Our Mission, Vision, and Core Values

Mission Statement

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New Castle County Head Start, Inc. is dedicated to enhancing the cognitive, social, emotional and physical well being of children and families in New Castle County, Delaware. The agency provides quality early care and educational programs for children ages birth to 5 years, as well as supportive family services in partnership with parents and their communities.

Vision Statement

New Castle County Head Start, Inc. strives to be a model collaborative, early education agency promoting individual growth and personal achievement for children and their families.

Core Values

The following core values reflect the agency’s relationship with our children, parents, staff, Board of Directors, Policy Council members, collaborative partners, volunteers and community:

CHILD, PARENT AND FAMILY DEVELOPMENT
We embrace and support the growth and self-actualization of everyone involved with New Castle County Head Start, Inc.

RESPECT
We strive to treat all with care, compassion, dignity, equality and trust.

COMMUNICATION
We encourage on-going, open and honest expression of all points of view.

DIVERSITY
We welcome a broad representation of experiences, perspectives and cultures.