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Arkansas Head Start

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

Mississippi County Arkansas EOC

Mississippi County, Arkansas EOC provides services to 536 Head Start and 360 Early Head Start children and families in Mississippi County as well as 185 Migrant Seasonal Head Start children and families in Mississippi, Craighead, and Pemiscot (MO) Counties.

 

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For more information on this program, please contact:

MCAEOC Central Office
Samuel Scruggs, Executive Director
P.O. Box 1289
Blytheville, Arkansas 72316
Telephone: (870) 776-1054
Fax: (870) 776-1875
E-mail:

Website:
www.mcaeoc.com

HEAD START DIRECTOR
Shirley Pulliam
P.O. Box 1289
Blytheville, Arkansas 72316
Telephone: (870) 776-1054
Fax: (870) 776-1875
E-mail:

 

VISION STATEMENT:

All children ages birth through eight have the right to be healthy and live in a safe and nurturing environment. Recognizing diversity, and that a child’s family is his/her primary teacher, the collaborative group of agencies and programs serving children pledges to communicate and partner at both community and state levels to enhance and ensure the provision of quality outcome-oriented services.

MISSION STATEMENT:

MCAEOC is dedicated to providing quality childcare services in a caring environment which meets the needs of children, families, staff, and community.

HEAD START MOTTO:

“Quality Begins With Me”

WE VALUE:

  • Striving for Excellence
  • Responds Flexibly to the Needs of Today’s Children and Families
  • Linkages and Community Partnerships

OBJECTIVES:

  • Enhance Children’s Growth and Development
  • Strengthen Families as the Primary Nurturers of Their Children
  • Provide Children with Educational, Health and Nutritional Services
  • Link Children and Families to Needed Community Services
  • Ensure Well-Managed Programs that Involve Parents in Decision-Making
     

CENTRAL OFFICE STAFF

Gloria Boyd - Human Resource Specialist

Vera Thompson - Education Manager

Margaret Flowers – Family & Community Partnership Specialist

Gloria Fair – Facilities Coordinator

Jackie Burton – Transportation /Facilities Coordinator

Freddie Taylor - Governance Coordinator

Freedia Stewart - Computer Information Specialist

Kristy White - Disabilities Specialist/ Speech Pathologist

Ann Harmon - Health Specialist

Rose Nichols - Nurse

Betty Brown - Center Coordinator Supervisor

Jennifer Gilmore - Disability Monitor/Coordinator

Linda Frost - Transition/Education Coordinator

Pamela Harris - Education /Center Coordinator

Nancy Brooks - Education Coordinator

Jackie Jackson - Education Coordinator (I/T)

Sonya Woodson - Education Coordinator (I/T)

Tara Arnold - Nutrition Services Coordinator

Rosemary Coleman - Parent Involvement Coordinator

Lula Woodall - Office Coordinator

Barbara Guyton - Human Resource Assistant

Juanita Medlin - Human Resource Assistant

Nenomoshia Thomas - Secretary

Cecil McDonald - Health Lifestyle Coordinator

Dedric Davis - Physical Activity Coordinator

Michelle Shivers - Mentor Coach/ HIPPY Coordinator

Kandace McDonald – MIECHV HIPPY Site Coordinator  

 

PROGRAM SNAPSHOTS

  • 2016 Early Head Start

  • 2015 Early Head Start

  • 2014 Early Head Start

  • 2016 Migrant-Seasonal Head Start

  • 2015 Migrant-Seasonal 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

A-1 Head Start Center

206 E Davis St

 

Blytheville

AR

72315

Mississippi County

AR-001

(870) 838-1972

8

3stars

EHS

ANC Nibco Child Care Center

Hwy 61 South, Anc Campus

 

Blytheville

AR

72315

Mississippi County

AR-001

(870) 776-1543

20

3stars

EHS

Blytheville Head Start Center

615 W McHaney Dr

 

Blytheville

AR

72315

Mississippi County

AR-001

(870) 763-7998

40

3stars

EHS

MCAEOC Wiley  Center

1007 S Franklin St

 

Blytheville

AR

72315

Mississippi County

AR-001

(870) 762-2096

136

2stars

EHS

Mississippi County  Migrant Center

1100 Byrum Rd

 

Blytheville

AR

72315

Mississippi County

AR-001

(870) 763-1489

20

3stars

EHS

Arkansas Aeroplex Migrant Head Start

3101 Dallas Street, Bldg 502

 

Gosnell

AR

72315

Mississippi County

AR-001

(870) 532-6758

16

3stars

EHS

Joiner Head Start Community Center

151 S US Highway 61

Joiner

AR

72350

Mississippi County

AR-001

(870) 537-0090

16

3stars

EHS

Keiser Migrant Head Start

320 School Street

 

Keiser

AR

72351

Mississippi County

AR-001

(870) 526-2532

13

2stars

EHS

Leachville Migrant Head Start Center

1300 E 3rd St

 

