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Posted byon June 22, 2012 at 2:17 PM EDT
Caren Calhoun believes that every child deserves a fair shot at a good education, and that's why she devotes her efforts to working for Tulsa Educare, an organization that tries to break the cycle of poverty by working on Head Start initiatives in the Tulsa area and others.
Posted byon June 18, 2012 at 1:30 PM EDT
Nearly 50 years ago, Dr. T. Berry Brazelton collaborated with Head Start founders Ed Zigler and Julius Richmond to help build a comprehensive early education program giving every child a chance to make the American Dream come true, for that child, and for all of us.
Posted byon June 18, 2012 at 1:15 PM EDT
Lori Pittman started off in the same position as the people she helps today, so she understands how difficult it can be to provide the education advocacy that kids really need. That's why she has dedicated her time and effort to giving back to the same Head Start program that helped her out so much.
Posted byon June 18, 2012 at 12:53 PM EDT
As a teacher trying to establish our future with the ability to embrace children’s love of learning and spark an interest in school, Roxanne Hiller has prided herself on individualizing for each student and finding a way to reach out to all children and their different development levels. Her hard work enabled her to receive the Educator of the Year Award through the California Head Start Association and her program to receive higher scores in all dimensions nationwide.
Posted byon June 18, 2012 at 12:46 PM EDT
Rory Sipp has stepped through many roles in the Head Start program and has made it his mission to serve the underprivileged children of the Las Vegas area.
Posted byon June 18, 2012 at 12:36 PM EDT
Angelica Vilaverde knew from a young age she had the makings to be a teacher, but it wasn't until 2009 when she found out how much of an impact she would have on the lives of students. Working with low-income, at-risk families brought some challenges Angelica's way but what drew her in as an Early Head Start teacher was listening to their stories and using parents as a key instrument in their child’s successful educational journey.
Posted byon June 18, 2012 at 12:30 PM EDT
After her daughter was born with Down Syndrome, Ginger West began looking for advice for the problems that were sure to arise. Luckily advice found her in the form of The Learning Center for Families (TLC) Early Head Start (EHS) programs. Since then Ginger has made it a mission to help promote these programs to her community and state.
Posted byon June 18, 2012 at 12:13 PM EDT
Renetta Goeson has made it her mission to improve the schooling of children in her tribe, the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate (SWO) of the Lake Traverse Reservation. Her goal is to provide an environment in which children are respected as sacred and capable and of having enormous potential.
Posted byon June 18, 2012 at 11:56 AM EDT
The Baraga-Houghton-Keweenaw Child Development Board provides high-quality early childhood services to children and families including health and wellness services, such as pregnancy education, breast feeding support, home visiting, health and developmental screenings, and medical and dental care.
Posted byon June 6, 2012 at 10:57 AM EDT
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