Community Action Partnership of North Alabama

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Children's Services

Services to children and families include vision, health, and dental screenings in addition to high quality early childhood education. Children's Services programs include Early Head Start, Preschool Head Start, Pre-K and Home-Based services in 16 counties across North Alabama.

Children's Services Director

Kim Dodd
256-260-3156

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A Study on Praise and Mindsets

 

Competitive Salary Scale for Preschool Head Start Teachers

Teacher w/AA Teacher w/BS or BA
$11.66/hour $22.22-27.03/hour
8 hours/day 8 hours/day

 

Competitive Salary Scale for Preschool Head Start Teacher Assistants

Teacher Assistant w/CDA or CDC Teacher Assistant w/AA Teacher Assistant w/BS or BA
$9.75 $10.67 $11.66
8 hours/day 8 hours/day 8 hours/day

 

OSR Salary Scale for State Pre-K Classroom Staff

Office of School Readiness Lead Teacher Salary Step Plan

Lead Teacher

Step Annual Pay Amount
1 $38,342.00
2 $38,777.00
3 $39,212.00
4 $39,647.00
5 $40,082.00
6 $40,517.00
7 $40,952.00
8 $41,387.00
9 $41,822.00
10 $42,257.00

*To be enacted FY2017  *187-Day Contract (7.5 hours per day)

Auxiliary Teacher

CDA/Required Coursework
(This is the minimum requirement for all public and non-public auxiliary teachers.)

First Class Salary $18,754.32

*To be enacted FY2017  *187-Day Contract (7.5 hours per day)


For more information about the Office of School Readiness Program Guidelines, click HERE.


NHSA: Keep the Window Open

 

A Tale of Giving from Fyffe Head Start

 

Alabama Head Start Fact Sheet

“Head Start has significant beneficial short-term effects, strong long-term effects and deserves government investment.”
Dr. James J. Heckman, Nobel Laureate from Early Childhood Education: Making Sense of All the Research

The latest statistics and data are out from the National Head Start Association (NHSA).  Click the FACT SHEET button to access the Alabama Head Start Fact Sheet.

Fact Sheet


Early Head Start

We welcome infants and toddlers up to age 3, in our Early Head Start program and we offer services to pregnant women through resource and referral, education, pre-natal care and maternal health. Young children experience quality services in a warm and caring center-based environment that values each child individually.

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Head Start Preschool

The Head Start Preschool and Alabama Office of School Readiness Pre-K classrooms promote school readiness by offering a socially stimulating learning environment that encourages children, ages 3 to 5, to engage in hands-on experiences and explore the world around them.

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Pre-K

The Head Start Preschool and Alabama Office of School Readiness Pre-K classrooms promote school readiness by offering a socially stimulating learning environment that encourages children to engage in hands-on experiences and explore the world around them.  Children whose fourth birthday occurs on or before September 1st of the start of the program year are eligible for acceptance.

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Parents As Teachers (PAT) Program

The PAT program provides information, support and encouragement to parents and caregivers through home visits to help children develop optimally during the crucial early years of life.

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Home Visitors Program

Like the PAT program, the Home Visitors Program provides information, support and encouragement to parents and caregivers through home visits to help children develop optimally during the crucial early years of life.

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