OHS Leadership Award

OHS Leadership Award Overview

The purpose of the Office of Head Start (OHS) Leadership Award is to recognize program leaders who promote the vision and mission of Head Start and Early Head Start. The 2013 OHS Leadership Award recognized Head Start and Early Head Start programs as leaders in implementing an effective family engagement program goal that resulted in positive outcomes for families and children.

Congratulations to the 2013 OHS Leadership Award recipients.

National Award Winner

Region X - Friends of Children and Families, Inc., Boise, ID

Regional Award Winners

Region I - Central Vermont Community Action Head Start, Barre, VT

Region II - Acelero, Inc., New York, NY

Region III - Stafford County Head Start and Early Head Start, Stafford, VA

Region IV - Lee County Public School Board, Fort Myers, FL

Region V - Kokomo-Center Schools Head Start, Kokomo, IN

Region VI - Youth Development, Inc., Albuquerque, NM

Region VII - Douglass Community Services, Inc., Hannibal, MO

Region VIII - Boulder County Board of Commissioners Head Start, Boulder, CO

Region IX - Southwest Human Development Early Head Start and Head Start, Phoenix, AZ

Region X - Friends of Children and Families, Inc., Boise, ID

Region XI (AIAN) - Nisqually Indian Tribe Head Start, Olympia, WA

Region XII (MSHS) - Oregon Child Development Coalition, Wilsonville, OR


OHS Leadership Award. Office of Head Start 2nd National Birth to Five Leadership Institute. HHS/ACF/OHS. 2013. English.

Last Reviewed: March 2013

Last Updated: September 24, 2014