Raising the Bar Across the Curriculum ...
READ, WRITE, & LEARN!
Hancock County Policies
Georgia Pre-K Week 2017
Every year during the first week of October, the state of Georgia recognizes its Pre-K program. Hundreds of state and local leaders celebrated the 25th birthday of Georgia’s Pre-K Program by reading to Georgia’s youngest learners from October 2 – 6 as part of Georgia Pre-K Week 2017. The goal of Pre-K week is to emphasize the importance of quality early childhood education by providing opportunities for leaders to engage with Pre-K classrooms in local communities. [Read more...]
TO IMPROVE STUDENT OUTCOME
Great teachers help create great students. In fact, research shows that an inspiring and informed teacher is the most important school-related factor influencing student achievement, so it is critical to pay close attention to how we train and support both new and experienced educators. The best teacher-preparation emphasize subject-matter mastery and provide many opportunities for teachers to participate in professional development. [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]