Sign up now for Head Start Pre-K

Head Start Pre-K is accepting enrollment applications for the 2014-2015 school year.

In Fulton, Head Start Pre-K is available at three different locations. Classes are 3 ½ hours in length, with morning and afternoon sessions.

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

All teachers have either master’s degrees or bachelor’s degrees in education.

Staff also includes teaching assistants, classroom aides, family advocates, cooks and nurses.

Families may apply for enrollment by attending “Application Day” from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, April 7 at the Fulton Municipal Building, South First Street, Fulton.

Families also may call 598-7689 or 598-4711 to schedule an application time.

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 eligibility guidelines.

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

In Oswego County, Head Start Pre-K enrolls 224 children at seven centers located throughout the county.

Oswego County Opportunities, Inc operates the Head Start program. OCO is a non-profit agency that has been supporting communities throughout Oswego County since 1966. It is a United Way of Greater Oswego County member agency. Visit oco.org for more information.

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