OCAP members gather, set plans for new year

first_img Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… OCAP members gather, set plans for new year Print Article Published 11:00 pm Thursday, September 22, 2011 Book Nook to reopen The representatives from the Pike County Head Start centers are Tobiah Jones, Brundidge, and Katie Smith-Johnson, Troy.The remaining members of the policy council are either from government and civic agencies, retired teachers or members of the business community.The purpose of the policy council is to keep abreast of the policies and procedures related to the Head Start program and to develop a budget within the guidelines for eligibility for grant funding.“The policy council also votes on the hiring of staff members once the necessary information has been gathered and a background check is completed,” McFarland said. Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Around the WebDoctor: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Health VideosIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthBet You’re Pretty Curious About Jaden’s Net Worth Right About Now, HuhBradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Email the author Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Skipcenter_img OCAP Incorporated Head Start hosted a combination meet-and-greet and training event for Roberts Rules of Order Thursday morning at OCAP in Troy.Harriet McFarland, Head Start director, said the event was an opportunity for the new policy council members to meet each other before they elect officers. It was also a chance for them to meet governmental and civic representatives who attended the event.Pike County Commissioner Homer Wright attended the meet- and-greet and presented McFarland a check in the amount of $300. McFarland expressed appreciation to Wright for his interest and support of the Head Start program.“Fifty-one percent of the policy council is made up of parents who currently have children enrolled in Head Start,” McFarland said. “We have 12 Head Start centers in eight counties, Bullock, Butler, Coffee, Conecuh, Crenshaw, Dale, Monroe and Pike and we have a representative on the policy council from each of the centers.” You Might Like Counterfeit bills put merchants on alert Twenty minutes after a man attempted to pass a counterfeit $100 bill at the Brundidge Piggly Wiggly Tuesday afternoon, a… read more Head Start is a program of the United States Department of Health and Human Services that provides comprehensive education, health, nutrition and parent involvement services to low-income children and their families.Launched in 1965, Head Start was originally conceived as a catch-up summer school program that would teach low-income children in a few weeks what they needed to know to start kindergarten. Experience showed that six weeks of preschool couldn’t make up for five years of poverty. The Head Start Act of 1981 expanded the program.Head Start is one of the longest-running programs to address systemic poverty in the United States. Sponsored Content By The Penny Hoarder Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day By Jaine Treadwell Latest Stories Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kitslast_img

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