The Website Review Committee is a group of individuals dedicated to the development and continuous improvement of our website.  Our goal is to keep the content of the website up to date and relevant for our communities, families, and staff.  We want our website to reflect our commitment to...
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The Wellness Committee is a group of individuals who are committed to invoking positive change and growth within the members of TCHS. Our goal is to promote wellness through various facets such as physical health, mental health, and lifestyle quality.  Membership to this committee is open to all staff...
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This committee was formed to develop a strategic plan for each leadership role within TCHS and what would be needed to replace a leadership role. Each department of TCHS will create a specific binder including crucial information, how-to manuals, and a breakdown of what is completed each month.  This...
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Head Start programs must conduct a Self-Assessment of our agency’s effectiveness and progress in meeting program goals and objectives and in implementing Federal Regulations. The Self-Assessment must measure the agency’s strengths and areas of growth, allowing for continuous improvement of the program to enhance impact for children, families, and...
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This committee was formed for a place where staff can come together to review all TCHS policies and procedures monthly to ensure TCHS remains compliant with laws/regulations and takes staff’s ideas into consideration for changes.  This committee is lead by Samantha Webb (Human Resources Manager) and Marybeth Johnson (Human...
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This committee was formed to help discover locations where TCHS services are needed, potential center locations, build community relationships and provide a communication loop with staff, families, and the community. This committee is led by Chanda Hillman (COE/Executive Director) and has participants that include employees, board members, policy council...
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The Health Services Advisory Committee (HSAC) is a committee that supports children’s healthy development. This committee is a requirement of the Head Start Program Performance Standards.  The committee is led by the Health Services Director and its members may include our local health departments, nurses, physicians, dentists, nutrition, mental...
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The ERSEA Committee, led by Stacey Knuth (RESEA Manager) is a bi-monthly meeting that discusses Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment, and Attendance, and is required by the Head Start Performance Standards. To join, you can send an email to Stacey Knuth requesting an invitation
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The Emergency Preparedness Committee was developed to offer input on the Emergency Preparedness Plan (EEP). The EEP is a comprehensive document that provides guidance to Tri-County Head Start (TCHS) staff if an emergency arises.  This committee meets annually to review, and update changed to the EEP.  The Health Services...
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This committee was formed to get the input from staff and community members of where our communities need TCHS services the most. They will review data gathered from community partners and families.  This committee is led by Chanda Hillman (CEO/Executive Director) and consists of TCHS Board/PC members, community partners...
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This committee was formed as a place for staff to learn and grow to combat systemic racism in the communities we serve. Membership to this committee is reserved for interested staff who have attended the ERACCE 2 ½ day training and is lead by Olivia Barney (EHS Teacher) Elizabeth...
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Tri-County Head Start will reach it’s 50th year of serving the community in February 2022. To plan and coordinate activities in celebration, the 50th Anniversary Committee was formed. This committee is open to all staff, TCHS families, Board and Policy Council members who are interested in helping to plan...
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