Pacific Oaks played an important role in the launch of Head Start in 1965. Today, PO alumna and former Children’s School teacher Ruth Anne Hammond is contributing to the program’s continued success.
“Our returning adults make a purposeful decision about their education, about life changes, so they tend to be very motivated students. They have a lot of work experience and bring a certain amount of credibility to the classroom. Their histories and backgrounds and cultures are assets that contribute to learning.”