Tammy Lee Joins Tri-Valley Board of Directors Following Her Work with Head Start

(Crookston, Minn.)- Tri-Valley Opportunity Council, Inc. announced recently that Tammy Lee was elected to represent the Norman County Low-Income Sector on the Tri-Valley Board of Directors starting in February of 2013. Lee is no stranger to Tri-Valley Opportunity, Inc. She served three years on the Region V Head Start/Early Head Start Policy Council. She was

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Tri-Valley Head Start Receives Highest Possible Rating from Parent Aware

(Crookston, Minn.)- Tri-Valley Opportunity Council, Inc. announced today that the Tri-Valley Head Start program earned four out of a possible four stars on the Parent Aware ratings. The Parent Aware star rating system measures the best practices which are most predictive of school readiness. The ratings particularly focus on teaching and relationships, assessment of child

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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. http://www.minnpost.com/ruralmn/2011/10/05/32157/vital_and_invisible_minnesotas_migrant_workers_and_their_children