Head Start Program

(Currently Not Participating)



                  Hello and Welcome to Tots Express Learning Center’s Head Start Program. Head Start is a child development program that provides services to preschool children and their families who have incomes at or below the Federal poverty level. The Head Start child development program provides services for children with a focus on education, socio-emotional development, physical and mental health, and nutrition. The program also includes a strong parent development component, monthly parent meetings & much, much more.



·         Creative Curriculum: Teaching Strategies

·         Learn new words through vocabulary review

·         Gain an appreciation of books

·         Recognize and identify letters in the alphabet


The program also provides curriculum designed to teach non-English speaking students English.


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Program duration



Enrollment requirements

·         Children must be at least 3 years of age, but not yet 5 on or before September 1st of the current school year.

·         Families must reside within the City of Chicago.

·         Children MUST have an up-to-date physical exam and dental exam

·         Physical exam must include: Height, Weight, Blood Pressure, TB, Lead, Diabetes Screening, Hepatitis A & Influenza