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Head Start Headlines
Training and Empowering Family Workers to Help Families Transcend Poverty—The FDC Program
The Family Development Credential (FDC) Program is a standardized, university-certificated program that is strength-based modeled and focused on self-reliance and community empowerment. It is a requirement for LACOE delegate agency staff that provide services directly to families, and it has recently begun enrolling Policy Council (PC) parents as well.
Celebrating a Milestone: Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District Head Start Celebrates 50th Anniversary
On February 26, 2016, Norwalk-La Mirada USD (NLMUSD) Head Start commemorated its 50th year of providing vital early childhood education services to children of some of the area’s most disadvantaged families. “Our programs help families lift themselves out of poverty while offering their children a high-quality education,” said Laurel Parker, NLMUSD Head Start Director.