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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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NeHSA Re-organizational Meeting

August 22, 2023

October Meeting Nebraska Head Start Association (NeHSA) will have it’s annual reorganizational meeting on October 12, 2023. The meeting will be held in Kearney and will be held the day prior to the start of the UNK-Community 2023 Early Childhood Conference.  NeHSA will hear from…

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Nebraska takes on Region VII Conference

June 29, 2023

Many Nebraska Head Start grant recipients made the trip to Kansas City to “Get their ducks in a row”.  While there was a lot of learning happening, there was some fun as well. The conference offered a variety of sessions to meet the varied interests…

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Region VII Head Start Association Award Winners from NeHSA

June 19, 2023

    Congratulations to the following Region VII Award Winners: Teacher of the Year: Amy Ramos Central Nebraska Community Action Partnership, Loup City, NE Family Advocate of the Year: Susan Boyd SENCA Head Start, Humboldt, NE Head Start Parent Post-Secondary Education Scholarship Kyla Brown  Central…

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Nebraska’s First Lady’s Visit

April 21, 2023

In celebration of Week of the Young Child, Central Nebraska Community Action Partnership (CNCAP) welcomed a visit from First Lady Suzanne Pillen. The Week of the Young Child is the opportunity to celebrate young children and caregivers, who lay the foundation for their future success.…

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Region VII Head Start Association Conference

April 4, 2023

Nebraska Head Start Association has “adopted”, adopted a tract at the Region VII Head Start Association Conference in June that is. Nebraska agreed to ask for presenters from across the state to submit a proposal to present on a Family Engagement topic. UNL will present…

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