Penny began her career as LBJ&C Head Start's Director in August, 2019. Penny has been with the program since August, 1991. The majority of Penny's time with Head Start has been spent as the agencies Program Manager. Penny is proud to begin her journey as Director, and grateful for the opportunity to work with the families and community members of the Upper Cumberland.

​Distinctive Competencies

Since its inception in 1965, the success of Head Start has been grounded in general values. These values frame all our work, whether our focus is on optimizing child health, enhancing our facilities, assessing our communities, pursuing strategic goals - or creating, expanding and enriching school readiness initiatives.

Meet the Assistant Director India Dial

India began her career as LBJ&C Head Start's Assistant Director in October 2023.  India has been with the program since October 2013. India has worked as the ERSEA/Transition Specialist and Program Manager for the majority of the time with the Agency. She looks forward to continue working with the children, families, and community in another way.


About Us


L.B.J.& C. Head Start believes that all children and their families share certain needs and can benefit from a comprehensive child development program.

High quality services will enable children to achieve school readiness and success in life. We will succeed with involvement and commitment on the part of everyone: parents, employees, concerned citizens, local education agencies, and organizations in the community. 

Meet the Director Penny Meadows