CIEDC Head Start leaders attend state
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[JULY 10, 2006]
The CIEDC Head Start director, Sarah Puls of
Lincoln, and the assistant director, Lindsay Wilken of Greenview,
attended the Illinois Head
Start Association's annual conference for directors June 7-9.
The conference was themed "Walk the Line: Maintaining Your Balance
in Unbalanced Times." Puls and Wilken attended workshops about
topics such as supervision, dental care and the program review
"I'm very happy that our staff was able to attend this
statewide event," said Angela Stoltzenburg, CIEDC executive
director. "It is important that we communicate with other Head Start
programs and the state office to ensure that we are maintaining best
practices for a successful program."
The CIEDC Head Start program enrolls 338 children in a six-county
service area. Head Start prepares children for kindergarten. The
program also provides activities for parents and children, daily
nutritious snacks and meals, dental screenings, vision screenings,
behavioral screenings, and more.
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CIEDC is a Community Action agency that serves children, elderly
and low-income families in Fulton, Mason, Logan, Menard, Piatt and
DeWitt counties. Head Start applications are being accepted now for
the new school year. Interested parents can call the corporate
office at (217) 732-2159 for more information.
[Central Illinois Economic Development
Corp. news release]