Michigan Head Start Association News

2015 National Head Start Association Award Nominations!

NHSA’s application process is open for the 2015 award nominations and scholarships to honor exemplary parents, teacher, staff and directors of Head Start programs across the country. We are challenging our Head Start communities across the state to find worthy nominees with stories to tell.... read more

Robert E. Cooke, a Creator of Head Start, Dies at 93

Dr. Robert E. Cooke, a pediatrician who helped Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson create major initiatives to benefit children, including Head Start, died on Feb. 2 at his home in Oak Bluffs, Mass., on Martha’s Vineyard. He was 93. His death was confirmed by his daughter Susan Cooke... read more

Education Advocates Welcome Fresh Federal Infusion

  Early-Education Advocates Welcome Fresh Federal Infusion Funding restoration to buoy Head Start By Christina A. Samuels   Pregnant women, infants, and children up to age 3 could end up being particular beneficiaries of the $1 billion boost that early-childhood education... read more

A Year in the Life of Head Start

This week, President Obama will step up to the lectern on the dais of the U.S. House of Representatives to give his sixth State of the Union Address. Over the past twelve 12 months, America has been tested by slow economic recovery and too little progress lifting our most vulnerable from... read more

Webinar: Leading in Uncertain Times

If you have participated in The Leadership Challenge for Head Start please join us for an upcoming webinar with Jim Kouzes, coauthor of The Leadership Challenge, we will explore how to lead in uncertain times—times like the ones we’re experiencing now. Jim has a unique perspective on what is... read more