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A New Focus on School Readiness

A New Focus on School Readiness

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Dr. Deborah Bergeron, director of the Office of Head Start (OHS), has announced a new focus on school readiness. In this short video, she discusses her expectations for Head Start programs to work with the public schools who will receive their Head Start children. She also explains how her experience as a public school administrator has given her a passion for school readiness.
Target Audience

This video is addressed to all Head Start program staff, with a particular emphasis on Head Start center directors.

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Select this link to view the video any time on-demand: https://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/about-us/article/leadership

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