BCFS Education Services has named Jamie Thompson as Director of Education. In this role, Thompson will work closely with the organization’s teachers and classroom staff, instituting evidence-based best practices for early education; conducting quality assessments to ensure concurrence with federal Head Start policies and procedures; and developing impactful programs that help young learners and their families prepare for kindergarten.
Thompson most recently worked with the U.S. Army’s Child, Youth and School Services, the Easter Seals Blake Foundation and Family Services Association, Inc. Her career has consistently focused on providing quality education services to young children and families.
“The exponential growth of BCFS Education Services is a testament to the high quality and effectiveness of our programs. Jamie will play a key role in ensuring we not only continue to meet, but exceed, the highest of standards in early education delivery,” said Kevin Dinnin, President & CEO of BCFS, the parent organization of BCFS Education Services.
Thompson has earned degrees in early childhood education from Penn Foster College, behavioral science from Bellevue University, and management from American Public University. BCFS Education Services operates Head Start programs throughout Texas. Head Start is a national program that promotes school readiness by enhancing the social and cognitive development of early learners, providing educational, health, nutritional, social and other services to enrolled children and families. BCFS Education Services is part of the global BCFS system of health and human service non-profit organizations.
“We are thrilled to have Jamie’s expertise and energy touch all our classrooms throughout Texas,” said BCFS Education Services Executive Director Cathi Cohen.
To learn more about BCFS Education Services, visit DiscoverBCFS.net/HeadStart.