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University of Memphis Head Start Centers of Learning is Accepting Applications for the 2010-2011 School Year University News
For release: March 2, 2010

For press information, contact Asia Goodman, 901/678-4641

The University of Memphis Head Start Centers of Learning will be accepting applications for the 2010-2011 school year on March 8, 9, and 10, 2010 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Park Ave/South Campus Building 48 located at the corner of Park Ave and Getwell; no appointment is needed.

The University of Memphis Head Start Centers of Learning offers a comprehensive Head Start program for children ages three to five years of age, demonstrating best practices for Head Start teachers, and university students preparing for careers working in programs with young children, as well as facilitates research opportunities and models educational leadership to the larger early childhood community. Each laboratory classroom utilizes child-centered, active learning, research-based curriculum models in a child responsive environment.

One classroom is located in the Barbara K. Lipman Early Childhood School and Research Institute, 3771 Poplar Ave., room 105. The other classroom is located in the True Light Baptist Church Heritage Place Childcare Center, 4635 Stage Road. Each classroom serves 20 children, and participates in the USDA-Child Adult Care Food Program. We do not provide transportation.

Head Start is a federal funded program provided at no cost to families. Certain eligibility criteria must be met. For a list of paperwork to determine eligibility, see our website: www.memphis.edu/icl/headstart

For information call 678-4641 or email Asia Goodman: agoodman@memphis.edu

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