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Jul 18, 2023Media Release: Head Start California Welcomes New Executive Director, Melanee Cottrill
Posted: Jul 18, 2023 08:53 AMMedia Release: Head Start California Welcomes New Executive Director, Melanee Cottrill
(Sacramento, CA)- Head Start California (HSC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Melanee Cottrill as its new executive director.
Melanee brings a wealth of experience to her new role, having served as executive director of the California Association of School Psychologists (CASP), a statewide association with more than 2,000 members. With a strong background in nonprofit leadership, a commitment to continuous improvement, and a passion for advocacy, Melanee Cottrill is an invaluable addition to the Head Start California team. Read the press release here.
Jun 07, 2023Head Start California has appointed a new Executive Director. Please welcome Melanee Cottrill!
Posted: Jun 07, 2023 02:50 PMHead Start California has appointed a new Executive Director. Please welcome Melanee Cottrill!
Head Start California is pleased to introduce Melanee Cottrill as our new Executive Director. With her exceptional qualifications, over 15 years of experience in association leadership, along with several years handling state advocacy efforts and fund development, Melanee has emerged as the perfect choice to lead our association forward. Read more
May 26, 2023Needs Assessment Results now available!
Posted: May 26, 2023 03:55 PMNeeds Assessment Results now available!
The California Head Start State Collaboration Office, in partnership with Head Start California, carried out its annual needs assessment survey in March 2023. Thank you to everyone who participated!
These findings play a crucial role in equipping the collaboration office with a comprehensive understanding of the prevailing issues and challenges encountered by programs during the year, thereby shaping the office’s work and priorities. View the 2023 Need Assessment Summary now!
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HEAD START CALIFORNIA MISSION
We empower Head Start programs to reach their full potential through advocacy, professional development, networking, and collaboration.
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.