50 Years of Family Engagement in Head Start
By Kiersten Beigel Head Start and Early Head Start have an amazing legacy of family engagement. As we celebrate Head Start’s 50th anniversary in 2015, Kiersten Beigel, Program Specialist for the Office of Head Start, shared her thoughts with Harvard Family Research Project’s Family Involvement Network of Educators (FINE) Newsletter. An excerpt is below: Since […]
September Is National Preparedness Month
By Marco Beltran, Program Specialist for the Office of Head Start Many programs are still in the first month of classes. Staff members are reuniting with returning families and meeting those new to Head Start or Early Head Start. Infants and toddlers are getting used to the sights and sounds of their new environment. And, […]
Head Start grant opportunities focus on community needs
HHS’ Administration for Children and Families (ACF) has announced 122 funding opportunities totaling nearly $600 million to provide Head Start and Early Head Start services to children and families in communities across the country. Many of these opportunities are part of an ongoing effort  by ACF and its Office of Head Start to make sure […]