Northern Panhandle Head Start, Inc.

Northern Panhandle Head Start, Inc.

Joint Board of Directors and Policy Council Meeting Held

To encourage communication among the governing bodies, that being the Board of Directors and the Policy Council, a joint meeting is held twice a year, typically in December and May.  The December meeting is held in conjunction with a training of the roles and responsibilites of the membership and provides a detailed understanding of the program operations.  The focus for May is the annual corporation meeting.

To learn more about becoming a board member, read more information as provided on the agency's website and contact Marlene Midget, Executive Director, 304.233.3290 or for further discussion.

The Policy Council membership is made up of representatives (currently enrolled parents) elected from (center) parent committees throughout the program as well as community professionals/individuals.  To learn more about serving on the Policy Council as a community representative, contact Janel Taylor, Family & Community Partnerships Coordinator, 304.233.3290 or

Visit the ECLKC (Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center) website to read more about the management and administrative functions of a Head Start program.