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What We Offer

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What Do Children Learn at

Tri-County Head Start?

Reading and writing through a wide variety of experiences. They learn about letter names and sounds.

Concepts related to mathematics. They practice classifying, ordering, patterning and counting with many kinds of materials.

To be active problem solvers as they use all kinds of materials to experiment and explore. Science areas and activities offer opportunities to try out ideas, make observations and do experiments.

To use their natural creativity. They explore art, music, movement and drama. We provide a wide variety of materials for expressing creative ideas and feelings.

Basic fine motor skills so important to future school work. They do this with construction toys, pegboards, play-dough, and art materials, to name a few. Children exercise developing gross motor skills.

Independence by making choices and decisions. They learn self help skills – hand washing, tooth brushing, setting the table, serving themselves at snack and lunch, dressing skills, cleaning up and so on are practiced so often they become routine.

To develop positive relationships with other children and adults. They learn about resolving conflicts in acceptable ways.

About other cultures and traditions. They learn there are many differences and similarities among people the world over.

Health and safety, children develop awareness about many topics including fire, poisons, and abuse prevention.

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We Support

Great Start Collaborative


Berrien County


Cass County


Van Buren County

Great Start Readiness Program


Berrien County


Cass County


Van Buren County

What We Offer

Dual Language Services

A language rich environment is established in each classroom to guide children through the stages of language acquisition.

Family Services

Families are the cornerstone of Head Start. The more involved parents are, the more their child will achieve.

Health Services

We assist families with obtaining health screenings for their children by providing onsite hearing, dental and vision clinics.

And So Much More!

Learn about our curriculum, health requirements, opportunities for goal setting and more!