Office of Head Start Blog

Dr. Deborah Bergeron

Bring a Principal to Your Head Start Program

By Dr. Deborah Bergeron

Fall is here! Dr. B encourages Head Start site leaders to invite receiving school principals to their programs for the October "Bring a Principal to Head Start" celebration.

Dr. Deborah Bergeron

Starting the Program Year Strong

By Dr. Deborah Bergeron

School has begun! Dr. B taps the new-year energy to encourage discovery of new resources and engagement in successful K–12 collaborative efforts.

Dr. Deborah Bergeron

Back to School

By Dr. Deborah Bergeron

In this vlog, Dr. B shares her personal and professional philosophy on teaching: Achievement, Respect, Freedom, and Fun (ARFF).

Dr. Deborah Bergeron

Resetting for the Coming Year

By Dr. Deborah Bergeron

In this vlog, Dr. B encourages Head Start leaders to motivate their staff during the summer. She highlights program priorities to consider and asks grantees to share in-service ideas on Twitter using #HSmotivators.

Dr. Deborah Bergeron

Get on Twitter!

By Dr. Deborah Bergeron

In her May vlog, Dr. B shares Home at Head Start updates and highlights how local early childhood education systems can collaborate. She also encourages Head Start programs and staff to join her on Twitter.

Dr. Deborah Bergeron

Preventing Child Maltreatment

By Dr. Deborah Bergeron

Child maltreatment can happen in any setting. Head Start programs need leadership, support for staff, and training to make sure children are safe from harm while in our care.

Dr. Deborah Bergeron

Home at Head Start: What We Are Learning

By Dr. Deborah Bergeron

In her April vlog, Dr. Bergeron highlights several programs who share their approaches for serving families experiencing homelessness. She also answers questions about home-based services and homelessness.

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.