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Arkansas Head Start

Welcome to the Website for the Arkansas Head Start Association and Arkansas Head Start State Collaboration Office

Black River Area Development Corporation

  

bradlogoBlack River Area Development Corporation provides services to 188 Head Start children and 96 Early Head Start children in Clay, Lawrence, and Randolph Counties.


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BRADEHS

For more information on this program, please contact:
James Jansen, Executive Director
1403 Hospital Drive
Pocahontas, Arkansas 72455
Telephone: (870) 892-4547, ext 232
Fax: (870) 892-0707
E-mail:

Rhonda Ahrent, Head Start/Early Head Start Director
1403 Hospital Drive
Pocahontas, Arkansas 72455
Telephone: (870) 892-4547, ext 256
Fax: (870) 892-0707
E-mail:

Website: www.bradkids.com 

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MISSION STATEMENT: 

To educate and support children, families and staff.

VISION STATEMENT: 

To be recognized as the best Head Start/Early Head Start program in the nation.

CORE VALUES: 

Excellence, Respect, Trust, Partnerships, Life-long Learning, Integrity, Care/Compassion, Teamwork, Professional Growth

 

CENTRAL OFFICE STAFF

First Name

Last Name

Current Position

Work E-mail

Jim

Jansen

Executive Director

Rhonda

Ahrent

Head Start/Early Head Start Director

Laura

Graham

Accounts Payable Secretary

Darla

Pender

Accounts Payable Secretary

Luane

Casey

Data Systems Administrator

Joanna

Leatherman

Data Entry Clerk

Sherry

Walley

Family and Community Engagement/Transportation Manager

Pam

Penn

Nutrition/Facilities Manager

Melinda

Calhoun

Health/Safety Manager

Shawna

Lynch

Disabilities/Mental Health Manager

Kathi

Bergman

Child Development Manager

 

 PROGRAM SNAPSHOTS

  • 2016 Early Head Start

  • 2015 Early Head Start

  • 2014 Early Head Start

 

CENTERS

Program
Type

Center Name

Address Line 1

Address Line 2

City

State

ZIP

County

Congressional
District

Phone

Total Slots

Better Beginnings

EHS

Virginia Atkison Early Child Development Center

420 W 3rd St

 

Corning

AR

72422

Clay County

AR-001

(870) 857-5241

16

3stars

EHS

Piggott Child Development Center

1020 S Taylor Ave

 

Piggott

AR

72454

Clay County

AR-001

(870) 598-5850

32

3stars

EHS

Black River Child Development Center

1407 Patrick Dr

 

Pocahontas

AR

72455

Randolph County

AR-001

(870) 892-5112

16

3stars

EHS

Oak Street Child Development Center

1006 Oak St

 

Pocahontas

AR

72455

Randolph County

AR-001

(870) 892-1417

16

3stars

EHS

Walnut Ridge Early Child Development Center

702 State St

 

Walnut Ridge

AR

72476

Lawrence County

AR-001

(870) 886-6088

16

3stars

                   

96

 

 

Program
Type

Center Name

Address Line 1

Address Line 2

City

State

ZIP

County

Congressional
District

Phone

Total Slots

Better Beginnings

HS

Corning Child Development Center

419 W 3rd St

 

Corning

AR

72422

Clay County

AR-001

(870) 857-6572

37

3stars

HS

Piggott Child Development Center

1020 S Taylor Ave

 

Piggott

AR

72454

Clay County

AR-001

(870) 598-5850

16

3stars

HS

Black River Child Development Center

1407 Patrick Dr

 

Pocahontas

AR

72455

Randolph County

AR-001

(870) 892-5112

87

3stars

HS

James W. Graves Child Develoment Center

149 N Stewart St

 

Rector

AR

72461

Clay County

AR-001

(870) 595-3811

16

3stars

HS

Walnut Ridge Child Development Center

901 State St

 

Walnut Ridge

AR

72476

Lawrence County

AR-001

(870) 886-9284

32

3stars

                   

188

 

  

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Arkansas Better Beginnings Level Three3stars

Arkansas Better Beginnings Level Two2stars

Arkansas Better Beginnings Level One Better Beginnings