Early Head Start- Center Based

Early Head Start

Early Head Start is a center based early childhood program that serves pregnant mothers and children 6 weeks-3 years old.  Early Head Start students participate in a fun and nurturing atmosphere that offers learning experiences that promote brain development Monday-Friday for 6.5 hours/day.  Early Head Start staff provide comprehensive services to all children and encourage families to participate in their child’s education. Classrooms are located in Clear Lake and Manly. Eligibility is up to 100% of the federal poverty level.

 Please contact (866) 836-3124 or (641) 494-1894 for more information.

Head Start Administrative Staff

Head Start Program Coordinator:   Melissa Nelson
Assistant Head Start Program Coordinator:   Krisite Parks
Education Specialist:   Kristie Parks
Mental Health/Disabilities Specialist :   Karen Krumwiede
Admissions/Enrollment:   Michelle Skadburg
Health Specialist:   Michelle Skadburg
Nutrition Specialist:   Sue Steimel
Family Partnership:   Paulette Webb
Transportation:   Paulette Webb
Office Manager:   Sheila Ball
Spanish Interpreter:   Carolina Diosdado
Administrative Assistant:   Brandy Choate

Head Start Links and Resources: 

Clear Lake Early Head Start

1304 – 4th Ave. S
PO Box 391
Clear Lake, IA 50428
Phone: 641-357-7571
Fax: 641-357-0621

Manly Early Head Start

209 N. Broadway
PO Box 176
Manly, IA 50456
Phone: 641-454-3220
Fax: Same