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“It just gives them opportunities that they may not have because our parents are low income and they usually can’t afford a program like this,
” Head Start Teacher Dena Haag said.
Grand Junctions program has two teachers per classroom to work with students. During the government shutdown in October the teachers continued to work on a volunteer basis without knowing when or if their pay would return.
“I like when the light goes off in their eyes and you see that they’ve learned and they’ve coped and they have adjusted because sometimes when they come into our program at three years old they are shy and quiet and have never been around strangers,
” Haag said.
There were also about 12 Mesa County companies at the fair today showing their support and giving out more information. Head Start is encouraging families to enroll for the 2014 2015 school year as soon as possible.