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Arkansas Head Start

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

CDI Serving Southwest Arkansas

CDI Serving Southwest Arkansas provides services to 248 Head Start children and families in Howard, Miller, Little River, and Sevier Counties.

 

 

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For more information on this program, please contact:

Beatrice Starks, Head Start Director

Physical Address
2902 Arkansas Blvd.
Texarkana, AR 71854

Mailing Address
Post Office Box 869
Texarkana, TX 75504


Main:

(870) 330-4619

Fax:

(870) 330-4629


E-mail:

 

MISSION STATEMENT:

The mission of CDI Serving Southwest Arkansas Head Start Program is to achieve the highest level of quality and productivity while delivering comprehensive human services that are responsive to the needs and values of three and four year old children and their families. It is also the intent to provide the same services for staff and community in the seven counties.

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CENTRAL OFFICE STAFF

Beatrice Starks-Head Start Director

Cadesha Benson-Finance

Shiree Daniels-Education Manager

LaRhonda Godfrey-Education Manager

Linda Mitchell-Data Manager

Phyllis Tabler-Secretary/Receptionist

Janice Dancer-Family And Community Partnership Manager

Cynthia Ward-Family  And Community Partnership Manager

A
pril Ware-Hopson-Health Manager

Loretta Johnson-Health Manager

XL Newton-Custodian


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STAFF INFORMATION

 

HEAD START

EHS

MSHS

TOTAL

Total Staff

78

0

0

78

Total Contracted Staff

6

0

0

6

Parent Staff

36

0

0

36

Contracted Parent Staff

0

0

0

0

Education/Child Development Managers

9

0

0

9

Preschool Teachers

24

0

0

24

Preshcool Assistant Teachers

25

0

0

25

Infant and Toddler Classroom Teachers

0

0

0

0

Infant and Toddler Classroom Teacher Assistants

0

0

0

0

Home-Based Supervisors

0

0

0

0

Home-Based Visitors

0

0

0

0

Family Service Workers

0

0

0

0

Family and Community Partnership Specialists

2

0

0

2

Total Volunteers

622

0

0

622

Total Parent Volunteers

545

0

0

545

 

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STAFF QUALIFICATIONS (2011-2012 Program Information Report) 

ECE Staff with Degrees

Degree

ECE Managers

%

Pre K Teachers

%

Pre K

A.T.

%

Advanced

0

 

0

 

0

 

Baccalaureate

5

55.56%

12

50.00%

2

8.00%

Associate

3

33.33%

10

41.67%

7

28.00%

CDA

1

11.11%

2

8.33%

13

52.00%

No Credential

0

 

0

 

3

12.00%

With Baccalaureate and Higher

5

55.56%

12

50.00%

2

8.00%

With Associate and Higher

8

88.89%

22

91.67%

9

36.00%

With CDA and Higher

9

100.00%

24

100.00%

22

88.00%

Total ECE Staff

9

 

24

 

25

 

ECE Staff Enrolled in Degree Programs

Degree

ECE Managers

%

Pre K Teachers

%

Pre K

A.T.

%

Advanced

   

2

8.33%

   

Baccalaureate

3

33.33%

5

20.83%

4

16.00%

Associate

   

2

8.33%

7

28.00%

CDA

       

1

4.00%

 

 

Family and Community Partnership Staff with Degrees

Degree

FCP Supervisors

%

Family Workers

%

Advanced

0

 

 

0

 

 

Baccalaureate

1

50.00%

0

 

Associate

   

0

 

High School Diploma

1

50.00%

0

 

Total FCP Staff

2

 

 

0

 

 

Enrolled in Degree or Credential

1

50.00%

0

 

 

 

 

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All information for this section was obtained from the 2011-2012 Program Information Report collected by the Head Start Enterprise System for the Office of Head Start.

