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 .
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 […]
One year ago Brooke, a 2 year old child enrolled in the Summers County Early Head Start program, was not able to crawl or walk on her own. She had been diagnosed with cerebral palsy and developmental delays. The Mental Health/Disabilities Manager reached out to The Lexi Kazian Foundation and we received a Gait Trainer […]
Back in the summer of 1965, Alfred “Wade” Gibson, son of Edward and Martha Gibson from the Hudson/Mt. Nebo area near Valley Point in Preston County, was one of the participants to complete the first project HEAD START child development course. Wade reports his parents probably put him in Head Start since they lived so […]
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 […]
Northern Panhandle Head Start is currently spotlighted in the Early Head Start National Resource Center’s Lessons in Leadership series. This series presents an opportunity for new leaders to enhance their leadership capacity and is featured on the Office of Head Start’s Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center . Click here to view the video and […]
Early Head Start Story In the Fall of 2012, a young mother of an infant and a toddler came to CASEWV for assistance. She was homeless. Head Start / Early Head Start began working with her and she was placed in Transitional Housing. Her Early Head Start Home Visitor worked with numerous community partners for […]
Since North Central West Virginia Community Action Head Start and Early Head Start covers eight counties in WV, staff wanted to get a true reflection of how HS/EHS parents and stakeholders viewed school readiness. Therefore, School Readiness Surveys were created. These surveys focused on the Five Domains from the HS Child Development and Early Learning […]