Manchester Head Start's Mission is:
To build partnerships with families and the community
To support health and life-long learning
To ensure that the educational environment is developmentally appropriate for each child
To respect and empower children and their families through education and parent involvement
To Celebrate Diversity.
In 1965 President Johnson announced Project Head Start. Beginning as a summer program dedicated to fighting the war on poverty. The program has helped millions of children get a "head start". Today Head Start programs coninue their core mission of assisting the most vulnerable children and families wherever they reside.
Engaging and Empowering Communities
The Manchester Head Start program is a high-quality, comprehensive child development program, providing a foundation that enables children and families to achieve their full potential.