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Why is Parent Involvement so Important?

Research has shown the more parents are involved in their children’s education; the better off their kids will be – emotionally and academically. Its focus on parent involvement is considered one of the main reasons that Head Start has been so successful for so many years. Parent Involvement is also considered to be one of…

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Five Fun Things to do with Children during the Summer Months

It’s summer — that time of year when Head Start teachers bid farewell to children, hoping their gleefully escaping learners don’t forget everything they’ve learned during the program year. It’s also the time of year when nervous parents take on the challenge of keeping their children physically busy and mentally active during long summer days.…

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Overcoming Separation Anxiety On the First Day of School

Entering a new Head Start program filled with unfamiliar people can cause anxiety for children and their parents! Here are some great ways to overcome the separation anxiety that accompanies a child’s first day of Head Start. What You Can Do Before School Preparing your child for Head Start before his first day can greatly…

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