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Why Head Start?

Eastern Oregon University Head Start is the best preschool and child care service in the area. We have 3 core values at Eastern Oregon University Head Start, they are:

      • Regard parents as the first and most important teachers of their children.
      • Include and honor each family’s unique cultural perspective.
      • Support the whole child, family, and community.

our unique approaches to learning set us
a part from the rest.

We use a conscious discipline approach...

Conscious Discipline is an evidence-based, trauma-informed behavior management system that combines a four-part approach to social-emotional learning, discipline, and self-regulation.

we use a school readiness approach...

The U.S. Department of Education defines the five areas of school readiness:

1. Language and literacy development

2. Cognition and general knowledge

3. Approaches toward learning

4. Physical well-being and motor development

5. Social and emotional development

Our Mission:

To enhance the resiliency of each family, Eastern Oregon University Head Start serves through high-quality relationships, developing generations of lifelong, empowered learners.

Our vision:

Stable and attached families living in communities with opportunities for everyone to succeed.

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