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Head Start Hiring Opportunities

Head Start Hiring Opportunities

Interested in being a part of Head Start? MARC Head Start is now hiring in Clay, Jackson and Platte counties for Lead Teachers and Teacher Associates throughout our network.  Explore the available opportunities that are available at the following programs: Cub Care...
Remembering Sister Corita Bussanmas

Remembering Sister Corita Bussanmas

At the age of 87, Sister Corita Bussanmas passed away on Saturday, March 27, 2021. Bussanmas was the co-founder of Operation Breakthrough. Operation Breakthrough is a direct service provider for early childhood services in partnership with the MARC Head Start program....
MARC Head Start celebrates National Parent Leadership Month

MARC Head Start celebrates National Parent Leadership Month

February is National Parent Leadership Month. The Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) Head Start Program and corresponding direct service providers — including school districts and community early learning centers — know that parents are some of our best community...
New Funding to Support Quality Improvement Initiatives

New Funding to Support Quality Improvement Initiatives

The Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families awarded Quality Improvement funds to Head Start Grantees in 2020. The intent of the funds is to enhance program efforts and activities that help better incorporate a trauma-informed...
Missouri Head Start Programs Highlighted in CDC Report

Missouri Head Start Programs Highlighted in CDC Report

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a report highlighting Head Start’s effective response in managing the spread of COVID-19. The study, which included Head Start grantees in Missouri, found programs have been successful at implementing...
Share Your Early Learning Story

Share Your Early Learning Story

MARC’s Early Learning Department and its Workforce Development Work Group want to hear your early learning story. We recognize that access to high-quality early childhood education programs can improve the lives of children and families. These programs also enrich the...