Every Child Deserves a Head Start
Investing in Future Generations
LaVonne Cate, Director
To deliver high quality comprehensive early childhood services that focus on the needs of the child and family in an educational and community setting. We are committed in partnering with others to strengthen and empower families and their communities, in which uniqueness and culture are honored.
We envision healthy people, sustainable communities and vibrant cultures.
Five Sandoval Head Start Early Learning Program operates with a philosophy of service to children, parents and our community.
Our Educational Perspective
We believe that each child is a unique and marvelous human being who comes with his/her own individuality, learning style, strengths, interests and needs. As such, he or she requires our respect, attention, concern and the best individualized educational experience we can offer in a group or individual setting.
Because we believe that children learn through play, it is important that their play environment is designed for a safe and healthy learning experience with caring adults. Our staff is commiitted to providing developmentally appropriate educational opportunities for each child every day.
We believe that our children need the following in Head Start to be most prepared for school later on:
Caring and continuous relationships and communications
A sense of security
An opportunity to develop trust
A nurture-promoting environment
We will promote an educational environment that focuses on the following areas of learning:
Science Creative Arts
Social & Emotional Skills
Different Learning Approaches
Health & Development