Tri-Valley Opportunity Council Receives Five Year Head Start Grants

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

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Brenda Sonora Completes CCEI's Online Child Development Associate Certificate Program

(Taken from the Child Care Education Institute Newsletter: 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

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DeMers Honored with National Head Start Association Award

(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).

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Migrant School Hosts Foreign Exchange Teacher

(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

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Migrant and Seasonal Head Start Center to Open in Winnebago

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

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There is now a new Head Start facility serving migrant children and their families in Sleepy Eye, MN!

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

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Vital and invisible: Minnesota's migrant workers and their children

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.