about us

We are committed to strengthening Chicago Head Start, Early Head Start, child care and youth programs. One of the ways we demonstrate this commitment every day is by providing agency staff with resources and professional development. Search for Head Start guidelines, the latest training and more here.

mission

Our mission is to continue working with community partners as we connect Chicago residents and families to resources that build stability, support their well-being, and empower them to thrive.

Senior leadership

Cerathel Burgess-Burnett
Deputy Commissioner
Stacey Lind
Program Manager
Sharay Johnson
Manager of Family Support Programs

leadership

Areli Julian
Assistant Director
Zoraya Miranda
Assistant Director
Elaine Millsap Parker
Assistant Director
William Hill
Assistant Director

staff Point of Contact

Craig Zemke
Supervisor
Data
Berenice Vargas
Program Coordinator
Planning
Mara Martinez
Program Coordinator
Communications
Martuice Brooks
Supervisor
Planning & Communications
Jacinta Passamentt
Supervisor
Team A & D
Nicole Randolph
Supervisor
Team B & E
Tamela White
Supervisor
Quality

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