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Statewide Initiatives

Head Start Focus Areas 

  • High quality, evidence-based school readiness practices
  • Effective practices to ensure successful transitions
  • Continuous program improvement through high-quality professional development
  • Research-based cultural and linguistic literacy strategies for dual language learners
  • Comprehensive service delivery for infant and toddler settings
  • Partnerships that provide resources, materials, and training in family services to promote family well-being
  • Science informed health services