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Program of Excellence: Children First

Children First is a long-standing Head Start Program of Excellence, holding the title for more than two decades.

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Bold Leadership Series: Addressing Burnout

On July 14, Executive Director of Rural Utah Child Development Keri Newman Allred will join NHSA to identify—and embrace—burnout.

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Alumni Spotlight: From Head Start to Health Solutions

Head Starters are making their mark on Capitol Hill. Meet Ashley Kearney, an Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow.

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Connecting Families Facing Food Insecurity to Head Start

The recent SNAP rule change is strengthening both Head Start’s outreach to families facing food insecurity and state and local partnerships.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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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.

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8 Reasons to Believe in a Parent Nation

Parents cannot and should not be expected to go it alone when engaged in the important work of raising children. We need a Parent Nation.

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Partnering on Dental Care for Children

Oral health is an essential component of Head Start’s comprehensive care. Local partnerships ensure every child has access to dental care.

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NAACFRC is Changing the African American Family Narrative

National African American Child and Family Research Center (NAACFR) focuses exclusively on African American children and families.

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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.”

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