Sarpy County/ESU #3 Head Start–Father Engagement at its BEST

June 14, 2024

Even as the Sarpy County/ESU #3 Head Start year began to wind down, May was yet another busy month!  They had a site visit from their Regional Office Program Specialist, Mustafaa El-Scari.  He toured a few classrooms, Gifford Farm and helped celebrate the fatherhood committee…

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Our Nebraska Region VII Winners!

June 8, 2024

Congratulations to our 2024 Region VII winners: Deb Ross- NE Children’s Champion, Taverra Sayaloune Region 7 Headstart Alumini High School Senior Scholarship; Northwest Community Action Partnership-Chadron Treianne Patterson Head Start Staff Higher Education Scholarship; Community Action Partnership of Mid-Nebraska-Kearney Not pictured: Rebecca Sydzyik Region VII…

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NeHSA Reorganizational Meeting Highlights

April 22, 2024

On October 12, 2023, the Nebraska Head Start Association (NeHSA) Advisory and Board conducted its annual in-person reorganizational meeting at ESU 10 in Kearney. Dr. Paula Thompson NeHSA board member and University of Nebraska at Kearney (UNK) faculty member, organized the meeting held in conjunction…

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2023 NeHSA Winners Recognized at October Annual Meeting

April 19, 2024

On October 12, 2023 the following individuals were invited to attend the NeHSA Reorganizational meeting and be recognized for the awards they had been nominated and selected to win. Not everyone could come but it was nice to recognize those that could. 2023 Scholarship and…

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October is Head Start Awareness Month

October 3, 2023

National Head Start Awareness Month:  Here is the IMPACT that Head Start has on the state of Nebraska in dollars and services provided. The premise of Head Start is simple: every child, regardless of circumstances at birth, has the ability to reach their full potential. When…

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Advocating and Educating

September 21, 2023

Nebraska’s team started advocating on the elevator with Senator Fischer’s aid! No matter where they are, the group is educating members of Congress! Parents on the team shared their stories with him and how Head Start has impacted their lives.  The team was also able…

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Nebraska is in DC!

September 19, 2023

Nebraska is well represented at the 2023 Fall Leadership Institute . We have four programs represented, eight staff, and two parents!  We are so exited  to hear the parents story as we attend the rally in the morning and visit our Congress members.

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Visit From The Hill

September 11, 2023

Head Start Child & Family Development Program, Inc. wants to thank Joel Keralis, Congressman Smith’s legislative aide heavily involved in the education portfolio including early childhood education for visiting our Grand Island site. He visited with our Director Deb Ross about early childhood matters including…

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