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Hancock County Policies
The Hancock County EHS/HS/Pre-K
celebrate Dr. Seuss' Birthday
The National Education Association’s Read Across America is an annual reading motivation and awareness program that calls for every child in every community to celebrate reading on March 2, the birthday of beloved children’s author Dr. Seuss.Hancock County Early Head Start/ Head Start & Pre-K celebrated Dr. Seuss's birthday and Read Across America Day by participating in a variety of literacy activities throughout the week which focused on Dr. Seuss books while promoting a love for reading. [Read more...]
On February 15th, the Early Head Start/Head Start/Pre-K Family Service staff hosted the monthly Parent Meeting and the Soul Train Extravaganza spearheaded by Family Service Advocates, Deloris Bell, Gary Hill, Shontorial Gilbert, and Tocarra McClain and the following Parent Activity Committee Members: Tiffany Evans, Lemekia Winkfield, Jalissa Health, Mattie West, and Shateviah Ransom. [Read more...]
Hancock County Early Head Start/Head Start & Pre-K was accepted to the National Center of Early Childhood Health and Wellness - UCLA Health Care Institute Training. The National Center received a record breaking number of applications and Hancock County EHS/HS was chosen to participate in the institute to improve the health of the staff, families and children. [Read more...]
Winter Wonderland Whimsical Tales
Again, the Hancock County Head Start monthly parent meeting was the talk of the town. Families came out and enjoyed “Winter Wonderland Whimsical Tales,” with focus on literacy and learning. A warm fireside welcome was given by Pre-K students and teachers, Ms. TaNekia Simmons and Ms. Santina Wiley. Mrs. Gwendolyn Jefferson Reeves mesmerized the audience with her delightful storytelling of “Twas the Night Before Christmas”. With the help of the children role playing and the most colorful props, Mrs. Reeves made the characters come to life and ended with “HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO ALL, AND TO ALL A GOOD- NIGHT." [Read more...]
Million Men School Day
The Million Men School Day is an opportunity for men to show their commitment to the educational lives of their children throughout the school year. This is a national initiative that was created by the Black Star Project that begun in 2004, fathers and other significant male caregivers across the country and around the world has been asked to participate in their child’s education. This day is the beginning of a year-long commitment of men to their children’s educational success. [Read more...]
8:00 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.
Monday - Friday
The Hancock County Early Head Start & Head Start/Pre-K program vision is to educate families and children by providing a diverse learning experience.
Philosophy, Goals, and Objectives
Hancock County Head Start Program is based on the premise that all children share certain needs and can benefit from a comprehensive developmental program focusing on promoting school readiness through positive social and education skills. This program is tailored to fit the needs of the local community and families involved as well as to maximize the unique experiences of each child’s desire to become lifelong learners. Head Start supports and encourages parental involvement and provides comprehensive services to enhance family development in the following areas: Health, Mental Health, Disabilities, Literacy, Nutrition, Education, Transportation, Family Support, Community Partnerships, and Parent Involvement. [Read more]