Janet Sheckles Retires After 22 Years With Head Start

Article By:  Rachael Thompson and Nicole Smith

Newsletter   |   Feb 10, 2020

Janet Sheckles started with Central KY Community Action Head Start on August 17th, 1998, as a Family Advocate. She then moved to Center Manager and later became the Health and Nutrition Manager. Janet has impacted the lives of thousands of families during her 22 years with Head Start.

Janet is a loving daughter, a wonderful wife to her husband Carl, and an amazing mother to her daughter Kyra. Janet endlessly serves our Community, serving on the Industrial Foundation Board, Heartland Coalition and the Lions Club. She has made numerous partnerships that have become vital to our organization. Janet also initiated the hat and coat drive, that serves hundreds of children in the Head Start Program.

Janet has not only become of crucial part of the Head Start Staff, but family to everyone here at Central KY Community Action Council. As a Head Start alumni, she has been with Head Start throughout her entire life and the truly embodies the essence of everything our organization prides themselves on being.