Alumni Spotlight: Living History
When Dr. Iris Cumberbatch’s mother learned about Head Start, she signed her up right away. She didn’t know it then, but they were making history!
Head Start Parent Advocates for Access to Quality Child Care
Theresa Carter, Head Start parent from Step Forward Head Start in Ohio, shared her inspiring story at the 2023 Winter Leadership Institute.
Head Start “Opens World of Possibilities” for Mom and Daughter
Head Start created a formal leadership and policymaking role for parents and community members called the Policy Council.
Alumni Spotlight: Appreciating and Celebrating Mexican Culture and Heritage
Head Start alumna Denjuami Barker remembers how important it was to her family that Head Start appreciated their Mexican culture and heritage.
Alumni Spotlight: From Head Start to Health Solutions
This Head Start alum wants to thank his teacher for “taking the time to give me the tools to be successful in life and be anything I dreamed of.”
Four Siblings’ Success Rooted in Project Head Start
Carla Fick enrolled her son in the inaugural class of Project Head Start. There, he and his siblings established their foundation of success.
From Head Start to the Hill: Ashley Kearney
Head Starters are making their mark on Capitol Hill. Meet Ashley Kearney, an Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow.
From Head Start to the Hill: Brianna Tibbetts
Head Starters are making their mark on Capitol Hill. Meet Brianna Tibbetts legislative assistant for Congressman Carey (OH-15).
Alumni Spotlight: Head Start and Libraries, Perfect Together
Head Start and libraries are perfect together. Two Head Start alumna share stories of serving their communities as librarians and their love for all things literary.
Alumni Spotlight: From Head Start to Financial Wellness
Founding designer of The Beans Alex Orozco writes: “Programs like the one I attended are critical to family stability and financial wellness.”
Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Barbara Cooper
Alabama Dept. of Early Childhood Education Secretary Barbara Cooper says: “Investing in early care and education is a game-changer for every community.”
Alumni Spotlight: Chau Bang Nguyen
Chau Bang Nguyen says: “Head Start was the inspiration for me wanting a community-based career that focused on servant leadership.”