Hope Adame Wins National Head Start Administrator of the Year

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Hope Adame (center) at Childcare Pow-wow last spring.

(MAYETTA) Hope Adame, director of the PBPN Early Childhood Education Center, has been named the National Administrator of the Year by the National Head Start Association.

She was first selected for the honor by the Kansas Head Start Association and then competed with other Region VII Head Start Association  administrators from Iowa, Nebraska and Missouri.  Last week she learned that she had won the honor over all nominees in the United States.

Adame will first be honored in Kansas on January 15 at the Webster Conference Center in Salina, Kansas and then attend the NHSA Conference in Washington, D.C. from March 29 to April 2. where she will recognized for  her achievements and services that were contributed during the 2013-2014 school year.

The Head Start Association is a non-profit organization that supports and strengthens Kansas early learning programs through advocacy, professional development and leadership.