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ERIC Number: ED020802
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Mar-7
Pages: 21
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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MAKING WAVES, DENVER HEAD START.
Denver Opportunity, CO.
THIS DOCUMENT PROVIDES A DESCRIPTIVE SURVEY OF PROJECT HEAD START ACTIVITIES IN DENVER, COLORADO. THE PRIMARY EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAM ARE CITED AS (1) CONCEPT DEVELOPMENT THROUGH EXPERIENCES IN AN ENLARGED ENVIRONMENT, (2) SELF-CONCEPT DEVELOPMENT THROUGH SUCCESSFUL INTERACTION WITH TEACHERS AND WITH PEERS, AND (3) THE DEVELOPMENT OF LANGUAGE FACILITY. THE ROLES OF TEACHERS AND TEACHER AIDES AND THE OPPORTUNITIES FOR STAFF SELF-EVALUATION AND SELF-IMPROVEMENT ARE DESCRIBED. SUPPLEMENTARY SERVICES AVAILABLE TO PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS ARE ENUMERATED AS (1) SPEECH THERAPY, (2) MEDICAL AND DENTAL SERVICES, (3) PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES, AND (4) SOCIAL SERVICES. A DESCRIPTION IS PROVIDED OF THE NUTRITION PROGRAM WHICH IS OPERATED IN THE 41 DENVER HEAD START CENTERS. THE RECRUITMENT OF VOLUNTEER WORKERS AND THE IMPORTANT FUNCTION OF VOLUNTEERS IN THE OVERALL PROGRAM ARE CONSIDERED. THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE DENVER PROGRAM OF PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT ARE ENUMERATED, AND A UNIQUE CAMPING PROGRAM FOR PARENTS IS DESCRIBED. THE FINAL SECTION OF THIS DOCUMENT IS CONCERNED WITH THE FUTURE OF HEAD START IN DENVER. THREE APPENDIXES CONTAIN ELIGIBILITY GUIDELINES FOR HEAD START PARTICIPATION AND LISTINGS OF COORDINATING STAFF MEMBERS AND OF DENVER DELEGATE AGENCIES AND PROGRAM CENTERS. (JS)
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Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Denver Opportunity, CO.
Identifiers: COLORADO; Colorado (Denver); PROJECT HEAD START