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Head Start & Early Head Start
Welcome to Head Start & Early Head Start
We believe that everyone has a variety of strengths and that by encouraging instructional staff and parents to build on those strengths, our efforts will enhance student achievement.
Click HERE to find the Head Start or Early Head Start office near you.
The mission of the Head Start/Early Head Start program is to bring about a greater degree of social competence in children of enrolled families in a way that:

  • Promotes intellectual and cognitive development
  • Improves physical and mental health
  • Advocates healthy nutritional practices
  • Enhances student achievement
  • Increases parent involvement
  • Encourages self-sufficiency

Cleveland Street Center - Office or Attendance
(806) 677-5401

Nelson Street Center - Office or Attendance
(806) 677-5371

Recruiter for Head Start (3 yrs. & 4 yrs. old)
(806) 677-5333

Recruiter for Early Head Start (prenatal to 3 yrs. old)
(806) 677-5422

Melissa Shaver
Director of Direct Services over Adult Education Literacy,
Early Childhood Intervention and Head Start/Early Head Start
(806) 677-5300 | email

Sydney Roach
Head Start Coordinator of Education
(806) 677-5420 | Email

Barbara Solano

Head Start Coordinator of Family & Health Services
(806) 677-5431 | Email

Kelly Kenedy

Early Childhood Principal Cleveland Center
(806) 677-5400 | Email

Dennis Sarine
Early Childhood Principal Nelson Center
(806) 677-5370 | Email

1601 S Cleveland St, Amarillo, TX 79102











    Region 16 Education Service Center
    5800 Bell Street
    Amarillo, TX 79109-6230
    Phone: 806-677-5000
    Fax: 806-677-5001

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