Category: Head Start News

Community Supports New Head Start Building

A community meeting to support a new home for Southern Ute Head Start will be held on Wednesday February 21 at 5:00 PM. Dinner will be served; a $6.00 donation for the food is suggested. Parents and staff at Southern Ute Head Start, and other community members, are coming together to help plan and fund […]

Rosanna Archuleta – Dec. ABCD Award Recipient

Rosanna Archuleta, Head Cook for the Southern Ute Head Start program, has been awarded the ABCD award for service Above and Beyond the Call of Duty. Rosanna was hired as Head Cook in August of 2017. She was immediately faced with having to provide breakfast, lunch and snacks for over 100 children every day with […]

Scott Halsband awarded the ABCD Award – March, 2017

Above and Beyond the Call of Duty Award goes to Scott H. for March, 2017 awarded on March 02, 2017. SUCAP congratulates Scott for his efforts to ensure that the health & safety needs of the program were met during the absence of a Safety Coordinator & Janitor. Scott coordinated work that needed to take […]

Friends of Ignacio Head Start

For 50 years the Southern Ute Montessori Headstart program has been providing quality educational services to families in La Plata County, Native and Non-Native alike. Today we are serving the families of 129 preschool children, toddlers and infants. The Friends of Ignacio HeadStart and Early Headstart need your help to build a new facility so […]

Child Passenger Safety Seats Available

Southern Ute Community Action Programs’ Child Passenger Safety program is pleased to be offering supportive services to families who drive with children in their vehicles. We can help ensure that children are being properly secured in a car seat or booster seat. Participants will learn Colorado state laws and best practices related to car seats and booster […]

Head Start Director Elected to NIHSDA

SUCAP’s Head Start/Early Head Start’s Division Director, Char Schank, has been elected as the Treasurer of the National Indian Head Start Director’s Association (NIHSDA). This organization’s purpose is to provide advocacy, leadership development, and professional growth opportunities, while preserving and respecting tribal identity. The National Indian Head Start Directors Association is the nation’s leading voice […]