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Serving Cherokee, Clay, Graham, and Swain Counties, NC.

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Race to the Top

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Project Overview

North Carolina was awarded funds to implement several key initiatives to improve early learning and development programs and state systems supporting young children who are disadvantaged. Among these initiatives is a project activity that will create family engagement technical assistance “hubs” across the state, leveraging the expertise of NC Head Start and Early Head Start programs to lead them. Four Square Head Start received the award as the technical assistance hub for Haywood, Jackson, and Swain counties.

Technical Assistance

Technical assistance support will focus on effective strategies for working with families with intentionality and purpose to:

  • Nurture within parents, an active and ongoing interest in their children’s development
  • Become or remain regularly involved with activities of their children’s childcare program
  • Establish effective methods of ongoing, two-way communication
  • Support successful transitions of children into other preschool programs or kindergarten

It's not only children who grow. Parents do too. As much as we watch to see what our children do with their lives, they are watching us to see what we do with ours. I can't tell my children to reach for the sun. All I can do is reach for it, myself. --Joyce Maynard

Support Services

  • Coaching/Mentoring
  • On-Site Visits
  • Peer Networking

Training/Workshops

Free training forums will be available to all licensed early childhood education programs in Haywood, Jackson, and Swain counties. These sessions will equip providers with the necessary knowledge, skills and resources to positively engage the families in their early childhood programs.

  • October 15, 2013 - Bryson City Head Start Center
  • October 17, 2013 - Jackson County Family Resource Center
  • October 22, 2013 - Regional Center for the Advancement of Children (also known as Haywood Comm. College child care center)
  • February 1, 2014 – Jackson County Family Resource Center
  • May 8, 2014 - Jackson County Family Resource Center

5 contact hrs; Lunch provided

Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge Initiative Contacts

  • Pam McDonald - Family Engagement Project Specialist
  • Linda Truett - Family & Community Partnership Specialist

Contact Us

Phone: 828.321.4475/828.321.4209 ext.31
Email: foursqhs@frontier.com
Website: foursquarecommunityactioninc

Four Square Community Action
Mozelle Sitton
Head Start Director
61 Milton
Mashburn Drive
Andrews, NC 28901


NC Family Engagement Standards Project
A Race to the Top – ELC Grant Initiative
 Administered by Four Square Head Start

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