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Head Start California

Connecting, engaging, and advocating for our highest needs children.

aka California Head Start Association   |   Citrus Heights, CA   |  headstartca.org

Mission

We empower Head Start programs to reach their full potential through advocacy, professional development, networking, and collaboration.

Ruling year info

2004

Executive Director

Melanee Cottrill

Main address

PO Box 268

Citrus Heights, CA 95611 USA

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EIN

77-0412315

NTEE code info

Leadership Development (W70)

Kindergarten, Nursery Schools, Preschool, Early Admissions (B21)

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Programs and results

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Our programs

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Head Start California

Statewide Conferences including; Head Start California Annual Education Conference, Parent and Family Engagement Conference, Managers and Directors Institute, Health Institute, and Leadership & Wellness Symposium. Monthly e-newsletter and periodic updates, information & resources for the Head Start community. Advocacy at the state and federal levels and an annual Advocacy Day for the Head Start parents, teachers and staff at the State Capitol in Sacramento.

Population(s) Served
Academics
Caregivers
Families
Parents
Low-income people

Where we work

Our results

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Number of meetings with policymakers or candidates

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Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of individuals attending rallies or marches

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Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of individuals attending community events or trainings

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Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Number of community events or trainings held and attendance

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Context - describing the issue we work on

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

4 Conferences; 25 Cluster Meetings;10 Training Webinars; 2 Collaboration Events

Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Financials

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Head Start California

Board of directors
as of 06/10/2024
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Jodie Keller

E Center Head Start

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 6/10/2024

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

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Disability

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