Tri-Valley head start in Owatonna hosts monthly Literacy Event for year-round and migratory families

By KIM HYATT khyatt@owatonna.com | Posted: Wednesday, October 29, 2014 6:00 pm OWATONNA — Aracely Delgado read to her 2-year-old daughter Camila for more than 3,000 minutes in the month of October. They were just one of the many families at the Tri-Valley Opportunity Council in Owatonna to help meet this month’s reading challenge of

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Migrant and Seasonal Head Start/Early Head Start Policy Council Recognizes Two for Years of Service

At the June 7, 2014, Migrant and Seasonal Head Start/Early Head Start Policy Council meeting plaques were handed out to two Policy Council members whose terms were up. Diana Escamilla served on the Policy Council program years 2011/2012, 2012/2013, and 2013/2014 Representing the Rochester center.  Her last year on the Policy Council she held the Secretary position.

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Tri-Valley Migrant Head Start runs into two past Migrant Head Start parents in San Antonio, TX

The Tri-Valley group that went to the National Association of State Directors of Migrant Education Annual Conference in San Antonio, TX ran into two past Migrant Head Start parents. On the left is Gladys Martinez. She was on the Migrant and Seasonal Head Start Policy Council program year 2011/2012 and 2007/2008 representing the Grafton center. Gladys

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Tri-Valley Group Goes to the National Association of State Directors of Migrant Education Annual Conference

Tri-Valley sent a group to the National Association of State Directors of Migrant Education (NASDME) annual conference in San Antonio, TX.   NASDME annually sponsors a National Migrant Education Conference to provide training, leadership, and networking opportunities for all persons concerned with the education of migrant children.  The Tri-Valley group ran into former Migrant & Seasonal

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Minnesota Head Start Association Recognizes Tara Morrison as a Head Start Hero That Makes a Difference

The Minnesota Head Start Association (MHSA) recently honored Tri-Valley Program Area Manager Tara Morrison as a Minnesota Head Start Hero (Head Start alumni who became involved in their local community and made a difference). Morrison was recognized at the Minnesota Head Start Heroes Ceremony held at the Science Museum of Minnesota in St. Paul, Minn.

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DeMers Honored with Plate of Bounty Award from the National Migrant and Seasonal Head Start Association

Dennis P. DeMers, President of Tri-Valley Opportunity Council, Inc. was honored with the 2014 Plate of Bounty Award on Monday, February 24. The award was bestowed on him by the National Migrant and Seasonal Head Start Association at the 2014 Annual Conference Luncheon held in Tysons Corner, Virginia. The Plate of Bounty Award acknowledges an individual

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Tri-Valley Migrant and Seasonal Head Start/Early Head Start Policy Council President Elected to National Board

The National Migrant and Seasonal Head Start Association Parent Affiliate Training and Elections were held on February 21, 2014 in Tysons Corner, Va.  Maria Gonzalez, Tri-Valley Migrant and Seasonal Head Start/Early Head Start Policy Council President was elected as the Vice President of the National and Migrant Seasonal Head Start Association Parent Affiliate.  On Saturday,

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More Minnesota Children Ready for Kindergarten Than Ever Before

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 11, 2013 CONTACT: Josh Collins, 651-582-8205, josh.collins@state.mn.us More Minnesota Children Ready for Kindergarten Than Ever Before 72.8 percent of students prepared to succeed in school, according to data released by Department of Education today ROSEVILLE – Today the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) released the findings of their annual study of

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