Applications Days for Head Start Pre-K September 2015 Enrollment Under Way

Head Start Pre-K is accepting enrollment applications for the 2015-2016 school year.

The program’s goal is promoting school readiness through hands-on learning experiences, active play, and nutritious meals and snacks.

Staff includes teachers with masters or bachelor’s degrees in education, teaching assistants, classroom aides, family advocates, cooks and nurses.

Head Start looks to partner with families and encourages parent involvement.

Families may apply for enrollment by attending an application day being held in April.

For dates, times and locations, families may call the program’s main number, (315) 598-4711, for more information or to schedule an application for enrollment.

Waiting lists are maintained for openings that may occur throughout the school year.

Head Start Pre-K enrolls 3- and 4-year-old children and is provided at no cost to families that meet income eligible guidelines.

Head Start is the longest running national school-readiness program in the United States.

In Oswego County, Head Start Pre-K enrolls 239 children at eight centers.

Oswego County Opportunities operates the Head Start program.

OCO is a non-profit agency that has been supporting communities throughout Oswego County since 1966.

OCO is a United Way of Greater Oswego County member agency.