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Fostering the development and well-being of children and their families in Sarpy County.

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Parent Engagement and Involvement

Sarpy County Cooperative Head Start believes that you, as a parent and/or legal guardian, are the most important influence in your child's education and development. One of Head Start/Early Head Start’s goals is to support you in this role. Some of these opportunities include:
  • Participate in family focused activities - Family Fun Days, Literacy Nights, Health Fair, Week of the Young, End of the Year celebrations, HIM events, etc.
  • Develop and increase leadership skills
  • Participate in shared decision-making for planning and operation of the program through Policy Council
  • Automatically have membership in the Parent Committee Group at each center and/or program option
  • Assist in developing Parent Committee Calendar and/or Budget
  • Participate in developing activities with other parents
  • Participate in parent education /training classes
  • Gain valuable parenting skills
  • Learn more about community resources
  • Develop friendships with other parents, staff and community partners

We make information, experiences, and other resources available throughout the year that can make your job a little easier.