In Celebration of Head Start's 40th Anniversary 2005

 

Honoring the Past, Strengthening the Future. With English subtitles / con subtítulos en español. 00:20:00.
         This video features historical footage of Head Start from the 1960s along with interviews with over 30 individuals who were Head Start staff, parents and children in the early years of Head Start. It would be helpful to new staff, parents, policy council members, and community members who are not familiar with the history of Head Start. This video gives a comprehensive overview and historic context for Head Start.

Reflections: 40 Years of Head Start . With English subtitles / con subtítulos en español . 00:41:00.
         This video shows interviews of over 40 individuals from across the county who had stories to tell about their experiences with Head Start over the past 40 years and the profound impact it had on the Head Start children, parents, staff and the communities it touched. It would be of interest to Head Start staff, parents and community members. These stories can be used to review various aspects of Head Start and their impact as well as for trainings and orientation.

Child Health and Disabilities . With English subtitles / con subtítulos en español. 00:13:00.
         This video has stories that relate directly to the topic of child health and disabilities over the past 40 years. They can be used to review aspects of this critical topic with staff, parents, community and the governing body. It can also be used to enhance trainings on this topic. These stories cover how Head Start had a positive impact on children with disabilities and oral health concerns.

Education and Early Childhood Development. With English subtitles / con subtítulos en español . 00:09:00.
         This video focuses on the Education and Early Childhood Development issues that the individuals interviewed struggled with to create the best possible early childhood learning environment in a variety of locations over the past 40 years. It is appropriate for use with training staff, and informing parents and the community. Multilingual education, curriculum selection and multicultural principles are a few of the topics covered.

Family and Community Partnerships. With English subtitles / con subtítulos en español . 00:07:00.
         This video does an excellent job of defining this historically important area of Head Start. The stories can be used with trainings for staff, parents, and governing bodies as well as orientation for policy council members. Developing collaborative community partnerships and involving parents in a meaningful way in the program are some of the topics covered.

Program Design and Management . With English subtitles / con subtítulos en español . 00:12:00.
         This video features stories that address this significant element of Head Start. These stories can be used for orientation, trainings for the staff and governing bodies, and to educate the community. Each segment addresses important areas of program design and management including program options, training, and the critical role parents play in the governance of Head Start.

In Celebration of Head Start's 40th Anniversary 2005. HHS/ACF/HSB. 2005. English and Español. 12 Streaming Videos.

Last Reviewed: May 2012

Last Updated: August 27, 2014