Preschool in Charlotte, NC 28234
15375 Spivey Corner Hwy
Charlotte, NC 28234
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Head Start programs are funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Telamon operates three types of Head Start programs for low income families: Head Start (for children ages 3 to 5 years old), Early Head Start (for children 0 to 3 years old and pregnant women), and Migrant and Seasonal Head Start (for children of eligible farmworkers ages 0 to 5 years old) Children with disabilities are encouraged to participate in all programs. Telamons approach to Head Start services includes:A nurturing environment that supports the healthy growth and development of each child in the context of the child’s family, culture, and community: Parents as partners in the shared decision-making process and as active participants in policy groups; and Recognition of the importance of strengthening linkages within communities.
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Head Start centers provide a secure setting where children can develop their skills under the watchful eyes of well-trained caregivers. Partial or full-day services include health and dental screenings, nutritious meals, individual as well as group learning experiences, play opportunities and other structured activities. All services and materials are designed to be age and developmentally appropriate as well as sensitive to the cultural and language environment of a child’s home. Parents are included in program planning and oversight activities.