CLASSES OPERATED

 

HEAD START

EHS

MSHS

TOTAL

CLASSES

24

0

0

24

 

FUNDED ENROLLMENT

 

HEAD START

EHS

MSHS

TOTAL

Center Based Full Day

454

0

0

454

Center-Based Part Day

0

0

0

0

Home-Based

0

0

0

0

Pregnant Women

0

0

0

0

Total Funded Enrollment

454

0

0

454

 

CUMULATIVE ENROLLMENT BY PROGRAM

 

HEAD START

EHS

MSHS

TOTAL

Children

497

0

0

497

Pregnant Women

0

0

0

0

Total Cumulative Enrollment

497

0

0

497

 

CUMULATIVE ENROLLMENT BY AGE

 

HEAD START

EHS

MSHS

TOTAL

%

Less Than One Years Old

0

0

0

0

0.00%

One Years Old

0

0

0

0

0.00%

Two Years Old

0

0

0

0

0.00%

Three Years Old

172

0

0

172

34.61%

Four Years Old

301

0

0

301

60.56%

Five Years Old

24

0

0

24

4.83%

Pregnant Women

0

0

0

0

0.00%

Total

497

0

0

497

100.00%

 

CUMULATIVE ENROLLMENT BY ETHNICITY

 

HEAD START

EHS

MSHS

TOTAL

%

Hispanic or Latino Origin

80

0

0

80

16.10%

Non-Hispanic/Non-Latino Origin

417

0

0

417

83.90%

 

497

0

0

497

100.00%

 

 

CUMULATIVE ENROLLMENT BY RACE

 

HEAD START

EHS

MSHS

TOTAL

%

American Indian/Alaska Native

1

0

0

1

0.20%

Asian

0

0

0

0

0.00%

Black/African American

250

0

0

250

50.30%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0

0

0

0

0.00%

White

127

0

0

127

25.55%

Biracial or Multi-Racial

41

0

0

41

8.25%

Other Race

78

0

0

78

15.69%

Unspecified Race

0

0

0

0

0.00%

Total

497

0

0

497

99.99%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CUMULATIVE ENROLLMENT BY PRIMARY LANGUAGE

 

HEAD START

EHS

MSHS

TOTAL

%

English

433

0

0

433

87.12%

Spanish

64

0

0

64

12.88%

Central/South American and Mexican

0

0

0

0

0.00%

Middle Eastern/South Asian Languages

0

0

0

0

0.00%

East Asian Languages

0

0

0

0

0.00%

Pacific Island Languages

0

0

0

0

0.00%

Other Languages

0

0

0

0

0.00%

Unspecified Languages

0

0

0

0

0.00%

Total

497

0

0

497

100.00%

 

OTHER ENROLLMENT STATISTICS

 

HEAD START

EHS

MSHS

TOTAL

%

Foster Children

6

0

0

6

1.21%

Homeless Children

8

0

0

8

1.61%

Total Cumulative Enrollment

497

0

0

497

 
           

Children with an IEP

105

0

0

105

21.13%

Preschool Age  Three-Five

497

0

0

497

 
           

Children with an IFSP

0

0

0

0

0.00%

Infant and Toddler Age Birth-Two

0

0

0

0

 

 

 

 

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Program
Type

Center Name

Address Line 1

Address Line 2

City

State

ZIP

County

Phone

Total Slots

Better Beginnings

HS

Mineral Springs Head Start Center

202 E McCrary

Mineral Springs

AR

71851

Howard

(870) 287-5305

17

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HS

Nashville Head Start Center

410 N 6th St

Nashville

AR

71852

Howard

(870) 845-1887

20

«

HS

Ashdown Head Start Center

1320 Foster Dr

Ashdown

AR

71822

Little River

(870) 898-3035

20

«

HS

Foreman Head Start Center

610 Rocky Comfort

Foreman

AR

71836

Little River

(870) 542-7011

16

«

HS

College Hill Head Start Center (Miller II)

200 Artesian St

Texarkana

AR

71854

Miller

(870) 216-1863

20

«

HS

Fairview Head Start Center

801 E 16th St

Texarkana

AR

71854

Miller

(870) 772-1941

20

«

HS

Union Head Start Center (Miller)

1701 Line Ferry Rd

Texarkana

AR

71854

Miller

(870) 772-1217

20

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HS

Washington 4A Head Start Center (Miller I)

1900 Marietta St

Texarkana

AR

71854

Miller

(870) 330-4639

76

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HS

DeQueen Head Start Center

915 E Heynecker Ave

De Queen

AR

71832

Sevier

(870) 642-2058

39

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