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Looking back on 50 years of Head Start in the Mountain State

Discover the origins of Head Start in the Mountain State and how Head Start continues to evolve in an article written by Lydia Nuzum, Staff Writer, in the May 31, 2015 edition of the Charleston Gazette .

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West Virginia Head Start Programs to Implement Practice-Based Coaching

In their efforts to continually support teachers’ ability to effect positive child outcomes, the National Center on Quality Teaching and Learning (NCQTL) has adopted a coaching model known as“Practice-Based Coaching” (PBC). This model focuses on three (3) components that programs will implement in a variety of ways, depending upon the nature of the program’s needs […]

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Greenbrier County Campaign for Reading Pre-K Through Grade 12

In preparation for the Campaign for Grade Level Reading, Greenbrier County Schools established a focus on reading called, ‘The Stories That We Share’. Led by Superintendent Sallie Dalton, this has been a Pre-K through Grade 12 focus in our county. We’ve created two brochures about the campaign and facts parents should know about reading. These […]

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Exciting News: MIECHV Home Visitation Comes to Mercer County

Community Action of South Eastern West Virginia is excited to announce a wonderful new partnership with the DHHR Office of Maternal, Child, and Family Health Home Visiting Program. The partnership will support the delivery of comprehensive child development services for thirty six additional families utilizing the Early Head Start model. Darlene Martin, Director of CASE […]

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Healthy Eating Habits

For the 2014-2015 program year, we created a series of three nutrition education lessons to be presented in each classroom. The Nutrition/Health Coordinator, Sarah Marcum, will be visiting both Head Start and collaborative Pre-K classrooms to present the lessons to the children. The lessons are inspired by the “Show Me Nutrition” curriculum from the University […]

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High-Quality Early Childhood Education Arts Experiences: Paving the Way for Lifelong Learning

The 2012-2013 yearlong celebration of Universal Pre-K in WV recently culminated with a celebration of the West Virginia child during the Early Childhood Art Experience Exhibit, which was offered in conjunction with the 2013 Arts Alive! event held April 26, 2013 at the Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences in Charleston, WV. During this […]

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