Success Stories

The Formula Shortage and Early Head Start

Parents and caregivers across the country are anxious and scared about the ongoing formula shortage. Early Head Start program staff know all too well the negative impacts food insecurity and hunger have on children and families and understand why the formula shortage is top-of-mind for so many caregivers across the country. Here’s the latest information…

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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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Program of Excellence: CAPSLO

Migrant and Seasonal program CAPSLO’s commitment to quality is reflected in their designation as a Program of Excellence awarded in 2016.

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Partnering on Children’s Dental Care

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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Women in Head Start’s History: Marian Wright Edelman and Susan Feingold

Marian Wright Edelman and Susan Feingold embodied Head Start’s mission from the beginning, creating programs rooted in equity and community.

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Head Start School-Community Partnerships Create Change

Head Start agencies introduce school districts to the power of school-community partnerships focused on children and families.

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