The Virginia Head Start State Collaboration Project is administered through the Virginia Department of Education. It is located within the Office of Early Childhood. For more information, contact Taundwa Jeffries, Director, at 804-726-7468 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Additional information is available on the VDOE Website.
Head Start State and National Collaboration Offices (HSSNCOs) exist “to facilitate collaboration among Head Start/Early Head Start agencies and entities that carry out activities designed to benefit low income children from birth to school entry, and their families. HSSNCOs provide a structure and a process for the Office of Head Start (OHS) to work with state and local entities to leverage their common interests around young children and their families. Working together, they formulate, implement, and improve state and local policies and practices.
Methods by which HSSNCOs coordinate and lead efforts for diverse entities to work together include:
HSSNCOs facilitate collaboration among Head Start agencies and State and local entities as charged by the Office of Head Start in the Regional Office.
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