Kansas Early/Head Start directors, staff, and admin wore blue!
Attending the APM/Networks were Parent, Family, and Community Engagment Coordinators, Health Managers, Education Coordinators, Mental Health & Disabilities Consultants, Coaches and Mentors, and program directors and staff.
Thank you for a great turnout and for supporting child abuse prevention!
From the article: If a baby is repeatedly scared and emotionally overwhelmed and they do not get their survival brain soothed, so they can cope, they begin to develop a brain and bodily system which is on hyper alert and the World seems to be a scary place. Sadly, this is not something they can ‘just grow out of’.
From National Head Start Association
Guest Blog Post by Atalaya Sergi, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships & Programming at Jumpstart
As Head Start employees nurture our nation’s greatest asset — our children’s successful development, our nation’s older adults are a vast national resource standing at the ready to help.
The parents attending this year’s March 3-7 Parent Leadership Project Trip to D.C. will be Kayla Budd, Emily Knorp-Brown-Stone, and Dianne Whitney. We look forward to their pictures and reactions as they travel to D.C. to tell their stories of parenting, early childhood education, and more to Kansas’ federal legislators! Follow us on Facebook to see pictures and read more about the trip.
A big thank you to DaVita Lawrence Dialysis for stopping by to present a Way of Giving donation. The generous amount helped us reach and exceed our $1000 goal to help fund the Dollar-Per-Child Parent Leadership Project. This year’s PLP trip to Washington, DC will be March 3-7. Follow us on Facebook to see pictures of the trip!
The Office of Head Start Early Learning and Knowledge Center has a number of easy-to-read and printable tip sheets on health topics for families. Topics include healthy breathing, health literacy, healthy eating, active play, and oral health. Read or print the tip sheets here: https://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/physical-health/article/health-tips-families-series