Head Start/Early Intervention

Early Head Start Program Components

  • Center-based services offered at three locations: Bethune Elementary, Charles Drew Family Resource Center, and Peters Elementary
  • Home-based services offered to families at home by Parent Educators

The Early Head Start Program offers

  • Healthy prenatal outcomes
  • Research-based curriculum
  • State certified teachers
  • Early childhood development
  • Ongoing monitoring assessment
  • Developmental screenings
  • Field trips
  • Social services
  • Medical and dental services
  • Infant mental health services
  • Nutrition services
  • Services for children with disabilities
  • Family and community partnership
  • Parent involvement
  • Male involvement group
  • Grandparent support group

Curriculum

The curricula used in the Early Head Start program to teach these skills include:

  • Creative Curriculum for Infant, Toddlers, and Twos
  • ABC Music and Me
  • Parents as Teachers

Assessment

  • BRIGANCE
  • Devereux Early Childhood Assessment
  • Teaching Strategies GOLD

Funding

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Administration of Children and Families