Children Ages 0 to 5 years Can Receive a Variety of Services.  

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Monterey County Office of Education

Leadership, Support and Service to Prepare All Students for Success

Dr. Deneen Guss, County Superintendent of Schools

Head Start Enrolling Students for Next School Year

Head Start Enrolling Students for Next School Year

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Contact:  Jessica Hull / Communications and Public Relations Officer           831.784.4245 (o), 209.679.4858 (c)

                 Lizbeth Gomez / ERSEA, Data and Technology Coordinator           831.755.6490 (o)


Salinas, Calif. – Monterey County Office of Education Head Start Program is currently recruiting for preschool children for the 2016-2017 program year. Families with children ages 0 to 5 are encouraged to apply. Preschool classes will begin in August 2016. Home based services for children ages 0-3 will begin in July.

Head Start provides an education program for preschool children ages 3-5 years. Children with special needs or disabilities are welcome. Every child enrolled in Head Start is involved in a variety of learning experiences which fosters intellectual, social, and emotional growth. Such experiences include:

  • Large Group Activities
  • Small Group Activities
  • Outdoor Play for physical development
  • Breakfast, family style lunches and/or snack

In Head Start, children learn to:

  • Become socially and personally confident.
  • Become effective learners in early literacy, writing and math.
  • Develop self-confidence and initiative.


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Head Start Flyer