553 37,299 3,679,125

$ $ $ $ $ $ $

228,068

$

843,219

$

830,040

1,737,309

$

6,568,332

$

5,512,500

*EXPENDITURES REPORT The maximum allowable expenditure for administrative costs is 15% of the total budget. Head Start was 14%; Early Head Start was 12%; The Partnership Program was 7.65%. A minimum of 20% of the total budget must be non-federal share: Geminus met its obligation of 20% for each of the programs. The combined Personnel and Fringe should account for between 60% to 80% of the federal budget: Head Start’s Personnel and Fringe was 48.86%, Early Head Start’s Personnel and Fringe was 74.10%; the Partnership Program’s Personnel and Fringe was 16.73%. The overall cost per child in Head Start is $7,648.33; in Early Head Start the cost per child is $12,553.80; and the Partnership cost per child is $18,184.91. *This report reflects financial data for the 2016-2017 Head Start/Early Head Start fiscal year and the 2015-2016 Early Head Start Child Care Partnership fiscal year. FINANCIAL AUDIT A general audit of Geminus Corporation is performed each year. The 2016 fiscal year audit was conducted by Blue & Company with no deficiencies or findings. A full copy of the audit is available upon request. Geminus Corporation 8400 Louisiana Street Merrillville, Indiana Toll Free (all locations) 1-888-893-6891 Geminus Corporation and Geminus Head Start are Equal Opportunity Employers and Service Providers www.geminus.org headstart@geminus.org info@geminus.org

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