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Saunders County Head Start

Program/staff information; links to calendar & enrollment application


Saunders County Head Start Preschool is a part-day, full-week program that follows the Wahoo Public Schools calendar. It is a free preschool for income eligible children. Each year 34 children are enrolled. We welcome everyone to fill out an application. Children must turn 3 by July 31.

Saunders County Head Start is ALWAYS taking applications!
For more information, contact Ali @ 402-443-4250, ext. 1019


Do you know a child who would enjoy Head Start?

    * Head Start is a free preschool for income eligible families.

    * Classes are held Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Wahoo Elementary School.

    * A free breakfast and lunch are provided.

    * Children enrolled in Head Start socialize, problem solve and have fun while learning in a safe and caring setting.

    * Parents are valued as their child's first and most important teacher.

    * Income eligible children are given first priority. Families currently receiving ADC/TANF, SSI, or SNAP benefits automatically qualify for our Program.

    * All Children are welcome, including children with disabilities or English language learners.

    * Applications are accepted year round.

If you are interested in enrolling your child, please complete the online application posted below. 

Please contact Head Start Coordinator Alison Klein at 443-4250, ext. 1019 if you have any questions.

Click on the following link to access the application:



Link: 2022-2023 Head Start Calendar

Head Start Certified and Non-Certified Staff:

Alison Klein Head Start Coordinator aklein@wahoowarriors.org
Shelley Maass Director of Student Services smaass@wahoowarriors.org
Ben Kreifels Program Director bkreifels@wahoowarriors.org
Brian Carlson  Family Educator bcarlson@wahoowarriors.org
Kassie Moline Family Educator kmoline@wahoowarriors.org
Alison Stewart Early Childhood Special Educator astewart@wahoowarriors.org
Jameson Wiebold Early Childhood Speech/Lang. Pathologist jwiebold@wahoowarriors.org
Roxane Malousek Secretary rmalousek@wahoowarriors.org
Rylea Buckmaster Para Educator rbuckmaster@wahoowarriors.org
Heather Johnson Para Educator hjohnson@wahoowarriors.org
Vicki Murren Para Educator vmurren@wahoowarriors.org
Beth Vech Para Educator bvech@wahoowarriors.org


Saunders County Head Start

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