ISD accepting preschool applications
IRON MOUNTAIN — The Dickinson-Iron Intermediate School District, Department of Early Childhood Education is accepting Early Head Start and Head Start applications for the 2022-2023 program year.
The ISD has early childhood centers in Iron River, Kingsford, Norway and North Dickinson.
Pregnant mothers and children ages birth to three may be eligible for the Early Head Start Program. Early Head Start provides assistance to families with children ages birth to three and pregnant women. Early Head Start offers parent support through weekly home visits that focus on the child’s development. Early Head Start also offers play and learn socialization groups designed for infants and toddlers.
Children ages three and four may be eligible to attend the Head Start preschool program. The program is free to families who qualify and children are not required to be potty trained prior to enrollment.
The Head Start program offers part-day and full-day classroom options, Tuesday through Friday. Head Start provides a structured play-based learning environment, which meets children at their developmental starting place and focuses on all developmental domains.
Children will be provided a free breakfast, lunch and snack throughout the day.
Bussing is provided at no cost.
Families interested in enrolling their child in Early Head Start or Head Start can call the Dickinson-Iron Intermediate School District-Department of Early Childhood Education at 779-2695 or go to www.diisd.org