Welcome to the Reach-Up Head Start blog! Here you will find information about our programs, stories from our staff and families, mental health resources, news and event information, our virtual wellness room, and more.

Staff Stories – Ana: Lead Teacher

Ana Chavana joined the Reach-Up team in 2022 as a Preschool Teacher. Prior to joining our team, Ana returned to school to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education.…

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Staff Stories – Barb: Lead Teacher

Bara Schwankl has been part of the Reach-Up team since 2013. She worked with us as a Substitute Teacher, then was promoted to Assistant Teacher, and now has been a…

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Staff Stories – Katelyn: Early Head Start Teacher

Katelyn Maday has been a teacher at Reach-Up since 2019, where she has spent time as both a Head Start Teacher and Early Head Start Teacher. Prior to joining our…

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Family Stories – Veronica

Veronica has been utilizing Reach-Up Head Start services since 2022. She has benefited from a variety of our offerings including in-home services, nutrition services, and mental health services. “Working with…

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Family Stories – Timothy & Bethany

Timothy & Bethany have been part of the Reach-Up Head Start program for more than ten years now. Although they only have one child in the program full-time right now,…

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