The Week of the Young Child™ is an annual celebration hosted by the National Association for the Education of Young Children to celebrate early learning, young children, their teachers, and families. This year’s celebration marked the 50th anniversary.
Schools across Charleston County School District (CCSD) hosted activities to inspire, encourage, and educate children and their parents in a variety of methods. This year’s theme was Step It Up.
At Midland Park Primary on Monday, the students and staff cut the ribbon to kick off a week of celebrations.
CCSD Head Start and Early Head Start programs are funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to serve 817 preschool children and 184 infants and toddlers, and pregnant women. Head Start programs are offered at 11 sites throughout Charleston County. Early Head Start is available at 7 of our sites as well as in our home-based option.
For more information about the Week of the Young Child, contact CCSD’s Head Start/Early Head Start Director, Dena Davis, at (843) 937-6342.