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Early Childhood

Head Start

Serving the families of Ashtabula County since 1965

Head Start

The Head Start Program is a free, comprehensive child and family development school readiness program available to income eligible families in Ashtabula County.   School readiness means that children are ready for school, families are ready to support their children’s learning, and schools are ready for children.

Head Start offers services to families with children ages 3-5 years old:

  • Home-based option
  • Personalized weekly home visits
  • Classroom-based options
  • Full day classrooms
  • Health and developmental screenings
  • Health and nutrition education
  • Parenting skills
  • Family engagement
  • Information and referral for area services
  • School readiness
  • Nine month program

Early Head Start

Part of the overall Head Start Program, Early Head Start provides a supportive learning experience for expectant mothers and infant and toddlers under three years of age. Trained staff help families and students prepare for and meet development benchmarks while making sure other support services are provided.

  • Home-based option
  • Personalized weekly home visits
  • Classroom-based option for children age 2 1/2
  • Full day classrooms
  • Health screenings
  • Developmental screenings
  • Health and nutrition education
  • Parenting skills
  • Family engagement
  • Information and referral for area services
  • Group socialization play time
  • School readiness
  • Year-round program

The Head Start Difference

  • Program provided at no cost to Ashtabula County families
  • Degreed and certified teachers and home visitors
  • Low teacher-to-child ratio
  • Supportive and enriching classroom environment
  • Classroom locations throughout Ashtabula County
  • Five-star rated Step Up to Quality (Ohio Department of Education based) classrooms
  • Research-based curriculum

 

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