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June 25, 2024 - June 27, 2024

Leadership & Wellness Symposium


Westin Pasadena


May 01, 2024

Major Changes Proposed to Child Development Permit Matrix

Apr 02, 2024

Head Start Heads to the Capitol

Mar 07, 2024

HSC Annual Conference hosts 650 staff and parents in Long Beach


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We envision a future where Head Start is recognized as the gold standard in child development and the provider of choice for California’s most vulnerable children and families.

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Head Start California Updates

Understanding and Supporting Staff: Navigating Expectations and Performance   Written By: Marissa LaBreque, Hanna Institute As a director or leader in early childhood education, expectations can often be…

Advocacy and Policy News

Major Changes Proposed to Child Development Permit Matrix   The California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, the state agency that develops and implements child development permits, is considering major…

Head Start California Updates

Head Start Heads to the Capitol Chants of “Head Start is the best start” rang through the California State Capitol grounds as more than 200 Head…