Denver’s Great Kids Head Start complies with all federal and City and County of Denver regulations and has a Governing Board comprised of the Mayor, City Council, the Auditor, Career Services Authority, and Manager of Finance. Program Overview and Organizational Chart (PDF)
DGKHS provides a high quality comprehensive child development program to eligible children 3-5 years old and their families to prepare them intellectually, socially, emotionally, and physically for school and life. DGKHS focuses on the development of oral language and family literacy through ongoing trainings for parents and teachers.
In addition to a high quality pre-school education, every enrolled child also receives:
DKGHS embraces and encourages parental involvement by providing opportunities for parents to receive education on obtaining public health insurance and medical services, attend conferences, participate in program governance with the Policy Council and develop job and leadership skills.
These opportunities exist through classes and participation in a variety of committees including: