Happy Holidays 2021!
The holidays are upon us and the whole COPA Team would like to wish you and yours the very HAPPIEST OF HOLIDAY SEASON'S for 2021! It's a privilege to help serve communities all over the United States and in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. COPA believes in the...
Is Prenatal Data Getting Lost?
Does your program track pregnant moms? Can you easily access all the vital information your funders require? Is your prenatal data available in real-time? Which trimester is the new mother in? Does the mother-to-be have access to a professional health care provider...
Firmament Acquires Controltec and COPA to Form National Leader in Childcare Management Software
NEW YORK, Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Firmament, a leading provider of tailored capital solutions to small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), announced today its investment in Controltec, Inc., provider of childcare subsidy management software to state...
Remote Human Resource Training Made Easy
Remote Human Resources Training Made Easy Working remotely makes managing your team's continuing education a challenge. What if you could create, assign, monitor, report, and issue training certificates automatically? How much time and resource would you save? You...
Is Cloud Electronic Document Storage HIPPA/FERPA Compliant?
You need to go paperless to save time and money. You're considering electronic cloud based document storage. However, you've discovered that services often miss the vital element of maintaining HIPAA and FERPA compliance. You need an electronic file library...
Unlimited Training and Support!
How much time and money could you save if your Early Education, Head Start, and Community Action data management system gave you FREE training and support? --- You have new staff. Your staff has changed positions. You want to learn new COPA tricks. You need help...
No Touch Attendance…Really!
Remote work, learning, and family engagement. Take attendance remotely too! Head Start, Early Head Start, Migrant Head Start, state funded pre-k, Universal Pre-K, Pre-K for All, community services, energy assistance, LIHEAP, WIC, USDA, workforce programs, staff...
Real-Time PIR Reporting by Funding Source
The Head Start Annual Program Information Report (PIR) is the main measure for every early education agency. It’s extensive and very detailed. The PIR is the measure of success for the whole nation. COPA now tracks PIR results in real-time by both program model and...
Staff & Teacher Mental Health Requirements
One of many new Head Start requirements is to track teachers, home visitors, & family child care providers who received assistance from a mental health consultant through observation and consultation. You're working so hard already. It's so important for you to...
Submit Volunteer Hours In Parent Portal
Families Can Enter Voluteer Hours In The Parent Portal Now!COPA Now Allows Families To Enter Volunteer Hours Online. The COPA Parent Portal already creates a secure, private environment for families to engage online. Now they can enter and track their volunteer hours...
Head Start Monitoring and Audit Tools
Customizable monitoring tools for directors and managers to use across all areas of Head Start programs.
Family Engagement Guide
COPA helps you track important information about the Family Engagement Process. From family goals and needs assessments, to visits and case notes on one powerful platform.
3 Steps to Automate the Family Engagement Process
COPA’s three step workflow to automate your family engagement process.
6 Ways to Save Time on Data Management in 2021
Ready to level up your data management process? Here are six ways COPA will help you save time and stay productive in 2021.
Frequently Asked Reporting Questions
With so many changes and restrictions happening due to COVID-19, Head Start administrators are looking for simple and easy-to-use reports.
How to Optimize Your Document Routing System
If your document routing and management process involves sending emails, we’re about to show a much better system that’ll save you time and increase efficiency.
5 Reasons Why Inventory Management is Crucial for Head Start and CAP programs
Have you been stocking up on essentials like masks, sanitizers, and thermometers? COPA Inventory management module is designed to help Head Start …
Track Attendance, Meals and More
Did you know you can track remote, onsite, and blended attendance inside COPA? To help agencies stay organized during the pandemic, we added a few new features.
Text and Email Notifications for Head Start and CAP
Staying in contact with parents, teachers, and staff, doesn’t have to be time consuming. When it comes to group notifications, the biggest time suck is…
Contactless Solutions for Head Start Providers
COPA’s Card Scan module offers TWO contactless sign-in solutions for Head Start and Early Childhood Education providers.
Managing Head Start Data During COVID-19
Data tracking for Head Start providers now include Temperature checks and Health Screenings, cleaning logs and inventory, mask usage procedures, and social distancing guidelines.
5 Things You Need to Know About Rollover
Your COPA database is designed around your unique needs. This includes your program start and end date. Adjustments can be made as needed to accommodate changes before Rollover.
When it comes to creating customizable assessments for Head Start educators and healthcare professionals, COPA offers a dynamic and reliable solution. Our Assessment Tools include DRDP©, CLASS, PFCE, ASQ®, ROMA, and many more!
Teacher Appreciation Week
To the teacher who shows up every day, ready to educate and nurture growing minds.
The one who spends their own money to buy supplies that special project.
PIR Not Required for 2019-2020
The Office of Head Start recently announced that the 2019-2020 PIR will not be required. The decision spotlights several important factors.
Reliable Data Management Tools
COPA is software-as-a-service (SaaS) which means you can access your database from anywhere, using a computer or mobile device and internet connection. No additional software or downloads needed.
Data Management Tools to Help You Stay Productive
While Working From Home As Head Start grantees coordinate with their local authorities to implement policies related to center closures, staff are looking for ways to transition to working remotely. Working from home brings its own set of challenges, but having the...
Head Start Recordkeeping and Reporting
The real power of an effective data management solution is the ability to pull and organize data into meaningful reports.
Online Parent Portal
COPA online parent portal helps Head Start and CAP agencies centralize the intake application process.
Group notifications let Head Start agencies easily communicate with parents and staff via group email or text notifications.