Topic: Early Childhood Education

Starling Minds Mental Fitness

Starling Minds Mental Fitness is a self-guided digital program that is available 24/7. Take control of your life and wellbeing—on a phone, tablet, or computer.

Read More...

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.

Read More...

Early Childhood & Learning Toolkit

President’s Day and the History of Head Start

Head Start has been transforming the lives of Americans through 11 presidential administrations. In honor of President’s Day, we reflect on our history.

Read More...

CDA Training Pathways

This program guides candidates through the entire CDA credentialing process. The self-paced coursework gives learners the flexibility to study on their own schedule while dedicated faculty provide one-on-one coaching and additional support to ensure all of our learners complete the entire CDA program.

Read More...

Head Start Basics

Available in Pre-Service Bundle

This course trains new and returning staff on the basics of Head Start—the program’s history, parent and family engagement, health policies, Head Start Program Performance Standards (HSPPS), and more!

Read More...

Head Start Advantage: Child Welfare

Addressing Head Start Facilities and Infrastructure Needs

Early Childhood Education Compensation Must Address Racial Pay Gaps

The ECE pay gap remains a formidable barrier to a strong early childhood workforce that can effectively partner with children and families.

Read More...

Policy Brief: Head Start Technology Gap

Facts and Impacts

Head Start works. Children make innumerable gains. These advantages appear immediately, last a lifetime, and positively impact generations.

Read More...

Statement on Passing of Dr. Robert Cooke

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Sunday, February 2, 2014, Dr. Robert Cooke, a pediatrician who worked with Presidents John Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson to create Head Start, died at age 93. The following statement should be attributed to Yasmina Vinci, executive director of the National Head Start Association: “Robert Cooke was a great visionary whose lifetime…

Read More...