News Release

Opportunities for Otsego Awarded $4.6 Million for Early Childhood Education

Opportunities for Otsego Awarded $4.6 Million for Early Education 

04.08.2024 - Oneonta

U.S. Rep. Marc Molinaro (NY-19) announced Opportunities for Otsego will receive $4,691,836 to support its Head Start program.

These funds are available through the Head Start and Early Head Start programs, and administered by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). They will be used to support Opportunities for Otsego's Head Start program, which provides comprehensive early childhood education, health, nutrition, and parent involvement services to children ages birth to five from low-income families.

Dan Maskin, CEO for Opportunities for Otsego said, “We are always pleased and proud to be able to provide Head Start programming to low-income families in Otsego County. We have received continued high marks from program reviewers regarding early childhood development as well as financial management excellence as is demonstrated on annual independent audits. We look forward to another great year with Head Start and thank Congressman Molinaro for his vital support."

Rep. Molinaro said, “I’m proud to announce more funding for critical early education programming across Upstate New York. Now, more children will have access to high-quality education and these effective programs will be able to extend their reach throughout our communities.”


Read the full News Release from Congressman Molinaro's Office

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