Capstone Community Action hires new Head Start Director, Christy Swenson-Robertson
Capstone Community Action hires new Head Start Director, Christy Swenson-Robertson in February
For Immediate Release
Contact: Yvonne Lory, Capstone Community Action
Phone: (802) 479-1053
(Barre, VT) Capstone Community Action announced today that Christy Swenson-Robertson was hired in February as the new Head Start Director. This position has an important role in fulfilling the Capstone leadership team.
Christy has over 30 years of experience providing direct service for children and families. She has an extensive background as a speech-language pathologist and specialties in autism spectrum disorder and developmental verbal dyspraxia. Christy was appointed the interim Head Start Director in November 2016.
Dan H. Hoxworth, Executive Director of Capstone Community Action stated “I am delighted to have Christy on our senior management team and leading our largest department. She has already demonstrated outstanding leadership in her interim role. Christy has successfully worked to initiate the Dosage and Duration Grant that is fully funded for a new Head Start Child Development Center in Morrisville. She continues to work collaboratively with Capstone colleagues to further utilize her expertise and strengthen this organization’s impact on the community.”
Capstone Community Action was founded in 1965 and works to alleviate the suffering caused by poverty and to create economic opportunity for people and communities. Capstone’s programs include emergency food assistance, emergency heat and utility assistance, housing counseling including homelessness intervention, transportation assistance, community economic development, and child and family development programs in Early Head Start/Head Start. We serve more than 15,000 people through these programs each year. http://www.capstonevt.org.