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HCDE Head Start Recruits Children for 2012/2013

Houston, TX. – Harris County Department of Education is recruiting 1,250 children ages 3-5 for the school year 2012-2013 for 16 centers located throughout northeast Harris County. Children of income-eligible families and children with special needs are served. The program delivers services to ensure future success both academically and socially.

Community centers include Barrett Station, Baytown, Channelview, Compton, Coolwood, Fifth Ward, Humble, J.D. Walker, and East Crosstimbers (KIPP Dream Prep). Other neighborhoods served are La Porte, Pugh, R.P. Harris, San Jacinto, Scott, Sheffield and Tidwell.

Head Start develops partnerships with social service agencies, local businesses, universities and other community entities to offer combined services. Head Start is federally funded with the commitment that Harris County Department of Education will leverage community resources to provide services.

For information about enrollment or locations, call (713) 672-9343.

For information about community partnerships or donations, call Armando Rodriguez at (713) 696-2179 or email arodriguez@hcde-texas.org.

Access www.hcde-texas.org for general information about HCDE Head Start.

About HCDE: Harris County Department of Education provides education services to the general public and 26 school districts throughout Harris County and beyond. Services include adult education, programs to promote safe schools, after-school programs, therapy services, professional development for educators, special schools, alternative certification for principals and teachers, and Head Start programs. We offer purchasing procurement, grant development, program research and evaluation, records management, and school finance support. Since 1889, our services continue to evolve to meet the needs of our education public. Visit us at www.hcde-texas.org.

Contact:
Carol E. Vaughn, Communications/Media Relations Manager
Harris County Department of Education
6300 Irvington Blvd., Houston TX 77022
713-696-0756 office,
281-660-9205 cell,
281-744-4303 Blackberry
www.hcde-texas.org

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