Teachers, Family Service Workers, and other support staff are available to assist families in areas of need. Child development activities are designed to enhance each childs growth and development through hands-on learning. These activities help to develop critical thinking, problem solving, and social skills.Services are offered at no charge for income qualifying families with children three or four years old on or before September 1.
The Creative Curriculum for Preschool® serves as the base curriculum for the Davis/Morgan/Summit Head Start Program. It promotes developmentally appropriate practices and daily routines and meaningful experiences that respond to children’s strengths, interests, and needs. All activities are planned with purpose and intent. The developmental levels and interest of the children are known and built upon. The Head Start Early Learning Framework is also followed and outlines the essential areas of development and learning. There is a strong School Readiness Focus and goals are established that will help monitor progress. Both teacher and assistant engage in observations and outcome data to further their knowledge of each child’s development. The teacher and assistant build relationships with the families, and include parents knowledge of the child in curriculum planning. Activities and curriculum are presented in a loving and playful way. Teaching Strategies GOLD® Online is the assessment tool used to monitor the progress children make throughout the year. Child progress is shared with parents three times a year in the following areas: Social-Emotional, Physical, Language, Cognitive, Literacy, and Mathematics.
Classes are located in elementary schools throughout Davis School District. Children attend four mornings per week for 4-4½ hours. Children in these settings are typically 3-4 years old.
A list of locations can be found here.
Full DayTwo full-day classes serving 15 children ages 3-5 is provided by the program. These families are attending school at the DATC, Canyon Heights or local Universities. Center hours are from 7:30-4:30 or to meet the needs of parents.Head Start Options:click here for English.click here for Spanish.
Registration Information:click here for English.click here for Spanish.
Family Enrichment Center - 320 South 500 East - Kaysville - Utah 84037