Marion County Public Schools is committed to providing universal preschool services to all four-year-olds.
Early Childhood Advisory Committee
The Early Childhood Advisory Committe met on January 19th in order to discuss Kindergarten Readiness, Parent Involvment Activities, and rescources for families. The goal is to assist all students and families in preparing for Kindergarten. Be looking for our new resource guide (coming soon) and Kindergarten Readiness activities.
We are so pleased to have many community members a part of our Committee: Jimmy Higdon, State Senator; Terry Mills, State Representative; Pam Smith, Head Start Director; John G. Mattingly, Board Chairman of Head Start; Sister Kay Carlew, Board of Loretto Day Care; Judy Gaddie, Hospital Board Member; Ellen Hamilton-Ford, Campbellsville University; Patty Brown, Marion County Public Library;Mary Wheatley, Parent-WMES; Ashley Green, Parent-GES; Angela Barnett, HANDS; Shelly Greenwell, HANDS; Taylora Schlosser, Superintendent; Kaelin Reed, Board Member; Tammy Newcome, Chief Academic Officer; Chris Brady, ; Troy Benningfield, Instructional Supervisor; Todd Farmer, Instructional Supervisor/Federal Programs; Sarah Brussell and Linda Taylor, Marion County Preschool teachers; Amy Newton, FRC at GES/CES; Marilyn Gribbins, Early Childhood Assistant; and Deborah Spalding, Early Childhood Director. *Pictures attached at top
Over The Top
Marion County will host a preschool registration on February 13th from 10:00am until 1:00 pm at Glasscock Elementary. This will be a time to register your child, let them enjoy activities, talk with individuals about resources, and have a free dental check-up for your child. We hope to see you there!
The following providers will be available: Marion County Public Early Childhood, Central Kentucky Head Start, Campbellsville University, Marion County Public Library (Children's), Cornerstone To Learning and Loretto Daycare.
Professional Learning Committee
December proved to be a wonderful collaboration with our community partners. Marion County preschool, Marion County High School Early Childhood students, Head Start, Marion County Public Library-Children's Librarian, Cornerstone to Learning, and Loretto Day Care, came together to discuss goals for our Early Childhood Registration on February 13-10:00 am until 1:00 pm at Glasscock Elementary. Many exciting activities and resources will be available to parents who are interested in their child attending a preschool program in our community. We all look forward to see you there.....door prizes and many give aways to students will be available! *PLC picture is posted above.
Preschool Parent Involvement Nights
Marion County Preschool Nights are an exciting time for "all" of us to come together and see what your child is working on in preschool! We began a new club for the district called-The Two Bite Club! Please join us and please bring your child-as we show you our new adventures in Preschool.
West Marion Elementary Preschool Parent Meeting
West Marion parents will have their first meeting on: November 17, 2015@ 6:00 pm in the school library.
Glasscock and Lebanon Elementary Preschool Parent Meeting
Glasscock and Lebanon Elementary parents will have their first meeting on: November 19, 2015 @6:00 pm in the Glasscock school library.
School Readiness in Kentucky
For additional information, click here.
Above picture from the Kentucky Governor's Office of Early Childhood.
We are here to help!
Amy Willis, Early Childhood Director
Marion County Public Schools
270-692-3721 extension 243