Tagged: head start

Dr. Bettye Caldwell: Education Visionary

by Dwain Hebda 8/15/2016 12:00 am

Baylor graduate with masters from the University of Iowa and doctorate from Washington University, St. Louis … former director of Children’s Center at Syracuse University … collaborative enrichment program with Dr. Julius Richmond at Syracuse became the foundation for Head Start … principal of Kramer School in Little Rock … longtime faculty member at UALR becoming distinguished professor of early childhood education and distinguished professor emeritus … Ladies Home Journal Woman of the Year, 1978.

Arkansas Fatherhood and Family Initiative Supports Dedicated Dads

by Dwain Hebda 10/28/2014 12:00 am

Children aren’t the only ones who need role models: Arkansas Fatherhood and Family Initiative works to support and educate men to become more engaged, dedicated dads. Join the group on Nov. 1 for a march and rally at the State Capitol Building.

AIA Citation Award: Green River Community Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/19/2011 12:00 am

The Green River Community Center addresses the social and economic needs for an impoverished community of 900 people and serves a large rural area as well. As a catalyst to revitalize the city, it is both the community’s gathering place and a welcome center for numerous tourists, who visit the nearby Arches National Park.