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 Celebrating 50 Years!

 

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Welcome to our new CEO, Erin Lyons! Please click here to read her bio.

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Welcome to our Community 

We believe that children are magical and competent, and constant, curious learners

 

History of Head Start

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Child-Parent Centers

was founded in 1967 in Tucson Arizona. We provide Head Start services to children and families in Pima, Cochise, Graham, Greenlee, and Santa Cruz counties. Head start is a comprehensive federal program administered by the Office of Head Start, within the Administration of Children and Families of the Department of Health and Human Services.

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How We Change Communities

Head Start is a federal program that promotes the school readiness of children ages birth to 5 from low-income families by enhancing their cognitive, social and emotional development.  We work with parents and see them as their child's first and most important teacher.

Head Start programs provide a learning environment that supports children's growth in:

  • Language and literacy
  • Cognition and general knowledge
  • Physical development and health
  • Social and emotional development
  • Approaches to learning

 

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