With the Delta variant surging, Denver has issued new public health orders requiring pre-K through 12th-grade students to wear masks at school and requiring city employees and some private-sector workers in high-risk settings to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
The Policy Council provides a system of shared governance through which parents have an active voice in policy making and program decisions. The Policy Council is responsible for the following areas, which impact the children and families of the Denver Great Kids Head Start program:
Policy Council for the Denver Great Kids Head Start program conducts meetings the fourth Wednesday of every month. At times, during the holidays, meetings may be rescheduled or omitted from the schedule. Council members will be informed, via email, of any schedule modifications.
MEETING PACKETS are posted two days before each meeting. Packets from the most recent 2 years, and the current year, will remain available online. If interested in packets not currently listed, just send an email with your request.
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Denver Great Kids Head Start embraces parents and community members as integral partners in its governance structure through the Head Start Policy Council.
Denver Public Schools
The Head Start Procedure Manual provides details and program guidelines around our philosophy, program design and management, enrollment, recruitment, selection, eligibility, attendance, school readiness, health, health, safety and fiscal management. Download the Procedure Manual.(PDF, 760KB)
Program governance in Denver Great Kids Head Start is shared between the Policy Council and a Governing Body, which is composed of the following various agencies of the City and County of Denver:
Staff ContactCaridad Nevarez
Fourth Wednesday of Each Month
5:45 - 7:15 p.m.
(Buffet Dinner, 5:15 p.m.)
3751 Martin Luther King Blvd, Denver, CO 80205
Inclement weather cancellations will be decided the same day by 3:30 p.m.