Migrant / Seasonal Head Start


Educational Services Update – November 2022

The Educational Services department has been busy for the past month. We have been supporting quite a few schools and districts with professional learning opportunities, ...

Migrant / Seasonal Head Start Update – October 2022

Migrant Head Start is winding down its regular season of childcare which ends October 28th. They are currently recruiting for their Winter program. Last month the ...
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Migrant Head Start Families Visit Watsonville Library

Our Migrant Head Start families saunter off after a long day at work to explore the treasures of the Watsonville Library Children’s Room.
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Farmworker Families Explore the Rich Resources of the Watsonville Library

Migrant Head Start parents toured the beautiful Watsonville Library and families obtained their very first library cards for their toddlers and preschoolers.
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Their Very First Diplomas!

Twenty five children who attend our local Migrant Head Start program received applause, school supplies and a diploma.
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Maria Fátima Castro Honored with 2016 Plate of Bounty Award from the National Migrant and Seasonal Head Start Association

The Plate of Bounty Award was bestowed on Maria Fátima Castro by the National Migrant and Seasonal Head Start Association.
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Treasures of the Library Discovered by Farm Worker Families

Our program served 165 children this year, providing childcare for babies, toddlers and preschoolers in local family childcare homes.
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Trains, Planes, Cars… and a Toaster?

Over one hundred quaint, wooden toys were donated to the Santa Cruz Migrant/Seasonal Head Start program this week by the Santa Cruz Toymakers organization.
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Paper Gardens Bloom at the COE

The popular children’s books, “Planting a Rainbow” and “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” by Lois Ehlert were read to inspire teachers to create art that reflect ...
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New Child Care Services Available for North County Migrant Workers

Our mission at Central California Migrant/Seasonal Head Start is to ease the transition of farm worker families into our community and to encourage the love ...