Success Stories

“I’m not a music teacher.” How to use music and movement

“I’m not a music teacher.” How using music and movement can be enjoyable for ALL early childhood educators. Despite the many benefits and strengths of teaching STEM through the Arts, many teachers shy away from using music and movement activities in their classroom. Given how incredibly effective and efficient this tool is, why are teachers…

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Supporting the A in STEAM

STEAM is an acronym that stands for science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics. It is not as common of an acronym as STEM, but adding the arts into this grouping of subjects has been proven to help children learn all of the other subjects. In STEAM, the arts are at the center of a robust…

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World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day, celebrated annually on October 10, presents an opportunity to pause and observe our own mental health.

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A Breath of Life

AIAN Head Start is on the frontline in the preservation of native language and culture—key to native student confidence and lifelong success.

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Alumni Spotlight: Published Author, Age 10

Atyia is a former student of ICS Head Start and the author of the “Mean Girls: A Bunch of Bullies,” a story about the impact of bullying.

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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.

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Expanding Infant and Toddler Care in Texas through Early Head Start

Leaders in Texas are working to expand access to high-quality infant and toddler care through Early Head Start.

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Working for Migrant and Seasonal Head Start Families Every Day

Read National Migrant and Seasonal Head Start Association Executive Director Cleo Rodríguez’s guest blog celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month.

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Head Start Advocacy Update: Looking Back & Charging Forward

NHSA is keeping our eyes trained on the IFC and any opportunities to ensure higher levels of workforce compensation.

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Program Visits: A Powerful Way to Illustrate the Value of Head Start

Over the last year, from California to Connecticut, dozens of Senators and Representatives have made a Head Start program visit.

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Bold Leadership Series: Leading in VUCA Times

President of the National Dropout Prevention Center Ray McNulty defines a “VUCA World” and how to accept the challenges that lie ahead.

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GroMoreGood Garden Grantees Summer Update

The 2021-2022 GroMoreGood Garden Grantees have wasted no time start and expand their gardens.

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