Head Start

New Partnership Brings Head Start Program To Alabama State University

Alabama State University will soon be accepting new students, but much younger than you might think.  Wednesday morning the university, announced a new head start program thanks to a partnership with the Montgomery Community Action Agency. The university already has the Zelia Stephens Early Childhood Center on campus for children from Pre-Kindergarten to Kindergarten,  but is now recruiting nearly 100…

Head Start expanding in Alabama’s Black Belt

New sumter County Facility

Funding from the black Belt Community Foundation has allowed the Head Start/Early Head Start program in Linden to open in a new location.     The  13,350 square foot building includes four Early Head Start and three Head Start classrooms.   The new facility will serve infant to three years olds and three to five years olds. Finishing touches were…

Black Belt Community Foundation Hosts Head Start Job Fair

From the West Alabama Newsroom– A Selma-based organization has been awarded a 2.8 million dollar grant to oversee the Black Belt Head Start program. The Black Belt Community Foundation was chosen to manage head start programs in Dallas, Choctaw, Marengo and Wilcox counties. The foundation hosted an organizational session and job fair at Concordia College Alabama in Selma. BBCF President…