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Our Vision:

Every child in Washtenaw County enters school ready to succeed.

Head Start

Key Features:

  • Children of all abilities can participate in the program
  • Programs are available for three and four year old children
  • Certified teachers in Early Childhood Education
  • 2 teachers for every 16 students
  • Research-based curriculum that includes health, safety, literacy and social development
  • A mix of full and part day programs are available
  • Childcare to extend the day is available at some programs
  • Transportation is available for some programs
  • Meals and snacks are provided in all programs
  • Parent involvement is encouraged and supported through classroom volunteering, parent meetings and activities

Great Start Readiness Program

Key Features:

  • Children of all abilities can participate in the program
  • Programs are available for four year olds only
  • Certified teachers in Early Childhood Education
  • 2 teachers for every 16 students
  • Research-based curriculum that includes health, safety, literacy and social development
  • A mix of full and part day programs are available
  • Childcare to extend the day is available at most programs
  • Transportation is available for some programs
  • Meals and snacks are provided depending on the time and length of the program
  • Parent involvement is encouraged and supported through classroom volunteering, parent meetings and activities
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