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Strategic Goals

Major strategic goals for Mid-America Head Start and its four delegates include:

  • Recruit, enroll and serve families that are most vulnerable.
  • Ensure children from culturally and linguistically diverse families progress academically and socially.
  • Work in collaboration with the health care community and families to provide services that value and respect the importance of parental involvement and ongoing continuous health care.
  • Support positive social-emotional development and mental wellness for all children through preventive approaches.
  • Effectively administer Head Start and Early Head Start programs with qualified staff who implement:
    • Engaged interactions and environments.
    • Research-based curricula and teaching practices.
    • Ongoing child assessment. 
    • Highly individualized teaching and learning.
  • Implement structured management systems that support consistent, accessible, high-quality early learning programs.