Early Childhood

 

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Learn and Play with
Bright Beginnings

We empower parents with the skills and tools they need to be their child's first and best teacher. We serve children from birth to kindergarten with homevisits, playgroups and free screenings.

 

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Quality Childcare with
Great Start to Quality Kent Resource Center

We help families find the right childcare for them. We also provide resources, support and professional development to childcare providers.

 

          

                  

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Help for Your Baby from Early On

We provide developmental evaluations and in-home early interventions for children with developmental delays and medical conditions. We serve babies from birth to 3 years old.  

 

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Free Preschool
for qualifying families through Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP).  Click our logo for more information about GSRP!

We provide free preschool to four-year-olds in Kent County.  Click here to apply online!  If you have any questions, call 616-447-2409.  

 

First Steps Great Start Collaborative

 

Great Start Parent Coalition        Success Starts Early  

Contact Information

 

 

Ashley Karsten

GSRP Supervisor
Ashleykarsten@kentisd.org
(616) 447-5683 


Barbara Corbin
Early On® Coordinator 
barbaracorbin@kentisd.org 
(616) 365-2384


Karen Lezan
Bright Beginnings Coordinator
karenlezan@kentisd.org
(616)365-2276


Terese Smith
Great Start to Quality Kent Resource Center Director
teresesmith@kentisd.org
(616) 447-2423

 

 

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