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Head Start Headlines
Mensaje de la Directora Ejecutiva: Afrontando el Reto
Hasta la fecha, ha sido un año singular. Al estar afrontando tanta incertidumbre en nuestro país —una pandemia que nunca hubiéramos imaginado, consternación pública con respecto a las injusticias sociales que han plagado a nuestro país durante años, cierres escolares que se han extendido hasta el otoño —servicios de la primera infancia para las familias que se enfrentan a la pobreza y que califican, educadores
Parent Spotlight: Yulissa Carias, Foundation for Early Childhood Education, Inc. Parent and LACOE Head Start Policy Council Chairperson
Policy Council Highlights
2019 HSEL Annual Report is now available
Six Daily Questions to Ask Yourself in Quarantine
1. What am I grateful for today? What are you grateful for today? Take two minutes every day to make a list. Add to it throughout the day. 2. Who am I checking in on, or connecting with, today? As many have rightly reframed it, it’s not social distance we need, but rather social solidarity while we maintain physical distance. Pick three people each day to check in on.
Early Learning Resource Center Updates
OHS Focus Area 1 Review Recap
LACOE completed the first federal review of the 2019–24 grant cycle, Focus Area One, on May 4–8, 2020. The review was conducted remotely via WebEx through nine two-hour sessions that addressed program design and management, education and child development program services, health program services, family and community engagement program services, ERSEA strategies, fiscal infrastructure, and health and safety practices.
LACOE HSEL Classrooms are Reopening
Comprehensive Services Continue During Distance Virtual Learning!
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and Safer-At-Home Public Health Orders, LACOE’s Early Learning Outcomes (ELO) team quickly responded to support delegate agencies to transition to a Distance and Virtual Learning (DVL) environment. At the same time, comprehensive services teams—health, nutrition, mental health, disabilities, and family services—were doing the same: supporting LACOE and delegate agency (DA) children, families, and staff during their transition to remote services.