April 2015

Edition IV

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 Spring Staff Training Conference
Head Start of Greater Dallas held their annual spring training conference at the Irving Convention Center. During the conference, faculty and staff attended
numerous sessions geared toward highlighting the latest developments in education, child care, and early education advocacy. Staying informed on all the latest in education to continue equipping your child with the best teachings possible!
Center Spotlight - Jeanie's Place Early Head
Happy Birthday Sesame Street's Big Bird!!  
  Sesame Street is a childhood favorite for many children from all corners of the world! From his long beak and bright yellow feathers Big Bird has won the hearts of many parents and children alike. In honor of his birthday students, parents, teachers and faculty at the Early Head Start at Jeanie's Place center hosted a celebratory party in his honor!! From a décor contest to a cake shaped like Big Bird, Elmo, and the Cookie Monster! Way to Go Early Head Start at Jeanie's Place!!
Early Head Start Expansion
Head Start of Greater Dallas(HSGD) has been awarded an over $2.8 million federal grant to expand new and existing early learning programs, as well as child care!

Head Start of Greater Dallas(HSGD) has been awarded an over $2.8 million federal grant to expand new and existing early learning programs, as well as child care partnerships for low income families.



The grant will allow HSGD to give families more options for early learning programs by expanding its comprehensive services to over 394 families, infants and toddlers at existing and new Early Head Start

(EHS) centers throughout Dallas. HSGD will be working closely with Educational First Steps on quality improvement initiatives for the childcare centers; as well as Vogel Alcove homeless shelter to increase the number of pregnant women and children served throughout Dallas communities.


Updates will be announced at the time of expansion for the EHS expansion!






Stay Connected With Head Start

Earlier in the year inclement weather effected our school schedule and caused last minute delays, even closings! We kept you all informed with up-to-the minute updates on our social media accounts! Head over to our Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter to stay connected with HSGD and never miss any announcements, closings, or updates! 
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Get a Head Start on Enrollment!
2015-2016 Enrollment
Our centers are nearing the end of the 2014-2015 school year! Reflecting on the many accomplishments and hurdles our children have overcame is truly inspirational and a testament to the HSGD advantage! Get a jump start on equipping your little one with the Head Start in school they will truly benefit from for the upcoming school year today. Centers have began enrolling and parents are encouraged to visit the center nearest them to complete enrollment! Every Child Deserves a Head Start! Your Child Deserves a Head Start! Call 972-284-6400 today!!
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