Michigan Head Start Association News

Light the Candles! Head Start is 52

Capital City Program Joins 1,400 Others Nationally in Community Reading Day LANSING, Mich. (May 18, 2018) – Wearing a “Reading is Magic” t-shirt and changing up her voice to mimic a parrot or pirate, dramatic story-teller Nicole Hansen brought the book “Pete the Pirate” alive for a Head Start... read more

U.S. Rep. John Moolenaar Impressed with Head Start

Congressman Tours Longview Center for Insider Look at Preschool Program MIDLAND, Mich. (May 8, 2017) – Congressman John Moolenaar dropped into a classroom at Midland’s Longview Early Childhood Center on Monday when he was promptly greeted by a 4 year old with a hand broom and dust pan. Whether the... read more

State Rep. Mary Whiteford Visits Allegan Head Start Classroom

ALLEGAN COUNTY, Mich. (May 8, 2017) -- State Rep. Mary Whiteford on Monday visited a Head Start classroom at the Community Action of Allegan County, located at the local ACATEC (Allegan County Area Technical & Education Center). During her visit, Rep. Whiteford read “Ordinary Mary’s... read more

Immigration Enforcement & the Rights of Preschool Families

Spring Assembly Event: Panelists Discuss Ways to Serve Families When Immigration Status is Questioned (April 26, 2017) Mt. Pleasant, MI – The new Administration’s actions making immigration enforcement a top priority has led to a strong joint response from State Superintendent Brian Whiston of the... read more

Head Start Programs Expanding

Flint Area Head Start Programs Expand as 3rd Anniversary of Water Tap Switch Nears Michigan Radio (April 23, 2017) -- This week, the city of Flint will mark the third anniversary of its ill-fated drinking water switch. The switch to the Flint River was the first in a series of decisions that... read more