After a national competition and 18 months of waiting, local Community Action Agency receives a Notice of Award from federal funding source [Office of Head Start] Tri-Valley Opportunity Council, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has received two federal grant awards for Head Start and Early Head Start in Northwestern Minnesota and for the
Dr. Saul Ovalle, DDS, has been coming to the EALC for the past four years to provide the dental screenings for the children. This year, he was “Wowed” by the healthy teeth and cooperative children that hopped on his chair! While visiting with him afterwards he commented on the great improvement he’s seen since his
(Taken from the Child Care Education Institute Newsletter: http://www.cceionline.edu/newsletters/May_13_ext.html#LETTER.BLOCK18) Congratulations to Brenda Sonora for successfully completing CCEI’s Online Child Development Associate (CDA) Certificate Program of Study Brenda started her career in early childhood as a substitute teacher for Head Start, and currently works with infants and toddlers in a Migrant Head Start. She enjoys art
(Crookston, Minn.)- Tri-Valley Opportunity Council, Inc. Chief Executive Officer Dennis P. DeMers was bestowed with the Head Start Pioneers Award at the 2013 Living Our Legacy Luncheon. The luncheon was part of the 40th Annual Head Start Conference held on Wednesday, May 1 in Washington, D.C. and hosted by the National Head Start Association (NHSA).
(Courtesy of the Sleepy Eye Herald Dispatch) Sleepy Eye, Minn. — For the past three weeks Carlos Ernesto Palma, known as Ernesto, has been with the Sleepy Eye Head Start (SEHS) Migrant School helping students understand Mexican culture. Originally from Guadalajara, Mexico, Ernesto teaches English to junior high students there. He came to Sleepy Eye as part
Courtesy of the Mankato Free Press: By Amanda Dyslin Free Press Staff Writer WINNEBAGO — In the back room of the education building of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, a baby with curled black hair and dark eyes sits quietly on the carpet, intently studying the grown-ups’ faces. “She’s a very serious baby,” a teacher says.
As staff at the Sleepy Eye Head Start (SEHS) Migrant School prepare to begin their school season, a special guest, Hector Monges Moran, the secretary of public education for the Department of Education in Mexico, toured the school building on Tuesday. Click Here to read the full article.
WINNEBAGO, Minn., Apr 9, 2012 — Tri-Valley Opportunity Council, Inc. is set to open the South Central Area Learning Center in the education building at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Between June and September the center will serve approximately 35 children, ages six weeks to kindergarten age, whose parents work in agriculture. Migrant and Seasonal Head
Tri-Valley MHS has been operating out of the Sleepy Eye Public School district building since 2001. At that time, the program was only able to be in operation for approximately eight weeks due to space limitations. Now, the new modular facility will allow the program to provide services from May through November.There are eight classrooms
MinnPost recently published an article entitled “Vital and invisible: Minnesota’s migrant workers and their children”. As the title suggests the article is about migrant families, particularly in Minnesota. Click the link below to check out the story. http://www.minnpost.com/ruralmn/2011/10/05/32157/vital_and_invisible_minnesotas_migrant_workers_and_their_children