Michigan Head Start Association News

Vinci Addresses Promising Findings in Use of Federal Funds for Early Childhood

(August 10, 2017) Huffington Post -- Effective use of federal funding is imperative to meet the needs of America’s most vulnerable early learners. To ensure those precious public resources are efficiently spent, Congressional leaders regularly (and rightly) ask about potential fragmentation,... read more

Oh, What a Night!

FiveCap Celebrates its Head Start Parents; They Rack up Huge Numbers in Volunteer Service Hours Ludington, Mich. (June 2, 2017) – It was a night to celebrate Head Start parents – and what a night it was!  What a celebration of success! Head Start/Early Head Start provider, FiveCap Inc. in... read more

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