The Cooperative Districts offer several preschool opportunities for children. Children with special needs may qualify for specialized educational programs from infancy. The Head Start Program is available beginning at age 3 and 4 for students who qualify for the program. The Head Start Program is designed for children from lower income families. For more information please contact Flat Rock Head Start at (734) 789-8456. The Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP) serves Flat Rock familes with children 4 years of age. This program is free to familes who live in the Flat Rock School District. Call Karla Ford at 734-535-6567 for more information.
Gibraltar School District offers several programs for preschoolers at Hunter Elementary in Brownstown. The Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP) serves families with children 4 years of age. This program is free to families who qualify. There is also a tuition-based program for 3 and 4 year olds. For additional preschool information in Gibraltar, please call Bonnie Shabinaw at (734) 379-6390 Ext 4315.
Parents of younger children (0-3 years) with special needs may seek assistance from the T.O.T.E. (Teach Our Tots Early) program. These children qualify for special education services under a variety of categories. For more information regarding this early intervention program call the Coop Office at (734) 379-6360.
The Coop also offers a specialized program for significantly impaired preschoolers (3-5). The curriculum is designed to provide activities to improve each child’s speech and language, motor, and cognitive skills. If you suspect that your child may qualify for this program contact the Coop Office at (734) 379-6360.