Pre-school programs offered

KINGSFORD – The Dickinson-Iron Intermediate School District Department of Early Childhood Education is accepting Early Head Start, Head Start and Great Start Readiness applications for the 2018-19 school year.

Pregnant mothers and children ages birth to 3 may be eligible for the Early Head Start Program.

Children ages three and four, may be eligible to attend the Head Start or Great Start Readiness preschool programs.

The programs are free to families who qualify and children are not required to be potty trained prior to enrollment. Families with children with a disability are encouraged to apply.

Early Head Start, Head Start, and Great Start Readiness are comprehensive programs that involve the family in the development of the child. Early Childhood Centers are located in Norway, the Bates Early Childhood Center in Iron County, North Dickinson, and Kingsford.

If you have any questions or would like to submit an application for your child, please call the Dickinson-Iron Intermediate School District-Department of Early Childhood Education at 906-779-2695 or visit