Tuition-Free Preschools

Head Start

Key Features:

  • Children of all abilities can participate in the program
  • Programs are available for 3 and 4-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 4-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

ADA & Accessibility

Our School Strives To Ensure Our Website Is Accessible To All Our Visitors 

Washtenaw ISD is committed to providing a website that is fully accessible and we are currently in the process of developing a new website to better meet the needs of our customers. Our new website will include improvements to ADA compliance and accessibility, and during this transition, we remain committed to maintaining our existing website's accessibility and usability. 

ADA Compliance

Non Discrimination

It is the policy and commitment of the Washtenaw Intermediate School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, height, weight, familial status, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any legally protected characteristic, in its educational programs, activities, admissions, or employment policies in accordance with Title IX of the 1972 Educational Amendments, executive order 11246 as amended, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and all other pertinent state and Federal regulations.

Non Discrimination Information

Title IX Coordinator ADA and Title IX Coordinator
Brian Marcel
Associate Superintendent
1819 S. Wagner Road 
Ann Arbor, MI  48103
(734) 994-8100 ext. 1402
Cassandra Harmon-Higgins
Executive Director, HR & Legal Services
1819 S. Wagner Road 
Ann Arbor, MI  48103
(734) 994-8100 ext. 1311