Des Moines Public Schools has 19 Head Start classrooms; during the first few days of school the parents in each of these classrooms elect representatives to serve on Head Start Policy Committee. Since its start in 1965, Head Start has recognized the value of including parents as full partners in making decisions that concern them, … Read more »
Coffee and Connections– drop in for a cup of coffee and a treat! Once a month, each of our four Early Childhood buildings is hosting a get-together for parents. Parents of preschoolers are invited to stop by for a chance to connect with other parents, connect with the school, and connect with community resources. We will … Read more »
Thursday morning marked the beginning of a long, exciting adventure for more than 1,700 DMPS preschoolers at four primary centers and eleven satellite school sites. A mix of excitement, and a few tears, kicked off the morning as parents took pictures and said their goodbyes whiles students navigated news lockers and classrooms. Click the photo to read more about preschool at DMPS and enjoy photos of a big day for hundreds of young students.
Welcome to preschool! On September 10th, DMPS preschool classes begin. Teachers and associates have been busy preparing their classrooms for the new school year, and visiting each of their students’ homes.
We’re excited to announce we will begin to accept preschool applications for the 2016-2017 school year soon. Applications for Head Start and Universal Preschool are still being accepted for the 2015-2016 school year. To find out more, click on the image.
Calling all parents! Remember, you are invited to Parent and Child Together Time (PACT time) once a week in your child’s classroom. Check with your child’s teacher to find out the day and time of PACT time for his or her classroom. Parent and Child Together time is a weekly chance to join your child for some fun one-on-one learning activities. … Read more »
EARLY CHILDHOOD ENROLLMENT