Head Start has been transforming the lives of Americans through 11 presidential administrations. In honor of President’s Day, we reflect on our history.
NHSA celebrates leaders—from members of Congress to the director of the Office of Head Start—who represent Head Start’s legacy.
Alabama Dept. of Early Childhood Education Secretary Barbara Cooper says: “Investing in early care and education is a game-changer for every community.”
The Child Development Group of Mississippi’s inaugural year was full of obstacles. Strong Black leaders persevered to bring it to life.
In honor of Black History Month, we reflect on just how deeply intertwined Head Start’s history is with that of the Civil Rights Movement.
In honor of Black History Month, children in Head Start classrooms across the country learn about and celebrate the impact of Black leaders.
Chau Bang Nguyen says: “Head Start was the inspiration for me wanting a community-based career that focused on servant leadership.”
Dr. Dana Suskind is building a Parent Nation and is calling on parents to foster community, forge collective identity, and fight for change.
Head Start celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy year round by working towards his vision for racial equality.
Hillsborough County Head Start/Early Head Start has been an NHSA Program of Excellence for more than two decades.
In South Carolina at Vital Connections of the Midlands Early Head Start center, fathers are front and center. “Too many times, we see mothers receiving all of the communication and information about their children and ways they can support these critical developmental years,” says Jerome Thompson, fatherhood specialist for Share Head Start/Early Head Start and…
New mothers today are inundated with information. And now with social media, where almost half of parents of newborns turn for information, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. “When I became a mom, I was on my own trying to figure it out. I was head down and focused on graduating so I could be more for kids. Once…