We recently talked to Patti Kingery, North Carolina Head Start Administrator, about the challenges and opportunities in anticipation of our center openings in three weeks. How have the last few weeks been in preparation for the start of remote services in North Carolina? Over the past two weeks, the North Carolina team, together with support from colleagues in Alabama and Florida, were able to complete applications for more than 100 migrant and seasonal farmworker children.
One such dedicated parent is Gloria Castillo, who has been an ECMHSP parent for five seasons. She was born in Queretaro, Mexico, and has lived in the United States since 2005. Gloria has almost 10 years of experience working in the fields. She’s proud to say that three of her four kids have had the opportunity to attend the ECMHSP Faison Center in North Carolina. Gloria visits the ECMHSP Faison Center and meets Dr. Bergeron, Director of the Office of Head Start. When we as
The ECMHSP Angier Center Zorylaine Perez was born in Puerto Rico. I sat down to talk to her during my visit to the ECMHSP Angier Center. “One day while attending my local church, a friend who has kids enrolled here at ECMHSP mentioned the organization’s career opportunities,” says Perez. Since Zorylaine had already worked with legal services and advocated for families, her friend encouraged her to apply. Parents at ECMHSP understand that they must take an active role in t