Month: February 2021


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Celebrating Black History Month – Ronnie Herndon

By Wassy Tesfa, Chair, Region 9 Head Start Association Board of Directors February 10, 2021 Over the past 40 years of Head Start, few individuals have brought as much passion for our movement as Mr. Ronnie Herndon. Truly an evangelist for the movement. In addition, Ronnie has worked in and around, above and beyond ...

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Celebrating Black History Month – Mrs. Helen H. Taylor (1942-2000)

By Wassy Tesfa, Chairperson, Region 9 Head Start Association Board of Directors February 2021 ushers in many new consequential events – a new President and Administration – new hope with vaccines and the return to a more normal operation. Additionally, February is a month of remembrance and celebration – this year we are ...

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Recommendations for Using the Head Start Program to Promote Racial Justice and to Build Back Better from the COVID-19 Pandemic

A Memo to the Biden Administration  February 4, 2021 Introduction The Region 9 Head Start Association (R9HSA) looks forward to working with the Biden Administration to support the needs of our country’s poorest children and families. The R9HSA represents 213 Head Start programs serving over 130,000 children and ...

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At 55 Years and in a Pandemic, Head Start Is Still Connected
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  • May 5, 2021

At 55 Years and in a Pandemic, Head Start Is Still Connected

By Edward Condon, Executive Director Region 9 Head Start Association Every year at Head Start’s ...
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Family & Community Engagement: doing with — not for — families
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  • May 5, 2021

Family & Community Engagement: doing with — not for — families

By Dr. Andres Bustamante, University of California Irvine, School of Education, Professor 2020 Family Engagement and ...
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