Head Start / Early Head Start

Head Start / Early Head Start has immediate openings for Lead Teachers and Assistant Teachers in our centers in Washington County, please contact Shannon Stockwell at [email protected] or 518-747-2816 ext. 202 for more information.

As part of a national program, the L.E.A.P. Head Start/ Early Head Start program operates 5 centers throughout Washington County. We are funded to serve up to 341 children.

What is the LEAP Head Start/ Early Head Start Program? 

  • Curriculum-based instruction that will prepare children for elementary school
  • Programs designed to engage children, parents, and families
  • Trained Staff preparing learning activities
  • Support for children and parents

Who do we serve?

  • Head Start Programs for children 3-5 years old
  • Early Head Start Programs for pregnant mothers of all ages, infants and toddlers 18-36 months
  • Teenage mothers
  • Children with disabilities
  • Foster children
  • Homeless children and families
  • Limited-English speaking families

What areas are teachers targeting for improvement with their curriculum?

  • Approaches to Learning
  • Social and Emotional Development
  • Language and Communication skills
  • Literacy
  • Mathematics
  • Scientific Reasoning
  • Perceptual, Motor, and Physical Development
Learn more about Head Start/ Early Head Start by Calling us at 518-747-2816 or emailing at [email protected] with questions about our program.


Your child may be eligible for Head Start! 

The application for L.E.A.P. Head Start can be found here:

L.E.A.P. Head Start Application

 If you live out of the area and are looking to move to Washington County, please call 518-747-2816 Ext. 206 to complete a referral.