Michigan Head Start Association News

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

Recharge Your Professional Life

Attend MHSA's Spring Assembly in Mt. Pleasant, May 4-5, 2017 (April 7, 2017) Mt. Pleasant, MI – Looking for a fresh start this spring? A chance to recharge up your professional life after the dull winter season?  Look no further than MHSA’s Spring Assembly, a two-day powerpack of professional... read more

Early Ed Advocates Fight for Budget Priority

EDUCATION WEEK (March 29, 2017) -- When the Trump administration released its budget blueprint earlier this month, it noted that early care and education ranked among its "highest priorities." But the federal preschool program Head Start was a notable omission in the few pages devoted to the U.S.... read more

Genesee County Receives $5.5 Million for Early Head Start

FLINT, Mich. (March 20, 2017) – Genesee County and the Genesee Intermediate School District (ISD) will start providing additional Early Head Start services to the children and families of the Flint area thanks to $5.5 million in combined federal dollars secured by Sens. Debbie Stabenow, Gary Peters... read more

W. Michigan Head Starts Gain $4.6 Million in Fed Dollars

GRAND RAPIDS, MI (MLive.com)-- Early childhood education programs in Grand Rapids and Muskegon will together receive $4.6 million in federal funding. The Department of Health and Human Services awarded $1.95 million to the Grand Rapids Early Learning Neighborhood Collaborative to support its Early... read more