Office of Head Start Blog

Dr. Deborah Bergeron

Policy Council as Leaders in Serving Families Experiencing Homelessness

By Dr. Deborah Bergeron

In a special message to Policy Council members, Dr. Bergeron asks programs to serve more families experiencing homelessness. It includes discussion questions for Councils to consider.

Dr. Deborah Bergeron

Home Is Where the Love Is: Homelessness, Children, and Families

By Dr. Deborah Bergeron

Visit Sesame Street with Dr. Bergeron and get inspired to serve more children experiencing homelessness. Discover resources for families who need a home at Head Start.

Dr. Deborah Bergeron

Dual Language Learner Celebration Week

By Dr. Deborah Bergeron

In this vlog, Dr. Bergeron and Jennifer Amaya discuss Dual Language Learner Celebration Week, Feb. 19–22, 2019. Learn how to join in on key celebration activities.

Dr. Deborah Bergeron

Home at Head Start: Helping Families Experiencing Homelessness Access Head Start Services

By Dr. Deborah Bergeron

In the January vlog, Dr. Bergeron launches the #HomeAtHeadStart campaign. Learn how the campaign challenges Head Start programs to enroll more children and families experiencing homelessness. 

Dr. Deborah Bergeron

A Holiday Gift for Head Start Staff

By Dr. Deborah Bergeron

In December’s vlog, Dr. B sends love notes to two Head Start programs. She also gives a gift to each Head Start staff member and offers an easy tip for getting eager volunteers.

A girl shows her toy links

Building Positive Learning Environments for Young Children Starts with You

By Sarah Merrill and Jamie Sheehan

Staff are the most important parts of early childhood education settings. Explore ways to create a positive learning environment for the children with whom you work.

Dr. Deborah Bergeron

Planning for the Holidays in Head Start

By Dr. Deborah Bergeron

In November’s vlog, Dr. Bergeron shares ideas for planning for the holidays in Head Start. Discover resources that will help programs in supporting children and staff.

Dr. Deborah Bergeron

Using Social Media for Your Program

By Dr. Deborah Bergeron

Dr. Bergeron sends a love note to a remote Alaskan Head Start program in her latest vlog. She also shares some strategies to get programs on social media and reminds them of a resource already at their disposal.