Leachville

AR

72438

Mississippi County

AR-001

(870) 539-6554

11

3stars

EHS

Luxora ABC Preschool  Head Start Center

521 West Canal Street

 

Luxora

AR

72358

Mississippi County

AR-001

(870) 658-7959

16

3stars

EHS

Buffalo Island Child Care Center

912 N Davis St

 

Manila

AR

72442

Mississippi County

AR-001

(870) 561-4204

16

3stars

EHS

Osceola Head Start

PO Box 383

Highway 61 South

Osceola

AR

72370

Mississippi County

AR-001

(870) 563-4543

48

3stars

                   

360

 

 

 

Program
Type

Center Name

Address Line 1

Address Line 2

City

State

ZIP

County

Congressional
District

Phone

Total Slots

Better Beginnings

HS

A-1 Head Start Center

206 E Davis St

 

Blytheville

AR

72315

Mississippi County

AR-001

(870) 838-1972

17

3stars

HS

ANC Nibco Child Care Center

Hwy 61 South, Anc Campus

 

Blytheville

AR

72315

Mississippi County

AR-001

(870) 776-1543

33

3stars

HS

Blytheville Head Start Center

615 W McHaney Dr

 

Blytheville

AR

72315

Mississippi County

AR-001

(870) 763-7998

33

3stars

HS

Blytheville Pre-K

1107 Byrum Rd

 

Blytheville

AR

72315

Mississippi County

AR-001

(870) 763-7621

35

 

HS

MCAEOC Wiley  Center

1007 S Franklin St

 

Blytheville

AR

72315

Mississippi County

AR-001

(870) 762-2096

120

2stars

HS

Mississippi County  Migrant Center

1100 Byrum Rd

 

Blytheville

AR

72315

Mississippi County

AR-001

(870) 763-1489

55

3stars

HS

Arkansas Aeroplex Head Start

2912 Lansing Street

Building 527

Gosnell

AR

72315

Mississippi County

AR-001

(870) 532-5393

32

3stars

HS

Arkansas Aeroplex Migrant Head Start

3101 Dallas Street, Bldg 502

 

Gosnell

AR

72315

Mississippi County

AR-001

(870) 532-6758

18

3stars

HS

Keiser Migrant Head Start

320 School Street

 

Keiser

AR

72351

Mississippi County

AR-001

(870) 526-2532

15

2stars

HS

Leachville Migrant Head Start Center

1300 E 3rd St

 

Leachville

AR

72438

Mississippi County

AR-001

(870) 539-6554

28

3stars

HS

Luxora ABC Preschool  Head Start Center

521 West Canal Street

 

Luxora

AR

72358

Mississippi County

AR-001

(870) 658-7959

14

3stars

HS

Luxora Head Start

308 Thompson St

 

Luxora

AR

72358

Mississippi County

AR-001

(870) 658-2493

20

3stars

HS

Buffalo Island Child Care Center

912 N Davis St

 

Manila

AR

72442

Mississippi County

AR-001

(870) 561-4204

35

3stars

HS

Osceola Head Start

PO Box 383

Highway 61 South

Osceola

AR

72370

Mississippi County

AR-001

(870) 563-4543

53

3stars

HS

Wilson Child Development Center

22 1/2 Adams St

 

Wilson

AR

72395

Mississippi County

AR-001

(870) 655-8570

28

3stars

                   

536

 

 

 

Program
Type

Center Name

Address Line 1

Address Line 2

City

State

ZIP

County

Congressional
District

Phone

Total Slots

Better Beginnings

Migrant EHS

MCAEOC Migrant & Seasonal Head Start

2220 Grant Ave

Ste A

Jonesboro

AR

72401

Craighead County

AR-001

(870) 520-6218

4

 

Migrant EHS

Mississippi County E.O.C Migrant  Head Start Center

1100 Byrum Rd

 

Blytheville

AR

72315

Mississippi County

AR-001

(870) 763-1489

4

3stars

Migrant EHS

Leachville Migrant Head Start Center

1300 E 3rd St

 

Leachville

AR

72438

Mississippi County

AR-001

(870) 539-6554

4

3stars

Migrant HS

MCAEOC Migrant & Seasonal Head Start

2220 Grant Ave

Ste A

Jonesboro

AR

72401

Craighead County

AR-001

(870) 520-6218

23

 

Migrant HS

Mississippi County E.O.C Migrant  Head Start Center

1100 Byrum Rd

 

Blytheville

AR

72315

Mississippi County

AR-001

(870) 763-1489

29

3stars

Migrant HS

Keiser Migrant Head Start

320 School Street

 

Keiser

AR

72351

Mississippi County

AR-001

(870) 526-2532

12

2stars

Migrant HS

Leachville Migrant Head Start Center

1300 E 3rd St

 

Leachville

AR

72438

Mississippi County

AR-001

(870) 539-6554

37

3stars

Migrant HS

EOC Child Care Center

1100 Ward Ave

 

Caruthersville

MO

63830

Pemiscot County

MO-008

(573) 333-0329

72

N/A

                   

185

 

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