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LOCATIONS

Jackson Service Center

AMADOR COUNTY

10590 Hwy 88

Jackson, CA. 95642

209-223-1485

Sonora Service Center

TUOLUMNE COUNTY

427 N. Highway 49, Suite 305

Sonora, CA. 95370

209-533-1397

ECS- Head Start/Early Head Start Main Office

Serving Amador and

Tuolumne Counties

427 N. Highway 49, Suite 202

Sonora, CA. 95370

209-533-0361 

Open M-TH, 9am-3:30pm

 Head Start Center Contacts

Open to the public Monday through Thursday.
9am - 12pm  / 1:00pm - 4:00pm.
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Family Learning Center

Serving Tuolumne County

18080 Blue Bell East

Sonora, CA. 95370

209-533-5065

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Creating a welcoming learning environment. Give your child a Head Start.

Head

Start

Early Head Start - Head Start Preschool 

 

Creating a Welcoming Learning Environment

By Making Friends and Building a Healthy Community

ATCAA Head Start Preschool and Early Head Start offer child enrichment, education, health, nutritional and developmental services as well as parent education and involvement opportunities. ATCAA offers Head Start preschool and State Preschool programs to prepare children for kindergarten, and Early Head Start for pregnant women and children aged birth to three.

 

Children may be enrolled at a Center or in a Home-Based Program. Approximately 300 families are served through these programs.

 

We offer many opportunities for parents to become involved in our program. The Policy Council and the ATCAA Board of Directors work closely in a joint governance model to assure the Early/Head Start Program is serving the children in our communities in the best possible ways. We collaborate with other agencies such as First Five Commissions; Child Abuse Prevention Councils; Nutrition Fitness Council; Parent Advisory Groups;  and many others to bring services to families. Funding is provided by the Federal Government and California Department of Education as well as fundraisers, grants, and donations from local organizations, businesses, and foundations.

 

What is Early Head Start?

Early Head Start programs provide family-centered services for low-income families with very young children. These programs are designed to promote the development of the children and to enable their parents to fulfill their roles as parents and to move toward self-sufficiency.

 

Early Head Start programs provide similar services as preschool Head Start programs, but they are tailored for the unique needs of infants and toddlers. Early Head Start programs promote the physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development of infants and toddlers through safe and developmentally enriching caregiving. This prepares these children for continued growth and development and eventual success in school and life.

 

Following the general Head Start model, Early Head Start programs support parents, both mothers and fathers, in their role as primary caregivers and teachers of their children. Programs assist families in meeting their own personal goals and achieving self-sufficiency across a wide variety of domains, such as housing stability, continued education, and financial security.

 

What is the Home-Based Program?

Many children and parents receive Early Head Start and Head Start services right in their own home! Home visitors come and work with parents and their children. Together, the home visitor and parents watch and think about the child. They plan ways to help the child learn using parent-child interactions, daily routines, and household materials. A small group of children, parents, and their home visitors also get together on a monthly basis for group izations.

Now Accepting Applications

How to Apply

Please click on the applications to save them to your computer!  

(Remember to fill out both the cover letter and the application itself.)

Then print, fill out and return!

Need Help?

Call

209-533-0361

Amador County Locations in Jackson and Ione.

Tuolumne County Locations in Sonora, East Sonora, Jamestown, Soulsbyville and Tuolumne.

Click on the year for each program below to see how we are performing in our Head Start and Early Head Start programs:

Office of Head Start - Program Information Report (PIR) | PIR Indicator Report

Head Start

Early Head Start

HEAD START LOCATIONS
 
ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES

Sonora Service Center

427 N. Hwy 49 Suite 202

Sonora CA 95370

(209) 533-0361 ext. 240

Office Hours: Monday – Thursday 8:30 am to 3:30 pm

Closed on Fridays

 
In Amador County:

Jackson Head Start/State Preschool and Early Head Start
151 Shopping Dr. Jackson
(209) 223-7333

Ione Head Start/State Preschool and Early Head Start
108 W. Marlette St., Ione
(209) 271-0395

 
In Tuolumne County:

Blue Bell Head Start/Early Head Start
18080 Blue Bell East, Sonora
(209) 532-5455

 

Jamestown Head Start/State Preschool
18234 4th Ave., Jamestown
(209) 984-1617

 

Jamestown Early Head Start
10550 Seventh Street, Jamestown
(209) 984–1617

 

Sonora Head Start
830 Greenley Road, Building G, Sonora
(209) 532-0037

 

Soulsbyville Head Start/State Preschool
20300 Soulsbyville Road,  Soulsbyville
(209) 533-3143

 

Summerville Head Start/State Preschool
18451 Carter Street, Tuolumne
(209) 928-3651

We Care About Our Children

Download our Integrated Pest Management Plan for our Amador & Tuolumne
County sites.

Jobs at Head Start - 

4/8/19- RECRUITING NOW 

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

 

TUOLUMNE COUNTY: Head Start and Early Head Start Teachers, Center Assistants and a Teaching Coach.

 

AMADOR COUNTY: Teaching Coach and Center Assistants.

 

-DOWNLOAD JOB DESCRIPTIONS AT LEFT OR BELOW-

We are always accepting applications for the positions at left below in both Amador and Tuolumne counties. All applicants MUST submit an ATCAA job application to be considered for employment. View job description below and then apply through our portal.

 

RECRUITING NOW

If you do not see

the job listed when

applying through

our portal, please

call us at 

209-533-0361.