The Family Room Blog

October is Head Start Awareness Month!

October 7, 2021 | Bernadine Futrell, Director, Office of Head Start
Head Start programs partner with families to help America’s children succeed in school and in life. Serving more than a million children from birth to 5 each year, Head Start programs are integral contributors to the…

Renewing our commitment to inclusive early childhood programs and practices

July 13, 2021 | Katie Hamm, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Early Childhood Development, Office of Early Childhood Development
ACF and the Office of Early Childhood Development is committed to serving the needs of children with disabilities and their families.

Early Childhood Health and Well-being Partnerships for Shared Learning, Action, and Impact

January 13, 2021 | Dr. Deborah Bergeron, Director, OHS & ECD
ACF’s Office of Early Childhood Development (ECD) convened the Early Childhood Health and Well-being Federal Leadership Group in 2020 to focus on improving outcomes for young children and their…

Happy Birthday ECD! The Journey is Just Getting Started!

October 2, 2020 | Dr. Deborah Bergeron, Director, ECD
ACF's Office of Early Childhood Development (ECD) is committed to engaging partners in meaningful ways and bringing unlikely partners together to push our thinking and engage in shared learning and shared action for shared…