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Early Head Start Collaboration in Action

Spring reminds us of growth and this spring is providing us growth of new collaborations through Early Head Start – Child Care Partnerships. In May, the Early Head Start – Child Care Partnership Orientation was held in Chicago. This event brought together Federal Leadership, State Leaders, and local programs representing Head Start/Early Head Start, Child […]

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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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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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Reflection– 50 Years of Head Start

As I reflected on what I would like to highlight about collaboration, my mind kept thinking of the 50 years of Head Start services that have touched the lives of children and families nationwide. In reviewing some information, I ran across a speech President Lyndon Johnson gave in 1965 about the Head Start Project. His […]

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