Marin Head Start Works to Meet National Performance Standard Changes

For the first time since 1975, the Office of Head Start has revised the performance standards that advise our program practices.  The new performance standards have been simplified and take an intentional look at quality practices.

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Marin Head Start Starts Off the Year with a Growth Mindset

At pre-service this year, MHS Staff participated in a brain stretching presentation on Growth Mindset as a charge to support school readiness. Growth Mindset, based on Carol Dweck’s research and book titled Mindset, explores the characteristics of what it means to have a growth mindset versus a fixed mindset.

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A Handmade one of a kind Chef’s Hat

Just in case you were guessing what it was! And….it’s made out of recycled materials.

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Presenting…”The Three Little Pigs (and baby!)

Momma and Papa pig wanted to have a wee baby still at home, since the 3 pigs moved out to build their own house!

After reading several versions of the story, the children retelling the story to their friends, creating the story through origami folding…it was time to share what they knew with an audience.

We invited the TK and State Preschool programs across the street, as well as parents, teachers, and friends.  It was packed house!

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May 18th Marks the 50th Anniversay of Head Start

On May 18, 1965 President Lyndon B. Johnson announced the creation of Project Head Start which began as a nationwide summer program that would include 2,000 centers serving as many as half a million children. Read more