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.
Head Start alumna Denjuami Barker remembers how important it was to her family that Head Start appreciated their Mexican culture and heritage.
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.”
Carla Fick enrolled her son in the inaugural class of Project Head Start. There, he and his siblings established their foundation of success.
Head Starters are making their mark on Capitol Hill. Meet Ashley Kearney, an Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow.
Head Starters are making their mark on Capitol Hill. Meet Brianna Tibbetts legislative assistant for Congressman Carey (OH-15).
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.
Founding designer of The Beans Alex Orozco writes: “Programs like the one I attended are critical to family stability and financial wellness.”
Alabama Dept. of Early Childhood Education Secretary Barbara Cooper says: “Investing in early care and education is a game-changer for every community.”
Chau Bang Nguyen says: “Head Start was the inspiration for me wanting a community-based career that focused on servant leadership.”
John Wallace says: “Head Start ignites the fire to learn among low-income children, like myself, who go on to ignite that fire for others.”
Marshalynn Franklin says: “The single act of enrolling in Head Start changed my life and now my children are second-generation beneficiaries.”