The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi and Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan, Inc. began the Pokagon Band Head Start Program in 1998.
The Inter-Tribal Council's Head Start programs are dedicated to providing and advocating for quality services through a holistic approach of developmentally-appropriate, family-centered, and culturally-relevant services to promote strong, healthy families.
Some of the services the Head Start program provides to the enrolled children and families are:
- Physical and mental health education
- Developmental screenings
- Potawatomi language and culture
- Parent participation
- Community collaboration
- Kindergarten readiness