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Cattaraugus-wyoming Cnty Prjct

101 S 19th St
Olean, NY 14760-3325

(716) 373-2447


Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"Head Start is a Federal program for preschool children from low-income families. The Head Start program is operated by local non-profit organizations in almost every county in the country.
Cattaraugus & Wyoming Counties Project Head Start is dedicated to improving the quality of life, particularly the lives of the families in our communities. In providing a broad range of services to young children and their families, we constantly strive to excel.
There is a total commitment to treat everyone as an individual, with dignity and respect, and to nurture families to promote their growth."
Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

Flexible Daily Schedule for Classroom
Daily schedule will include the following (part-day will vary). This is subject to change.
Topic Activities
? Welcoming the children Health checks, toileting, washing, attendance;
and volunteers orient volunteers
? Breakfast Set tables, eat, clean-up
? Work Time Structured play including free choice
of activities in all learning areas; brush teeth, indoor and
outdoor play
? Large Motor
Indoor and outdoor play
? Transition Time
Planned transition for clean-up,
? Lunch wash-up, lunch preparation
? Quiet Time Eat, clean-up
? Small Group Time Naps, stories
? Transition Time Stories, games, outdoor play,
? Snack
Washing, prepare snacks
? Recap-Departure
Eat, clean-up"
Excerpted from the preschool's website