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Arkansas Head Start

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

Arkansas Early Learning, Inc.

Arkansas Early Learning LogoArkansas Early Learning, Inc. provides services to 736 Head Start, 368 Early Head Start, and 80 Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership children and families in Benton, Craighead, Crittenden, Cross, Garland, Greene, Jackson, Poinsett, Pulaski, and Saline Counties.

 

 

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For more information on this program, please contact:

Nelson Walter, CEO
Michael Patterson, CIO
Angela George, Head Start Director
Kim Qualls, Early Head Start Director
Lisa Owens, Education Director
2200 East Matthews Avenue
Jonesboro, AR 72401
Phone: (870) 931-1172
Fax: (870) 935-1330
E-mail:   

MISSION STATEMENT

Building a stronger community by empowering children and families with skills essential to their success.

 

CENTRAL OFFICE STAFF

First Name

Last Name

Current Position

Work E-mail

Wayne

Conner

Child Development & Education Manager

Scott

Davis

Facilities Assistant

Ted

Gary

Nutrition Manager

Angela

George

Head Start Director

Lisa

Owens

Education Director

Brittani

Earl

Family & Community Partnerships Manager

Phil 

Woods

Fiscal Officer

Cass

Taylor

Information Technology Assistant

Charlotte

Jones

Family Services Administrator

Myra

Wood

Program Compliance Manager

Jamie

McCowan

Health Services Assistant Manager

Melissa 

Orrell, RN

Health Services Manager

Patrick

Courtois

Facilities and Transportation Assistant

Kaylon

Minor

Health Assistant

Marie

Moore

Mental Health & Disability Services Manager

Lynn

Newton

Facilities Assistant

Michael

Patterson

Chief Information Officer

Patricia

Reed

Facilities & Transportation Manager

Julia

Springer

Staff Accountant

Redeen

Thomas

ERSEA Manager

Nelson

Walter

Chief Executive Officer

Shandra

Watson

Administrative Assistant

Tracey

Crafton

Human Resources Manager

Tim

Oppenheim

Systems Administrator

Jessica

Yates

Family Services Administrator

 

PROGRAM SNAPSHOTS

  • 2016 Early Head Start-Child Care Partnerships

 

CENTERS

 

Program
Type

Center Name

Address Line 1

City

State

ZIP

County

Congressional
District

Phone

Total Slots

Better Beginnings

EHS

Rogers 8th Street (Under Construction)

2375 N 8th Street

Rogers

AR

72756

Benton County

AR-003

(479) 721-2879

48

TBD

EHS

Rogers Lilac (Under Construction)

900 W Lilac

Rogers

AR

72756

Benton County

AR-003

(479) 721-2879

48

TBD

EHS

Siloam Springs (Under Construction)

2011 N Mt. Olive

Siloam Springs

AR

72761

Benton County

AR-003

(479) 721-2879

24

TBD

EHS

Building Bridges at Bentonville High School

1901 SE J St

Bentonville

AR

72712

Benton County

AR-003

(479) 254-5128

16

3stars

EHS

Elizabeth Richardson Center Partnership Site

1300 N Patriot

Siloam Springs

AR

72761

Benton County

AR-003

(479) 373-6488

16

Better Beginnings

EHS

Jessup

2114 N Church St

Jonesboro

AR

72401

Craighead County

AR-001

(870) 931-9535

16

3stars

EHS

Geraldine Anderson Center (New, Opens March 28, 2017)

1810 Latourette Dr

Jonesboro

AR

72404

Craighead County

AR-001

(870) 520-6332

16

TBD

EHS

Lawrence Hamilton

2114A N Church St, C

Jonesboro

AR

72401

Craighead County

AR-001

(870) 935-4180

8

3stars

EHS

Earle

1124 Throgmartin St

Earle

AR

72331

Crittenden County

AR-001

(870) 792-8137

8

3stars

EHS

Walker's Learning Academy Partnership Site

151 Murray Ave

Wynne

AR

72396

Cross County

AR-001

(870) 208-8200

48

Better Beginnings

EHS

Wynne

320 Magnolia St

Wynne

AR

72396

Cross County

AR-001

(870) 238-0924

16

3stars

EHS

Hot Springs (Under Construction)

1251 Lakeside Road

Hot Springs

AR

71913

Garland County

AR-004

(501) 492-9867

24

TBD

EHS

Carlew Templeton

3119 Highway 367 N

Newport

AR

72112

Jackson County

AR-001

(870) 523-5438

16

3stars

EHS

Bill and Carolyn Craft

1200 N Illinois St

Harrisburg

AR

72432

Poinsett County

AR-001

(870) 578-5723

8

3stars

EHS

Mary Ann Arnold

33900 Highway 63 E

Marked Tree

AR

72365

Poinsett County

AR-001

(870) 358-3083

16

3stars

EHS

North Little Rock

8000 Industry Dr

North Little Rock

AR

72117

Pulaski County

AR-002

(501) 313-2854

48

3stars

EHS

Bryant (Under Construction)

1110 N Reynolds Rd

Bryant

AR

72022

Saline County

AR-003

(501) 492-9867

48

TBD

EHS HB

Hot Springs

265 Cornerstone Blvd

Hot Springs

AR

71913

Garland County

AR-004

(501) 492-9867

24

N/A

                 

448

 



Program
Type

Center Name

Address Line 1

City

State

ZIP

County

Congressional
District

Phone

Total Slots

Better Beginnings

HS

Geraldine Anderson Center (New, Opens March 28, 2017)

1810 Latourette Dr

Jonesboro

AR

72404

Craighead County

AR-001

(870) 520-6332

100

TBD

HS

Lawrence Hamilton

2114A N Church St

Jonesboro

AR

72401

Craighead County

AR-001

(870) 935-4180

105

3stars

HS

Earle

1124 Throgmartin St

Earle

AR

72331

Crittenden County

AR-001

(870) 238-0924

16

3stars

HS

West Memphis

111 E Jackson Ave

West Memphis

AR

72301

Crittenden County

AR-001

(870) 400-4950

140

3stars

HS

West Memphis Graham

204 Graham St

West Memphis

AR

72301

Crittenden County

AR-001

(870) 400-4067

80

3stars

HS

Wynne

320 Magnolia St

Wynne

AR

72396

Cross County

AR-001

(870) 238-0924

40

3stars

HS

Paragould

1 Laubach Drive

Paragould

AR

72450

Greene County

AR-003

(870) 240-0040

93

3stars

HS

Paragould Expansion

201 W Northend Ave

Paragould

AR

72450

Greene County

AR-001

(870) 239-0643

51

3stars

HS

Carlew Templeton

3119 Highway 367 N

Newport

AR

72112

Jackson County

AR-001

(870) 523-5438

36

3stars

HS

Bill and Carolyn Craft

1200 N Illinois St

Harrisburg

AR

72432

Poinsett County

AR-001

(870) 578-5723

19

3stars

HS

Mary Ann Arnold

33900 Highway 63 E

Marked Tree

AR

72365

Poinsett County

AR-001

(870) 358-3083

37

3stars

HS

Trumann

135 S Ozark Ave

Trumann

AR

72472

Poinsett County

AR-001

(870) 483-0253

19

3stars
                 

736

 

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