Leadership

Ann Linehan - photoAnn Linehan is the Acting Director of the Office of Head Start (OHS). She has held senior management positions with OHS for 15 years and served as the deputy director since 2011.

Ann began her career as a special needs teacher for medically fragile children. She served nearly a decade as the executive director of a Massachusetts nonprofit agency that provided Head Start and child care services in eight communities. She holds undergraduate degrees in sociology and psychology and a master's in education from Boston State.


OHS Organization

OHS has 12 Regional Offices that support the administration of grants, oversight, and T/TA. These offices are located in:

  • Boston, MA
  • New York, NY
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Chicago, IL
  • Kansas City, MO
  • Dallas, TX
  • Denver, CO
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Seattle, WA

The Regional Offices for American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) and Migrant and Seasonal Head Start (MSHS) programs are located in Washington, DC .