The Booker T. Washington Child Development Center

Booker T. Washington Child Development Center, Inc. is a non-profit federally funded comprehensive Head Start program for 192 preschool children (includes children with special needs) from low income families who live within the Eastlake and Garfield communities. There is no fee to participate, and children receive free meals through the Child Nutrition Program. Our Head Start program conducts classes with 1 adult for every 10 children. All of our staff members receive on going training in child development and early childhood education and all of our teaching staff are either enrolled in or have obtained a Childhood Development Credential.

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