Tri-Valley Head Start Attends Several Events in March

On March 8th and 9th, the Minnesota Head Start Association held their quarterly meeting in St. Paul. Angie Lindseth, President Head Start/Early Head Start Policy Council, Parent Affiliate, Andy Nissen, Vice President Head Start/Early Head Start Policy Council, Parent Affiliate, Tara Morrison, Program Area Specialist, Staff Affiliate, Laurie Coleman, Head Start Child and Family Program

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Mary Johnson – Champion of Child Safety

Mary Johnson, Head Start Assistant Program Design Manager, was presented with the 2015 Champion of Child Safety award on September 24th, 2015 in Vadnais Heights, Minnesota during the seventh annual Minnesota Childhood Injury Summit.  Mary was acknowledged for her many accomplishments and long-term dedication in helping protect children from unintentional injuries, with a particular focus

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Tri Valley marks 50 years

Courtesy of Jason Sorensen – Sentinel Staff Writer, Fairmont Sentinel The Tri Valley Opportunity Council Inc., along with Head Start, incorporated in 1965, is celebrating 50 years of operation. Originally founded in Crookston for the purpose of fighting the causes and effects of poverty, the organization has since initiated more than 100 different programs. In

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Owatonna native crowned Miss Minnesota Latina 2015, aims to better community

Article and Photo by ASHLEY STEWART astewart@owatonna.com (Owatonna People’s Press) OWATONNA — Shaylma Salinas of Owatonna always saw herself working behind the scenes. “I thought I’d be successful, but I’d be helping someone else bring something to light because I was always scared,” she said. And Salinas admits she still is. “I’m a little scared

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UMC senior Hegge and Professor Dingmann visit Head Start to teach kids about bugs

By Times Report (Photo courtesy of the Crookston Daily Times) University of Minnesota Crookston senior Lydia Hegge, who is majoring in Health Sciences and working in the organic chemistry lab this summer, along with Associate Professor Brian Dingmann of the Math, Science and Technology Departments visit with preschoolers at Tri-Valley’s Head Start to teach them

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Former Tri-Valley Migrant Head Start Participant Speaks at the National Migrant and Seasonal Head Start Association (NMSHSA) Parent Conference

The National Migrant and Seasonal Head Start Association (NMSHSA) Parent Conference was held March 19-22, 2015 in McAllen, TX. The Opening Session Speaker was Sammy Benavides.  In 2012 Sammy was selected for the NMSHSA Summer Internship Program which means he lived and work in DC for an intensive eight-week internship and professional mentoring program. The goal is to

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