Mrs. Ophelia Gaines, Executive Director, Concerted Services, Inc. is proud to announce that Ms. Daphne Booth was named Head Start Staff of the Year for 2016-2017. Head Start is proudly administered by Concerted Services, Inc., your local community action agency, and operates Head Start in Appling, Atkinson, Bacon, Brantley, Candler, Charlton, Clinch, Coffee, Jeff Davis, Pierce, Toombs and Ware counties.

Ms. Booth is a Pre-K teacher at the Ware County Head Start Center and is entering her 12th year of teaching. “I love my job and the children and families we serve,” stated Ms. Booth upon hearing of her selection. “I am blessed to work for an agency and program that truly makes a difference in the lives of others.”

“Ms. Booth always goes above and beyond,” stated Dr. Shelli Tyre, Head Start Director. “An innovative educator, Ms. Booth works tirelessly to ensure that the children are ready for kindergarten. Anytime you visit her classroom you will see the children engaged, learning, and smiling.”

Ms. Booth is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Talmadge Booth of Manor. “On behalf of CSI, I wish to congratulate Ms. Booth,” stated Ophelia Gaines, Executive Director. “We are blessed to have a great Head Start staff.”

Pictured (l-r) 2015-16 Staff of the Year, Melissa Seifert, congratulates Daphne Booth., 2016-2017 Staff of the Year.

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