Head Start Happenings

May 2021 - Click below to print calendar

List of Early Childhood Summer Workshops at Region 9

Click here to view all Early Learning Sessions offered this summer at Region 9, including sessions offered during Early Learning Week June 14-17. There are course offerings via face to face, zoom, and Canvas (online course).

The following items are due in May: (click link to access forms)


Summer Learning information for parents

Please share this flyer with families. The website or QR code will take them to the Region 9 Head Start Summer Resource website. https://bit.ly/r9summerresources

ELOF 2 GO

ELOF2GO is a mobile resource for teachers who want to access and learn more about the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework (ELOF). The application (app) provides on-the-go access to the ELOF goals for children and effective teaching practices in support of those goals. It is designed for teachers, family child care providers, and home visitors. Download it now for your Apple or Android device.

Parent & Staff surveys coming soon...

You will be emailed a link for a parent survey and staff survey. Please share the parent survey link with families and complete the staff survey. Please make an effort to have as many parents as possible complete the surveys. Every classroom must have parent feedback from these surveys. These are used in our self assessment and goal setting process. Staff surveys will be emailed to everyone.

CDC Milestone Tracker App

Milestones matter! Track your child’s milestones from age 2 months to 5 years with CDC’s easy-to-use illustrated checklists; get tips from CDC for encouraging your child’s development; and find out what to do if you are ever concerned about how your child is developing. *PLEASE SHARE WITH PARENTS*
Thank you, Teachers! You are HERO Makers!

Memories from last year....

Simply the Best
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