The Bulletin

WV Universal Pre-K # 6 in the nation

WV Universal Pre-K continues to be 6th in the nation for serving 4 year olds. There are new benchmarks, along with the current ones.  WV Universal Pre-K meets 9 of 10 new and all 10 current ones 👏   http://nieer.org/state-preschool-yearbooks/yearbook2016

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“Hello Robo” Science Activity Night

Coalfield CAP Head Start recently hosted a “Family Night” for parents and children that was dedicated to science activities appropriate for young children. The event was titled “Hello Robo” and offered a variety of exploration stations available to children and their families. Participants were encouraged to move around the area and explore at their own […]

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Coalfield CAP Head Start Honors Volunteers

Coalfield CAP Head Start held its annual Parent/Volunteer Appreciation Dinner on Thursday, May 14, 2015. The celebration’s theme was “You Make A Difference” and was held at CCAP’s central offices in Williamson, WV. Parents, community volunteers, classroom staff, and central office staff gathered together to honor those volunteers that have contributed a minimum of 300 hours […]

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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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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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A Wonderful Story from CASE Early Head Start in Summers County

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 […]

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